CONFINTEA V
UNESCO
CONFINTEA V

Adult learning and the challenges of the 21st century

A series of 29 booklets 
documenting workshops 
held at the 
Fifth International Conference on Adult Education

Spanish version available here
French version available here


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THEME 1 ADULT LEARNING AND THE CHALLENGES OF THE  21st CENTURY
1a Adult learning, democracy and peace  (107 KB)
1b Cultural citizenship in the 21st century: adult learning & indigenous peoples  (118 KB)
1c Minorities & adult learning: communication among majorities & minorities(100 KB)
THEME 2 IMPROVING CONDITIONS & QUALITY OF ADULT LEARNING
2a Universities and the future of adult learning  (114 KB)
2b The multiplicity of research on 'Learning for All', a key for the 21st century  (109 KB)
2c Global community of adult learning through information and documentation: developing a network of networks  (103 KB)
2d
Monitoring adult learning for knowledge-based policy-making  (121 KB)
2e
The politics and policies of the education of adults in a globally transforming society  (102 KB)
THEME 3
ENSURING UNIVERSAL RIGHTS TO LITERACY AND BASIC EDUCSTION
3a
Literacy in the world and its major regions  (122 KB)
3b
Literacy and learning strategies  (89 KB)
3c
Literacy, education and social development  (98 KB)
3d
Literacy research, evaluation and statistics  (107 KB)
3e
Literacy in multilingual/multicultural settings  (119 KB)
3f
Literacy and technology  (97 KB)
3g
Literacy for tomorrow  (118 KB)
THEME 4
PROMOTING THE EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN
4a
Women's education: the contending discourses & possibilities for change  (107 KB)
4b
Raising gender issues in formal and non-formal settings  (103 KB)
THEME 5
ADULT LEARNING AND THE CHANGING WORLD OF WORK
5a
Work-related adult learning in a changing world (129 KB)
THEME 6
ADULT LEARNING IN THE CONTEXT OF ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH & POPULATION
6a
Adult environmental education: awareness and environmental action  (115 KB)
6b
Health promotion and health education for adults  (114 KB)
6c
Adult education and population issues in the post-Cairo context  (113 KB)
THEME 7
ADULT LEARNING, MEDIA AND CULTURE
7a
New information technologies: a key for adult learning?  (102 KB)
7b
Museums, libraries and cultural heritage: democratising culture, creating knowledge and building bridges  (126 KB)
THEME 8
ADULT LEARNING AND GROUPS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
8a
Adult learning and ageing populations (130 KB)
8b
Migrant education  (100 KB)
8c
Adult learning for prisoners  (101 KB)
8d
Making education accessible and available to all persons with disabilities  (108 KB)
THEME 9
THE ECONOMICS OF ADULT LEARNING
9a
The economics of adult learning: the role of government  (109 KB)
THEME 10
ENHANCING INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION & SOLIDARITY
10a
Enhancing international co-operation and solidarity  (97 KB)

 
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