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A recently published report, Lifelong learning in transformation: Promising practices in Southeast Asia , sheds light on promising lifelong learning practices in 11 countries in the region. The report comprises three main sections: a reflection on lifelong learning in international and national documents, a collection of good practice drawn from the countries’ national reports, and a set of common recommendations across these countries. It is hoped that these recommendations followed by...

Author/Editor:
Rika Yorozu
Year of publication:
2017
No. of pages:
62

Available from UIL's Library in English.

‘Universities are playing an increasingly important role in creating lifelong opportunities for all’, says Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL).

This UIL publication reports on how higher education institutes (HEIs) face a strategic imperative to broaden access to lifelong learning opportunities and ensure that education and learning are available to a diverse student population. Given the on-going process...

Author/Editor:
Jin Yang; Chripa Schneller; Stephen Roche
Year of publication:
2015
No. of pages:
198

Available from UIL's Library in English.

“New research adds considerably to UNESCO’s knowledge base on building a learning society” says Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning.

Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Singapore are in the process of becoming learning societies. These countries focus on educating the work force and investing in educational research.

UIL has just published, as the second volume in its series on Lifelong Learning Policies and Strategies, a report entitled Building a Learning Society in Japan, the Republic of Korea and Singapore by Jin Yang and Rika Yorozu....

Author/Editor:
Jin Yang; Rika Yorozu
Year of publication:
2015
No. of pages:
47

Available from UIL's Library in English.

‘There are porous boundaries between formal education, non-formal education and informal learning, and a number of issues affect the operationalization of lifelong learning. These include conceptual understandings of lifelong learning, the recognition of learning achievements and the role of counselling and guidance, teachers and facilitators, financial resources and infrastructure, and coordination among stakeholders,’ says Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning.

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning has produced a study on key issues and policy...

Author/Editor:
Shirley Walters; Jin Yang; Peter Roslander
Year of publication:
2014
No. of pages:
58

Available from UIL's Library in English.