On 24-25 November 2016, SEAMEO CELLL attended “Policy Forum on Youth and Adult Learning and Education in Sustainable Development Goals 4 (SDG4) organised by UNESCO, Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE), DVV International and International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) in Bangkok, Thailand.
The Policy Forum is planned as a multi-stakeholder event, bringing together representatives from governments, UNESCO, education coalitions, CSOs active in Lifelong Learning and donor agencies to strategise and exchange the implementation of youth and adult learning strategies and policies within the lifelong learning framework of SDG4.
The Policy Forum unpacked the education goal and clarified indicators, the political context and resources needed to realise the targets related to youth and adult learning and education. The Forum also paid attention to the UNESCO’s publication: Rethinking Education: Towards a global common good?, Education 2030 Framework for Action, 3rd The Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE 3).
Some new networking has been set-up for future collaboration at SEAMEO CELLL.