30 novembre 2013

UIL Announces New Publication on Youth and Adult Education Concepts in Latin America

In light of the growing number of concepts in the field of youth and adult education, policy-makers and practitioners should have at their disposal a guidebook that summarizes all the major discussions in this area of study. UIL and the Organization of Iberoamerican States (OEI) have taken steps in this direction with the collaborative publication “Conceptual Contributions on Youth and Adult Education: Towards the Construction of Shared Meanings in Diversity.” 
The initiative was born in a follow-up meeting to the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI) in 2011, and was developed in 2012 in a joint effort between specialists and programme leaders from the region. 
According to the second Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE II), the diversity of concepts in the field of adult learning and education hinders the collection of comparable data, as well as the development and implementation of policies. In response to this, this policy-making tool aims to bring together shared concepts in the field, as well as to reflect the diversity of the region. More...

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