CONFINTEA Fellowship Programme in Germany, 2017



Applications are invited at the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) for  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 programme 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 centre. It promotes lifelong learning with a focus on adult and continuing education, literacy and non-formal basic education.

Course Level: This is a one-month fellowship programme.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded within the field of adult learning and education (ALE).

Scholarship Award: UIL will provide each fellow with a workstation and access to UIL’s resources, in particular, its library’s unique collection. In addition, fellows will have the opportunity to exchange knowledge with other fellows, UIL staff and external partners. The CONFINTEA fellows will receive input and assistance from UIL, but should also be prepared to work on their own initiative.

Scholarship can be taken in Germany

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 programmes 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;

Nationality: The fellowships are open to applicants from any UNESCO Member State.

College Admission Requirement

English Language Requirement: Applicants must be fluent in spoken and written French, and have a working knowledge of English.

How to Apply: Please submit the application by email to the CONFINTEA Fellowship focal point, Ms Angela Owusu-Boampong, at: 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.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 15, 2017.

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