In today’s information age, customized distance learning, which offers more flexible access to education, is becoming a widespread trend. This has prompted the need to come up with innovative ways to deal with the present challenges of education and development. Against this background, an international seminar entitled Responding to the Challenges and Emerging Demands for Continuing Education Through Customized Distance Learning took place at the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) in Hamburg, Germany, on 28 and 29 November 2016.
UIL assists training institutions in Senegal and Uganda in developing courses for educators using participatory action research methods. This approach aims to enhance the quality of youth and adult literacy education and learning.
The action research on the measurement of learning outcomes of literacy programmes’ participants (RAMAA) project, initiated by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), aims to develop and use efficient tools and methods to measu
The 5th International Workshop of Action research measuring learning outcomes of adult literacy programmes (RAMAA) was held from 22 to 25 April 2013 in Niamey (Niger).
UIL organised, in collaboration with UNESCO/BREDA, the first technical workshop for the RAMAA project from 9 to 11 February 2011 in Senegal.
The multi-country research project on measuring literacy programme participants’ learning outcomes (RAMAA) will assess the competences of beneficiaries of adult literacy programmes in Burkina Faso, Mali, Morocco, Niger and Senegal.