LifeLong Learning spots as the main meeting-place in future Cities

In a fast-changing world learning and re-learning is the engine to develop both personally and professionally. Since this is an environment where social, economic and political norms are constantly being challenged and redefined. In this spirit, UNESCO started the initiative Learning Cities to support the transformation of the local societies …

40 years after the Soweto student uprising – ICT builds educational growth

eLearningworld Weekly Review Yesterday, forty years have past since the Soweto student uprising started. High school students protested against racism and other injustices in school and the change of language in education to Afrikaans, in Bishop Desmond Tutu’s words: “the language of the oppressor”. The 20 000 protesters was met …

Latest News: UNESCO educate 100 teachers in mobile learning to empower women and girls

eLearningworld News from Nigeria The general goal is to empower women and girls in literacy where the first step is to educate 100 teachers to use mobile learning. The project is run by UNESCO in co-operation with Nigerian authorities and the media company NAN. The eLearning lessons focus on Basic …

Latest News: UNESCO report reveals the poorest countries needs fivefold more donations for educational spending

eLearningworld News from the World Unesco’s Education for All Global Monitoring Report shows an annual financing gap of US$22 billion over 2015-2030 for reaching universal pre-primary, primary and lower secondary education of good quality in low and lower middle income countries. For example low income countries will need to increase …