Adult Learning and Education, Power Relations, Decent Work, Gender Equality and Community Engagement

The fourth theme developed by the International Council for Adult Education is education, power relations and community involvement. The objective of this theme is:

  • to review the educational strategies that successfully protect decent work, gender equity and the elimination of all forms of discrimination at the family and community levels, in workplaces and in the area of governance.

The introductory text found below was prepared by a working committee of the International Council for Adult Education.

Main Themes

of the World Assembly

All along the Assembly, these themes will be developed through panels, seminars, workshops, keynote speeches, presentation of papers and applied theatre.

Plenary sessions will have translation facilities in English, French and Spanish. Workshops will where possible be bi- or tri-lingual, and the language of sessions will be clearly identified in the final programme.


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