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Promotions for CR&DALL Core Staff

I am very pleased to announce that five core members of CR&DALL have recently received promotions at the University of Glasgow. Lavinia Hirsu, Srabani Maitra, and Kate Reid have each been promoted to Senior Lecturer; Catherine Lido and Bonnie Slade have been promoted to professor, making our complement of chairs in Adult Education four, which surely might represent a unique moment in the field in the UK.

Whose crisis? The global COVID-19 crisis from the perspective of communities in Africa

We are very pleased to report that Mia Perry is leading a new project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) under the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) - Whose crisis? The global COVID-19 crisis from the perspective of communities in Africa.

Cedefop newsletter No 102 - July/August 2020

The post-2020 European policy framework on vocational education and training (VET) was discussed at the high-level joint Cedefop/ETF virtual conference ‘Enhancing European cooperation in VET: looking back – planning ahead’, on 30 June and 1 July.

TVET Online: A Sign of the Time?

In this edition of the L&W Newsletter, you should note in particular the calls for proposals and updates relating to: the IVETA Europe e-conference, the online conference of the European Access Network, the ESREA network conference on 'An ecology of life and learning' in Wrocław, the conference on Employer Engagement in London and the Stockholm VET conference (see Conferences) and the virtual seminar on the Track-VET project (see Programmes and Projects). And not to overlook: Cedefop's call for tender on entrepreneurship competence in VET (see Programmes and Projects)!

Wyndham & Melton City Councils are hosting a Global Virtual Learning Festival in September 2020

Wyndham & Melton City Councils (Melbourne, Australia) are hosting a Global Virtual Learning Festival in September 2020 and invite you to be a part of this exciting initiative! A global learning festival will unite learning communities across the world as we all face the challenges of COVID-19.

NEW! Apply Now for a Course on Urban Informality and Poverty

Today, more than half the world’s population lives in urban areas. But what has caused this shift towards urbanisation? How urbanised is India? What are the impacts of the changes India is witnessing, especially in light of COVID-19?

Join PRIA International Academy for an online course on Urban Informality and Poverty to develop an understanding of urbanisation, urban poverty and informality and how the State and Civil Society Organisations have attempted to address this. 

ALA webinar: The Little Things project

The Little Things project is led by the Farnham Street Neighbourhood Learning Centre in partnership with Meaningful Ageing Australia.

The Little Things project is an evidence-based training kit on intercultural communication built on authentic interactions between highly skilled PCAs from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD) backgrounds and older people who are accessing aged care.

Webinar Invitation: Enhancing national capacities for monitoring adult learning and education

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), with DVV International and the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE), cordially invite you to two webinars on Enhancing national capacities for monitoring adult learning and education - Africa in support of the data collection process for the upcoming Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE 5).

SFA Network Newsletter - June 2020

The Sustainable Futures in Africa (SFA) team is pleased to share with you, members, partners, institutions and communities, our newsletter for June 2020.

The Network has been busy with funding applications and planning the different activities, events, and objectives for our next chapter. We hope that you are all keeping well.

A step towards the decolonization of knowledge

UNESCO is launching international consultations aimed at developing a Recommendation on Open Science for adoption by member states in 2021. Its Recommendation will include a common definition, a shared set of values, and proposals for action.

Read the latest news from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, especially coverage on pandemic preparedness and systemic racism.


Newsletter for European Research in Learning and Work

You are invited to submit information for the next edition of the Newsletter for European Research in Learning and Work [L&W], due to appear at the beginning of August 2020.

Invitation to contribute to a DVV Study on the Public Financing of the Popular Adult Learning and Ed

The planned project aims to collect a number of articles from different countries of the world, describing best practice in financing of popular (community, liberal) education from public sources. Examples from Germany, Scandinavian countries, South Korea, Japan etc., but also good examples from developing countries should demonstrate financing mechanisms and the logic behind, based on which public funding is granted for the third ALE domain of popular (community, liberal) education and active citizenship.

Adult Learning Australia | Adult Learners Week - 1-8 Sept, 2020

Adult Learners Week is celebrated at the beginning of Spring with hundreds of events and activities promoting the benefits of learning. There are so many opportunities to learn available across Australia.

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