Timothy Ireland

Timothy Ireland

Timothy Ireland is senior lecturer on the Postgraduate Programme in Education, at the Federal University of Paraíba, in João Pessoa, in the northeast of Brazil where he has taught, researched and coordinated university extension projects in the field of adult learning and education since 1979. He was also director of the University International Office from 1993 to 2004. In 2004 he was seconded first to the Ministry of Education where he was national director of adult and youth education from 2004 to 2007 and then to UNESCO from 2008 to 2011 where he was focal point and coordinator of the Brazilian organizing committee for CONFINTEA VI in Brazil. His research interests include international and national policy in adult education, education in prisons, worker education and literacy. Contact:

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