The UNESCO Chair on Lifelong Professional Education in the XXI Century was founded in 2016 and based on the Ivan Ziaziun Institute of Pedagogical Education and Adult Education, National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine.
Creation the institutions network of the community of teachers, researchers and students in the field of professional, pedagogical and adult education;
Monitoring of emerging needs, as well as conditions, that determine the process of adult education reforming
Creation and implementation of national strategies for lifelong professional education of various categories of adults;
Cooperation with UNESCO in the framework of relevant programs and activities, as well as other UNESCO Chairs coordination, increasing the level of network
cooperation in Ukraine and abroad
Advanced training of scientific and pedagogical staff;
Information and advisory support of individual initiatives and projects on adult education, support of various categories of adults;
Organization and holding conferences, webinars, etc. on lifelong professional education
Creation an online platform for the exchange of knowledge and best practices on the lifelong professional education;
Publication of the electronic and scientific UNESCO Chair Journal "Lifelong Professional Education in the XXI Century".