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Transforming Education Pre-Summit

UNESCO is hosting the Transforming Education Pre-Summit from 28-30 June. This event will bring stakeholders from across the education sector and beyond together in a series of dialogues which will help set the agenda for the upcoming Transforming Education Summit, to be held in September 2022. Read More

  • Events
  • 27 June 2022

CONFINTEA VII output documents recognise library roles, offer support for advocacy

The three key documents published as part of the 7th meeting of the International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA) all include affirmation of the place of libraries within adult and lifelong learning strategies. These can be helpful references for libraries and library associations in calling for stronger recognition at the national level. Read More

  • News
  • 19 June 2022

Partnering with Libraries to Transform Education: Looking ahead to the Transforming Education Pre-Summit

In recognition of the need to reimagine education systems that overcome the barriers of today and meet the challenges of tomorrow, the United Nations will convene the Transforming Education Summit in September 2022. This Summit will bring stakeholders from around the world together to mobilise action and search for innovative solutions for transforming education before 2030. Read More

  • News
  • 15 June 2022

Libraries driving lifelong learning: an interview with the Global Learning Festival team

Supporting learning is at the heart of the mission of libraries, and indeed in many cases is why they were built in the first place. However, this role isn't always as celebrated as much as it should be. However, there are great examples of our institutions taking the lead, as our interview with some of the team behind the Global Learning Festival shows. We talked to Lara Pugh, Project Leader Learning City, Wollongong City Libraries and Global Learning Festival Working Group member, and Diane Tabbagh, Coordinator Learning Community, Wyndham City Council and Global Learning Festival Working Group Chair. Read More

  • News
  • 30 May 2022