02 février 2020

UIL supports Cambodia, China, the Philippines and Rwanda to strengthen education systems from a lifelong learning perspective

UILThe UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) supports a series of actions underway to strengthen education systems from a lifelong learning perspective in Cambodia, China, the Philippines and Rwanda. Representatives of education ministries, professionals from other government sectors, education planners and researchers from all four countries are currently in the process of finalizing and implementing policy measures to facilitate lifelong learning opportunities for all based on a capacity-building workshop co-organized by UIL, the National Commission of the People’s Republic of China for UNESCO and Shanghai Open University at the end of 2019. More...

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Promoting entrepreneurship in the UNESCO learning city of Swansea

UILFaced with a downturn in economic development, Swansea developed a learning city plan focused on entrepreneurialism. Boosting investment and creating jobs in the region while developing a model of economic growth that ensures everyone, including residents in disadvantaged communities, benefit from enhanced prosperity was the main challenge identified when the city joined the UNESCO GNLC in 2015. At that time, the most disadvantaged communities in Swansea, today a city of 246,500 inhabitants, were suffering from third-generation unemployment and a continuous lack of engagement with education. More...

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Just published: Addressing global citizenship education in adult learning and education: summary report

UILThis publication outlines developments and gaps in the field of global citizenship education (GCED) for adult learners. It showcases good practices and, at the same time, demonstrates that in many countries global citizenship is not (yet) part of adult learning and education programmes. More...

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Education improves quality of life in Gdynia, Poland

UILInducted into the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) in 2019, Gdynia strives to provide its inhabitants with the knowledge and skills they need to adapt to current technological, demographic and environmental changes so that they may fulfil their individual potential, strengthen their communities and contribute to economic development. In addition, the city has built strong coordination mechanisms to ensure educational opportunities are available to everyone, at every stage in life. More...

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UNESCO learning cities around the world celebrate International Day of Education 2020

UILOn International Day of Education, 24 January 2020, the right to education will be celebrated around the world. UNESCO learning cities from all regions will join in by celebrating the joy of learning and by showing how learning can empower people, preserve the planet, build shared prosperity and foster peace. Learning cities are key drivers to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals. More...

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Egyptian UNESCO Learning City of Aswan reaches out to the disadvantaged

UILWith an integrated network comprising government, NGOs and the private sector, the municipality has implemented a great variety of programmes to ensure learning opportunities for all across different spans of life. In an effort to reach, in particular, marginalized groups, the city has so far built 120 community centres targeting dropouts in deprived areas. That way, those who were not able to complete formal education in the first place are enabled to return to shaping their future through education. More...

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UNESCO Learning City of Mayo-Baléo improves living conditions through education

UILPoverty, the availability of educational facilities, health and sanitary infrastructure, as well as basic infrastructure to support the local economy, are severe challenges in the UNESCO Learning City of Mayo-Baléo, located in the department of Faro-et-Déo in Cameroon’s Adamawa Region. Its learning city strategy is directed at improving these conditions and empowering citizens by creating an environment conducive to the participation of individuals and communities in local development processes. More...

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Inclusion is central to the UNESCO Learning City of Groningen

UILThe city of Groningen is one of more than 170 active members of the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) putting lifelong learning at the heart of its municipality. The city will join the celebration of International Day of Education on 24 January 2020 by bringing together local partners in government, education and entrepreneurship to discuss inclusion, equal opportunities and lifelong learning and share ideas on how to achieve common goals. More...

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Join the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities!

UILThe UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) is an international policy-oriented network providing inspiration, know-how and best practice. UNESCO GNLC members benefit from sharing of lifelong learning policies and practices, production and exchange of knowledge on key challenges and solutions, capacity building and training initiatives, and participation in global events such as the International Conference of Learning Cities. More...

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Femmes dirigeantes : comment briser le plafond de verre de l’enseignement supérieur?

HeadwayBlog Headway - Olivier Rollot. 60 universités organisent des élections cette année. Y aura-t-il plus de femmes à leur tête alors qu’on ne compte aujourd’hui que 11 femmes parmi leurs 73 présidents soit 15%. Un pourcentage en baisse par rapport au début des années 2010. Plus...

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