UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL)
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Mobile Learning Week 2015

Harnessing the Potential of ICTs for Literacy Teaching and Learning

A compilation with 26 literacy and numeracy programmes using radio, TV, mobile phones, tablets and computers. The selected literacy programmes featured in this publication present valuable experiences from all world regions.

English: Harnessing the Potential of ICTs for Literacy Teaching and Learning
(PDF, English, 4MB)

Français : Exploiter le potentiel des TIC dans l’enseignement et l’apprentissage des compétences de base
(PDF, Français, 6 MB)

Español: Aprovechar el Potencial de las TIC para la Alfabetización
(PDF, Español, 6 MB)


2014 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes

UNESCO is committed to supporting effective literacy policies and programmes. To that effect, the Organization honours excellence and innovation in the field of literacy throughout the world.

Every year, on the occasion of International Literacy Day (8 September), UNESCO awards the International Literacy Prizes to institutions, organizations and individuals whose efforts contribute to the promotion of dynamic literate societies.

All programmes which received a UNESCO International Literacy Prize in 2014 are covered in the Effective Literacy Practices Database. The successful programmes contained in LitBase are:

New Programmes in the Effective Literacy Practices Database