CONFINTEA Fellowship Programme

Deadline: 15 June 2017
Open to: applicants from any UNESCO Member State
Scholarship: health insurance,return economy ticket, accommodation

Description

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is offering 10 CONFINTEA Fellowships to government officials and representatives of civil society organizations working in key positions within the field of adult learning and education (ALE). The fellowships are of one month’s duration and are open to applicants from any UNESCO Member State. The fellowship program aims to strengthen the capacities of Member States in implementing major elements of the Belém Framework for Action (BFA). UIL is an international non-profit research, training, information, documentation and publishing center. It promotes lifelong learning with a focus on adult and continuing education, literacy and non-formal basic education. UIL seeks to ensure geographical (i.e. regional and national) and gender balance in awarding the fellowships, and particularly welcomes applicants from the Global South.

Eligibility

Applicants for a CONFINTEA Fellowship should:

  • Have extensive experience – whether in government or civil society or as a researcher in ALE;
  • Be involved in formulating policies or planning and implementing programs at national level (involvement in national activities related to the follow-up of CONFINTEA VI would be an asset);
  • Have a good command of Microsoft Office. 

Fellowship

UIL will arrange and pay for:

  • Health insurance;
  • A return economy ticket to Hamburg;
  • Accommodation close to the Institute; 
  • A lump sum to cover living and miscellaneous expenses will be paid.

How to Apply?

Please submit the application by email to the CONFINTEA Fellowship focal point, Ms. Angela Owusu-Boampong, at: [email protected]. Applicants must submit the following documents:

  • A written proposal for a national ALE strategy in line with the Belém Framework for Action (max. 3 pages);
  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae;
  • A covering letter.

For more information, please visit the official website.

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