Intergenerational learning plays a fundamental role in fostering literacy, lifelong learning and sustainable development. In recognition of this, in 2016 the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) initiated a family literacy and learning project in order to collect and disseminate relevant best practices and support Member States in the implementation of country-specific family literacy and learning programmes.
Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is home to a vibrant youth and adult population with around one-seventh of the world’s population living in the region.
In today’s digital world, information and communication technologies (ICTs) are constantly shaping the way people live, learn and develop. Used creatively, they can bring sustainable prospects for literacy and numeracy learning.