Feminist popular education: Decolonizing solidarity?
AWID FORUM 2016 September 11, 2016. 11h00/12h30 Organizers: Gender Education Office of ICAE - REPEM - Vida Brasil More pictures here
Launch of Global Alliance for Literacy
Alan Tuckett (ICAE past president) and Katarina Popovic (ICAE Secretary General) are present in the launch in Paris. The Global Alliance for Literacy within the Framework of Lifelong Learning (GAL) The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, one of UNESCO’s specialist institutions with a core mandate for literacy and lifelong learning, has been asked by UNESCO to lead the consultation process for...
Literacy opens wide a door to the world but millions of adults are still locked out
On the 50th Anniversary of International Literacy Day Dr Katarina Popović - Secretary General of ICAE (International Council of Adult Education, Uruguay) and Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Serbia, talks to UNESCO about how, despite the evolution in our thinking on literacy, adults are still missing out. “Literacy is an entrance to the world,” said Ms Katarina...
September 8. International Literacy Day
50th Anniversary Reading the Past, Writing the Future "The world has changed since 1966 – but our determination to provide every woman and man with the skills, capacities and opportunities to become everything they wish, in dignity and respect, remains as firm as ever. Literacy is a foundation to build a more sustainable future for all." UNESCO Director-General This year marks the 50th...
World Social Forum 2016
Another world is needed, together is possible! By Shirley Walters and María Graciela Cuervo From the 9th to the 14th of August 2016, in Montreal, Canada, thousands of people met in the 12th World Social Forum (WSF). The WSF 2016 reached its goal of gathering thousands of people from civil society organizations and social movements who want to build a sustainable and inclusive world, where all...
2016 UIL Honorary Fellow Certificate
Alan Tuckett, ICAE Past president and Shirley Walters, ICAE Vice president - Africa (2015-2019) have been awarded the Honorary Fellow of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) 2016. Alan next to Shirley, Maria Khan (ASPBAE Secretary General) and Heribert Hinzen (DVV International former Director) will be receiving the award at the Think-tank meeting on lifelong learning in the 2030...
Voices Rising Nº 496
In this issue: - 2016 UIL Honorary Fellow Certificate - ICAE/ IALLA Francophone - Appel a candidatures / Call for Applications / Convocatoria 2016 - World Social Forum 2016 - Global Alliance for Literacy (GAL) within the framework of lifelong learning - GEO session at AWID Forum - Paving the way to CONFINTEA VI+ 6 - ICAE Members activities - Other activities Download Voices Rising Nº496
Global Alliance for Literacy (GAL)
Global Alliance for Literacy (GAL) within the framework of lifelong learning Being one of UNESCO’s core mandates ever since the organization’s inception, and one of the unfinished tasks of the MDGs agenda, literacy remains one of the biggest challenge of the global world. It is a prerequisite for the development of personal, social, economic and political empowerment, and Belem Framework for...
“Rethinking Education – Towards a global common good?” (2015) was published at a particular historical juncture when the international education and development community moved towards the global framework of Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. While reaffirming a humanistic vision of education and development, Rethinking Education identifies issues likely to affect the purpose of education and...