The power of lifelong learning

Loyola RS
Loyola RS • 10 May 2023
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Only if everybody – young and old – is able to learn can we solve global challenges together. Only if all of us have the chance to adapt to new developments and acquire the knowledge necessary to act jointly will we be able to create fairer, more just and sustainable societies.

A rapidly developing world does not allow for learning to finish with the end of compulsory or higher education. It requires lifelong learning for all.

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning supports policy development and builds capacity in lifelong learning.

Read some powerful stories on how lifelong learning transforms lives.


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