News: Education
Education - Wed Jan 28 2009
WSF Opening March
The opening rally took place on the 27th. Under pouring rain, thousands of people walked along the streets of Belem for around 5 hours, and rain did not discourage them from dancing, singing and parading with enthusiasm and excitement.
Education - Fri Jan 23 2009
The right to adult education at the WSF 2009
The International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) is organizing a series of workshops and meetings at the World Social Forum in Belem to pave the way towards the VI International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA).
Education - Fri Nov 28 2008
Universal primary education goal not attainable without adult education
The EFA universal primary education goal could not be reached without meeting the basic lifelong learning needs of youth and adults said the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) commmenting on the UNESCO 2009 Global Monitoring Report on Education For All.
Education - Thu Oct 09 2008
Learn without fear: a new report
Plan has released it's new report on school violence focusing on 3 major areas: sexual violence, corporal punishment and bullying.
Education - Tue Oct 07 2008
Teachers speak out for decent work
Education International is joining with trade unions in 115 countries in strong support of October 7, the World Day for Decent Work, and the campaign launched by the International Trade Union Federation to demand change in the world economy.
Education - Tue Oct 07 2008
CONFINTEA VI Preparatory Conference for Asia and the Pacific
This report is an information update of the Asia and the Pacific regional conference on adult education held 6-8 October, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Education - Mon Sep 15 2008
"No more lifelong learning for the North and literacy for the South" say NGOs
The Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (Confintea VI) that took place from 10-13 September 2008 in Mexico City had civil society representatives argue whether or not the region has really adopted the lifelong learning paradigm agreed in Hamburg in 1997.
Education - Tue Sep 09 2008
Latest OECD report promotes private funding over public investment in education
The expansion of quality education can be sustained only as a public service and as a responsibility of governments, says Education International in reaction to the OECD's report: "Education at a Glance 2008".
Education - Fri Sep 05 2008
International literacy day: 8 September
"Literacy is the best remedy," is the slogan of the International Literacy Day 2008, which is celebrated every year on 8 September. A conference on the challenges to literacy, organised by UNESCO, will take place from 10 to 13 September in Mexico City.
Education - Fri Jul 25 2008
Course on lifelong learning advocacy
The International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) announces the fourth edition of the ICAE Academy of Lifelong Learning Advocacy (IALLA IV) that will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from October 27 to November 12, 2008.

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