Since 1967, UNESCO International Literacy Prizes have rewarded excellence and innovation in the field of literacy. Over 490 projects and programmes undertaken by governments, non-governmental organizations and individuals around the world have been recognized. Through these prestigious Prizes, UNESCO seeks to support effective literacy practices and encourages the promotion of dynamic literate societies.
“Human rights education can make a real difference in people’s lives – whether a woman in Turkey, a police officer in Australia or a child in India, as we see in this film,” says UN Human Rights Chief Navi Pillay in her introduction to a 28-minute movie entitled A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education.
The AFS Global Citizen Prize will recognise one extraordinary young person for working across differences to address pressing global issues. The winner will get US$10,000 cash prize, trip to Montreal to attend the AFS Global Conference, international recognition and membership in the AFS community of young and active global citizens.
Young people are eligible for the prize if they are under 30 years old and are running a project that:
addresses a pressing global issue outlined in the United Nations Sustainable […]
The five articles featured in this special issue support the role of lifelong learning in the Sustainable Development Goals and take the process one step further to examine the ways in which lifelong learning is conceptualised, enacted and monitored in the 21st century. The contributions look closely at the intersection of education and development, and the implicit acknowledgement that education is integral to the achievement of several of the SDGs in addressing poverty, inequality, social development […]
ETUCE is pleased to announce that the registration for the online course on Citizenship and Human Rights Education for Change, is open now. This research and training initiative is free of charge. The 6 weeks course takes place from 29 April until 9 June 2019, and offers teachers, school leaders, other education personnel, and education employers, an opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills in teaching and learning about democratic citizenship, human rights and inclusive education.
On 4 October 2019 in Dijon, France, academics,
researchers and practitioners from Europe and beyond will present their latest
work during the annual Education and Research Session organised during the 2019
ENCATC Congress on Cultural Management and Policy “Diversity and
sustainability at work. Policies and practices from culture and education” (2-5
This gathering of the international education
and research community will provide a unique interdisciplinary environment to
get the latest world-class education practices and research being conducted on
cultural management and policy.
Each year EAEA celebrates innovation and excellence in adult education. The EAEA Grundtvig Award highlights project results that produce new ideas, partnerships, methodologies and understanding how we can work in adult learning.
This year, Grundtvig Awards will be given to best projects or initiatives promoting learning of Life Skills. Life Skills are combinations of different capabilities that enable adults to become lifelong learners and to solve problems in order to live an independent life and participate in society. EAEA will […]
The ESNsurvey 2019 has been officially launched and the topic is transversal to all education actors, as this edition is focused on mobility students and their sense of citizenship in political, civil and social actions.
How affected are the lives of these students after their exchanges? What is the impact of a mobility experience in students who through the programme have the opportunity to meet new cultures, new friends, live in an international environment? With the questionnaire we aim at understanding […]
On International Women’s Day, UNESCO has launched the call for nominations for the 2019 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education. The Prize annually awards US$ 50,000 to two outstanding laureates.
Governments of UNESCO Member States and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in official partnership with UNESCO are now invited to nominate up to three individuals, institutions or organizations who have made strong contributions in favour of girls’ and women’s education.
Nominated projects must meet the eligibility and selection criteria set by the Prize. They must […]
The European Federation for Intercultural Learning – EFIL is offering a training course for secondary school teachers and school leaders based on the model of the training ‘Intercultural learning at School’ developed in the Erasmus+ project Intercultural learning for Pupils and Teachers: www.intercultural-learning.eu
The training course will be in English and will take place on 21-24 August (including travel) in Berlin, Germany. The participation fee will be approximately 550 euro including accommodation in a double room and meals. For […]