Derry and Strabane – A UNESCO Learning City
Derry City and Strabane Learning City are proud members of UNESCO’s Global Network of Learning Cities. The UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities is an international policy-oriented providing inspiration, know-how and best practice.
What is a learning city?
A learning city promotes lifelong learning for all. UNESCO defines a learning city as a city that:
Effectively mobilises its resources in every sector to promote inclusive learning from basic to higher education
Revitalises learning in families and communities
Facilitates learning for and in the workplace
Extends the use of modern learning technologies
Enhances quality and excellence in learning
Fosters a culture of learning throughout life.
In doing so, the city enhances individual empowerment and social inclusion, economic development and cultural prosperity, and sustainable development.UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities