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Transforming Our World: Literacy for Sustainable Development

Sep 03, 2015

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) joins the world in marking the 2015 International Literacy Day by launching a new publication.more

First results of action research on measuring the learning outcomes of literacy programmes

Sep 01, 2015

This new publication is a critical review of the first results of action research on measuring the learning outcomes of literacy programmes. Five francophone African countries ‒ Burkina Faso, Mali, Morocco, Niger and Senegal ‒ have been developing and implementing common tools to measure the level...more

The Evolution and Impact of Literacy Campaigns and Programmes 2000–2014

Aug 25, 2015

The past decade has seen a resurgence in the popularity of literacy campaigns as a means of mobilizing political will, resources and people.more

Just out: The French translation of “Action research to improve youth and adult literacy”

Aug 25, 2015

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), in collaboration with the UNESCO Multi-sectoral Regional Office for West Africa in Abuja, has published a guidebookmore

Tanzania works towards a new education sector plan

Aug 20, 2015

In order to realize Vision 2025 – its vision for a sustainable learning society – Tanzania is currently developing a ten-year Education Sector Development Plan (ESDP), which will run from 2016 to 2025. The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) and a multidisciplinary UNESCO team led by the...more

CONFINTEA Scholarships - April 2015

Aug 18, 2015

During his stay at UIL, Mr Peter Björkman drafted a case study for LitBase, the UIL database of effective literacy and numeracy practices. For this case study, he collected best practice examples from members of Literacy for All, a European library network that Mr Björkman helped establish in June...more

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