Brazil

UNITWIN Network in Youth and Adult Education (857) established in 2009 at the Federal Universities of Pernambuco, of Paraiba and of Rio Grande (Brazil)

Fields/Disciplines

Youth and Adult Education.

Objectives

To promote:

  • debate and encourage documentation and publication on topics that develop theoretical and methodological reference points for youth and adult education;
  • training courses in youth and adult education for Brazilian, African and Latin American educators and managers;
  • encourage the investigation of historical and contemporary themes in youth and adult education in connection with the respective postgraduate institutions of each university involved, as well as with others partners and institutions; and

To Create a data base and website cataloguing dissertations, theses, publications and event proceedings in order to circulate information concerning youth and adult education.

Host Institutions

The Federal University of Paraiba (UFPB)

The Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE)

The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN)

Partnerships

Projeto Escola Zé Peao

Paulo Freire Digital Library

Paulo Freire Centre – Studies and Research

Paulo Freire Institute – Sao Paulo

Municipal Secretariat of Education of Joao Pessoa, Paraiba

Municipal Secretariat of Education of Recife, Pernambuco

Municipal Secretariat of Education of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte

Municipal Secretariat of Education of Gravatai, Rio Grande do Sul

Municipal Secretariat of Education of Itabuna, Bahia

Municipal Secretariat of Education of Sao Cartano do Sul, Sao Paulo

Secretariat of Continuing Education, Literacy and diversity – SECAD/Ministry of Education/MEC

UFPB Master’s Course in Human Rights

UNESCO Sector/ Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education, UNESCO Office in Brasilia