UNESCO Literacy Levels

UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is one of UNESCO’s key education-related institutes and is the only organizational unit in the UN family that holds a global mandate for lifelong learning. Taking a holistic and integrated, inter-sectoral and cross-sectoral approach to lifelong learning as the guiding paradigm for 21st century education, UIL promotes and supports lifelong learning with a focus on adult learning, continuing education, literacy and non-formal basic education. Its activities place particular emphasis on furthering educational equity for disadvantaged groups and in the countries most afflicted by poverty and conflict.

Oral Communication

Working with Others

Computer Use

Continuous Learning

Reading Text

Document Use



Thinking Skills (problem solving, decision making, critical thinking, job task planning and organizing, significant use of memory, and finding information)

Literacy Videos

Essential Skills:

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