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Gender Review launch in London

As UKFIET committee member, Catherine Jere helped organise the launch on March 8 th of the sixth Gender Review from UNESCO's Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report team. You can read...

International Conference in Nepal in October 2018

Kathmandu University School of Education (KUSOED) is organizing the Second International Conference on Transformative Education Research and Sustainable Development (TERSD) on 5-8,...

International Conference in Nepal in October 2018

Kathmandu University School of Education (KUSOED) is organizing the Second International Conference on Transformative Education Research and Sustainable Development (TERSD) on 5-8,...

Brian Street Memorial Lecture

On March 6th 2018, the Brian Street Memorial Lecture was hosted by the School of Education and Lifelong Learning and the School of International Development at the University of East Anglia. Brian...

UNESCO Chair  Workshops in Nepal, February 2018

Anna Robinson-Pant visited Nepal in February 2018, conducting training/research activities and meetings with UNESCO Chair colleagues at Kathmandu University (KU), Tribhuvan University (TU) and...

Women’s Literacy and Lancôme

Anna Robinson-Pant was interviewed for L’Oreal’s Monthly Digest, having advised Lancome last year on their campaign to support women’s literacy and empowerment. Lancome approached Anna as UNESCO...

News from UNESCO Chair Studentship Holder

Christopher Millora co-facilitated a whole day participatory learning session with about 20 young people in rural Leganes, Iloilo last January 20, 2018. The workshop was conducted in partnership...

Chair Visit to UNESCO Paris

The 25th anniversary of the UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs programme was marked by a celebration on 31st October in UNESCO headquarters in Paris. Along with 200 UNESCO Chairs from all over the world, Anna...

Participatory Approaches to Research workshops in Malawi

In November 2017, Catherine Jere spent two weeks at Chancellor College, University of Malawi, as part of a UEA staff mobility programme funded by ERASMUS + . During her time there – hosted by the...

Academic Writing Workshop and Symposium at Ain Shams University, Cairo

Anna Magyar and Anna Robinson-Pant ran a series of academic writing workshops in Ains Sham University, Cairo from 16th – 21st December. These were hosted by Dr Rasha Kamal and Dr. Ashour Amry, our...

International Literacy Day 2017

On September 8th, UEA UNESO Chair team were represented by Dr. Catherine Jere at the international conference on Literacy in a Digital World held at UNESCO Paris, hosted by the Education 2030 team,...

Literacy research and capacity building initiatives in Afghanistan

George Kadiri, consultant to the Enhancement of Literacy in Afghanistan (ELA) Programme in UNESCO Kabul, wrote to the UNESCO Chair at UEA about planned developments in Afghanistan and to...

UEA UNESCO Chair Members present at the 14th UKFIET International Conference 2017

UEA UNESCO Chair members, Dr. Sushan Acharya (Tribhuvan University), Dr. Amina Singh (Kathmandu University), Dr. Gina Lontoc (UEA Visiting Fellow), Ahmmardouh Mjaya (UEA PhD student) and Prof....

Symposium and Writers’ Workshops to be hosted at Ain Shams University, Cairo

From December 17th – 20th 2017, a series of workshops will be held at Ain Shams University in Egypt as part of the BAICE-funded Writing For Academic Publication programme. Senior academics based...

UNESCO Chair newsletter - first issue

We are pleased to share the first issue of our UNESCO Chair newsletter, compiled by Dr. Eleni Konidari from the UEA UNESCO Chair team. Download the newsletter

INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY CELEBRATION

On September 8th, the UEA team held an informal seminar and lunch with researchers, students and local literacy practitioners to mark International Literacy Day. The event was chaired by Prof....

A Dialogue on Adult Literacy and Learning for Social Transformation

Professor Anna Robinson-Pant attended the UNESCO Addis Ababa Liaison Office and UNESCO IICBA. Anna emphasised the need for inter-sectoral cooperation to achieve Adult Literacy. The topic was...

Article in Kathmandu Publication

UNESCO Kathmandu country office translated an article by UNESCO Chair holder, Anna Robinson-Pant, reflecting on her experience in adult literacy in Nepal over the past three decades. The article –...

UNESCO Chair academic writing workshops in Nepal

Anna Robinson-Pant has just returned from Nepal where she ran a series of workshops with Dr. Anna Magyar (EDU Visiting Fellow) on academic writing and publishing. The workshops,...

UNESCO Chair Launch

On February 27th 2017, the UNESCO Chair in Adult Literacy and Learning for Social Transformation was formally launched at a programme opened by the Vice Chancellor of the University of East...