Transferable skills

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Learn Throughout Life:
Why and How
Inaugural lecture
Arne Carlsen, Professor (Hon), Dr.h.c.mult.
Director UIL
Third World Forum for Lifelong Learning
Marrakech
31.10.2012 - 02.11.2012
Inventing the future - Creating the
future we want
• Peace, Sustainability and Inclusion – Lifelong
Learning
• Holistic approach to education and learning
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
31 October 2012
Some Challenges
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Poverty
Conflicts
Disasters
(Un)employment
Demography
Science and Technology
Health
ICT
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
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UNESCO 2012 Education for All Global Monitoring
Report
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
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Youth and adult unemployment
rates by region
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
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Youth and adult unemployment
rates by selected countries
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
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Youth Unemployment
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
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Youth Unemployment
NEET:
Not in Education, Employment or
Training.
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
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Ageing Societies
Source: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs / Population
Division, World Population Ageing, 2009.
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
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ICT users
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
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Source, UNESCO, 2012 GMR
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
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Competences and skills needed
in the 21st century
• Foundation skills
• Transferable skills
• Technical and vocational skills
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
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Literacy
GLOBAL LITERACY RATES AND POPULATION NUMBERS FOR ADULTS AND YOUTH, 2010
Adult literacy rate, total
84.1%
Adult literacy rate, male
88.6%
Adult literacy rate, female
79.7%
Adult illiterate population, total
775.4 million
Adult illiterate population, female share
64.1%
Youth literacy rate, total
89.6%
Youth literacy rate, male
92.2%
Youth literacy rate, female
87.1%
Youth illiterate population, total
Youth illiterate population, female share
122.2 million
60.7%
Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics, September 2012.
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
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Transferable skills
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Ability to solve problems
Giving more than one answer to a question
Thinking critically
Communicating ideas and information effectively, being
creative, etc
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
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Technical and vocational skills
Specific technical expertise.
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
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Pathways to skills
Source: UNESCO, 2012, EFA Global Monitoring Report
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
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Framework Development of 21st century competences based on
lifelong learning, developed by the Ministry of Education in
Singapore.
Source:http://www.moe.gov.sg/media/press/2010/03/moe-to-enhance-learning-of-21s.ph1
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
31 October 2012
LLL
• All education and learning, formal, nonformal and informal
• Adult education
• Continuous education
• TVET
• Learning for employability, for social
cohesion, for social inclusion, and for personal
fulfillment. Learning is a joy, but also a
necessity
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
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How to develop these skills?
• Strengthening the link between formal, nonformal and informal learning: Need for
recognition, validation and accreditation
(RVA).
• UIL just launched UNESCOs
Guidelines for RVA
• Quality education
o Curriculum change
o Teacher training
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
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Conducive factors - GRALE
• UIL published the Global Report on Adults
Learning and Education – GRALE, end of 2012
Monitoring of development of adult
education 2009-2011 in relation to:
• Policies
• Governance
• Participation
• Funding
• Quality
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
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Merci pour votre attention
Learning Throughout Life - Why and
How?
31 October 2012
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