UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) CONFINTEA Research Scholarships 2017


In September 2017, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) will offer six CONFINTEA Research Scholarships for a time of one month each to specialists from UNESCO Member States and additionally Associate Member States.

Imminent researchers will have the capacity to profit by utilizing UIL’s information base and assets for their exploration in the range of deep rooted learning with an attention on grown-up and proceeding with instruction, proficiency and non-formal essential training.

Since the UIL Research Scholarship Program was propelled in 2012, an aggregate of 43 researchers have participated. Members are chosen on the premise of their capability to create articles, investigate papers, program apparatuses or strategies that can be imparted to chiefs and that will affect the education segment in their nations of origin. UIL especially invites candidates from the Global South.

We urge the current year’s researchers to utilize foundation information from the third Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE) in their exploration, including near investigations of information from GRALE I, GRALE II and GRALE III.

The third version of GRALE evaluates worldwide advancement in actualizing the Belém Framework for Action (2009) in view of checking studies finished by 139 UNESCO Member States. Uniting universal organizations guaranteed that current information sources –, for example, the UNESCO Institute for Statistics information on education – were utilized to devise 75 questions covering the five territories of activity illustrated in the Belém Framework for Action: approach; administration; financing; support, incorporation and value; and quality. The study poll was accessible in the six UN dialects (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish).

GRALE III checking review information is accessible in SPSS (quantitative dataset) and Excel (quantitative and subjective dataset) groups; learning of information investigation strategy and involvement in the utilization of factual programming bundles, (for example, SPSS, STATA, and R) is hence a favorable position.

UIL will furnish every researcher with a workstation and access to the significant assets of its remarkable library. Moreover, researchers will have an opportunity to trade information with different researchers, UIL staff and its outside accomplices. They will work under the supervision of a UIL authority, however they ought to likewise be set up to take a shot at their own particular activity.

Researchers will be required to exhibit the exploration they have attempted at UIL. Besides, in the months taking after finishing of their grant, they should write about follow-up exercises and the consequences of their examination. Endless supply of their grant, members will be qualified to join UIL’s Alumni Network.

UIL will mastermind and pay for medical coverage, convenience near the Institute, and an arrival economy ticket to Hamburg, Germany. Moreover, researchers will get a single amount of €500 adding to different expenses caused some time recently, amid and after their exploration period at UIL, (for example, visa costs, transport, and every day subsistence).

Keeping in mind the end goal to apply, please present the accompanying:

An introductory letter

Your examination proposition

An up and coming CV

Intrigued applicants are to present their application by 31 May 2017 to UIL Research Scholarship Coordinator Ms Lisa Krolak, at: [email protected]

Postal applications might be sent to:

Mr Arne Carlsen


UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning

UIL Research Scholarships

Feldbrunnenstr. 58

20148 Hamburg


Application Deadline: 31 May 2017

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the UIL CONFINTEA Research Scholarships 2017


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