UNESCO Education UIL

National Centre for Lifelong Education (NCLE), Mongolia

NCLE is a government agency under the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science of Mongolia and serves as a partner organization to a Literacy Resource Centre of Mongolia (LRCM).

Areas of Specialization:

Distance education, Health education, Life skills, Literacy, Nonformal education, Out of school education, Sustainable development

User Profile:

School out of children and youths, illiterate and semiliterate adults, NFE facilitators

Contact Information


Teacher development house - 204b
Peace Avenue - 10

Contact person:
Batchuluun Yembuu (Director of NCNFDE)

Basic Institutional Data:

Founded in:
Parent Organisation:
Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science
Dr. Tsendmaa Tsegmid
Information staff:
Countries Served:
Working Languages:


Books and Documents:
4 type of Adult Literacy books, 25 types of post literacy books, 9 textbooks for primary and basic education on the Equivalency Programmes and 120 training modules on EP, 6 MGT related books and 5 types of books for health education, 3 package materials
Periodicals recieved p.a.:
LRC quarterly newsletter “Gegeerel” both in Mongolia and English
Multimedia materials:
15 video lessons and 24 radio lessons and CDs on literacy, life skills, health and environmental education, CD of EP modules
Publication of the developed materials

Methods of Data Management

Classification System
Methods of Data Processing
NFE-MIS programme which included all data of NFE in Mongolia related to NFE learners (access, quality, finance, learning environment etc)

Services and Special Activities

Information Services Provided

Homepage on NFDE, the assessment and evaluation reports and surveys, reports on the situation analysis as well
Reference Services: Strengthening the NFDE system at national level, collaboration with government and NGOs to foster NFDE development

Publications Produced

Literacy learning materials, primary and secondary education Equivalency (EP) Programme textbooks, EP training modules, teaching and learning materials on multi-grade teaching, package materials on life skill, environmental and health educations, surveys and reports, NFE and distance learning materials.

- Literacy textbooks for adults in three levels (basic and advanced)-3 types;
- Teaching/learning materials on post literacy programme for adults- 25 types;
- Textbooks for primary and basic education on the Equivalency Programmes-9 types;
- Training modules on for primary, secondary and upper secondary education on the Equivalency Programmes-125;
- Multi Grade Teaching methodology books for NFE facilitators-10
- Teaching/learning materials for health education,
- Environmental education package materials on “Waste Management”, “Water Pollution”, “Natural Disaster
               Preparedness”  (3 booklets, 3 videos, 5 posters and 2 teacher’s guide)
- ESD related materials-8 books, 6 posters (please see from: http://www.accu.or.jp/esd/projects/)
- Other documents on NFE in Mongolia

Special Activities

Conducting the research and survey, developing and disseminating NFDE teaching and learning materials, conducting training and workshops, developing policy documents

Other material

Challenges and Obstacles in Carrying out the Work

The network of documentation and information lacks the detailed entries on the activities and services in the field, and the access to relevant documentation and information is still a big challenge

Strategies and Perspectives to Improve Services

Building up a favorable social and psychological environment both for learners and teachers / facilitators; the quality assurance on the developed materials; encouragement of the community participation and partnership with other related government and non-governmental organizations

Role envisaged within the Network of Networks

Actively participate in programmes and projects within the network through the exchange of information and experience sharing