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#ALL4SocialChange PhD Webinar Series – Call for Presentations OPEN!

We are delighted to share the call for presentations for a PhD webinar series on Adult Literacy and Learning (ALL) for Social Change (#ALL4SocialChange) !   CONTEXT The #ALL4SocialChange...

UEA 100 Forum - December 11 2018 report

Here is the report from the first Adult Education 100 Forum held December 2018.

Brian Street Memorial Lecture publication

Just Published! Brian Street Memorial Lecture. Last year’s memorial lecture given by David Barton and Mary Hamilton has now been published as the first paper in a new series of UEA School of...

UNESCO Chair visit to UIL Hamburg

Anna Robinson-Pant visited UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning in Hamburg from Feb. 21st – 22nd 2019, hosted by UIL Director David Atchoarena, Rakhat Zholdoshalieva and Rika Yorozu (Policy...

University Of Sanctuary Anniversary Celebrations

Last Wednesday, the UEA UNESCO Chair team contributed to the University of Sanctuary anniversary celebrations. PGR students Burcu Evren and Chris Millora spoke to visitors (including Norwich...

#All4SocialChange Webinar Series

A free PhD webinar series in adult literacy and learning (all) for social change. To register, follow this link: http://bit.ly/informalspacesinGCE All enquiries: ...

UEA represented at Adult Education 100 'Next Steps' Conference held at City Lit. Nov 26th 2018

Adult Education 100 is a national initiative to re-examine the place of Adult Education (AE) in the UK, marking the Centenary of the Ministry of Reconstruction Report on Adult Education...

UEA represented at the international conference on numeracy

Dr. Ulrike Hanemann, UNESCO Chair Academic Associate, participated on behalf of the UNESCO Chair at the conference “Numeracy as Part of Adult (Basic) Education: International and Comparative...

UNESCO Chair Nepal welcomes international team!

In October, UNESCO Chair colleagues in Nepal welcomed a team from UEA, Bahir Dar University Ethiopia and the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines: Anna Robinson-Pant, Sheila Aikman, PhD...

International Literacy Day 2018

Anna Robinson-Pant was invited to represent the UEA UNESCO Chair at an international conference on ‘Literacy and Skills Development’ at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on September 7 th . Anna...

#ALL4SocialChange PhD Webinar Series launched!

#ALL4SocialChange PhD Webinar Series launched!   We are delighted to share the call for presentations for a PhD webinar series on Adult Literacy and Learning (ALL) for...

UNESCO Chair Newsletter

The latest release of the UNESCO Chair Newsletter.  

UNESCO Chair Partnership Agreement Signing Ceremony at Ain Shams University, Cairo

We are delighted to announce that the partnership agreement has been signed in Cairo at a ceremony held on June 25th 2018. Professor Mohamed Elshinawy, Advisor of the Minister for International...

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UNESCO Expert Meeting on Assessment

UEA Visiting Professor, Diana Coben, has been invited to an Expert Meeting at UNESCO's HQ in Paris on 'Expanded assessment frameworks' for UN Sustainable Development...

New policy paper on boys’ education

Dr. Catherine Jere’s  commissioned paper for the UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report has just been published as a policy brief: ‘Achieving gender equality in education: don’t forget...

Edulution and digital literacy project

Dr Joanna Nair, Visiting Fellow in the School of Education and Lifelong Learning at the University of East Anglia, now works as Educational Advisor to two education providing organisations: ...

Professor Diana Coben joins UEA

Professor Diana Coben, PhD FRSA FHEA, joined the UEA School of Education and Lifelong Learning as a Visiting Professor on May 1st. 2018 and is looking forward to collaborating with the UNESCO...

Dr. Genet Gelana is awarded Fellowship

The British Association for Comparative and International Education (BAICE) has just announced that Dr. Genet Gelana, from UNESCO Chair partner, Bahir Dar University Department of Adult Education...