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#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...

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,...

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...