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In the twenty-first century non-professional tutors, including teenagers, have an important role to play in the development of contemporary skills among the older population.  The aim of the seminar is to describe the instructional design for teenage tutors' instruction in order to prepare them to become a facilitator for older persons’ in e-skill learning.

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We are delighted to announce a new Twitter account for CR&DALL subscribers: @CRADALLGlasgow.

Here is the latest issue of Céreq News: Fall 2019 / Winter 2020:

The University Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL) UK is pleased to announce its upcoming Annual Conference 2020, hosted by the University of Liverpool. The theme of the Conference is Diversity, identity and inclusion in Lifelong Learning: Shaping a 2020 vision for mature students.

It’s been a busy year at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Our 2019 publications address today’s most pressing issues and provide guidance to inform our future, offering authoritative, independently-researched information on important matters in science and health policy. We’ve reached a record number of readers with 1,621,219 PDF downloads from 233 countries.

This is our Last Call for Papers for the XVIII Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES) in Sofia, Bulgaria, 23 - 26 June 2020. The Conference theme is Educational Reforms Worldwide.
 

Participation and learning: Taipei Gerontology and Geriatrics Asia/Oceania Regional Congress, 23-26 October 2019, by Brian Findsen. An article on the topic of "Later Life Learning", published in PIMA Bulletin, Number 27.

Higher education confronts a curious paradox. One of its traditional core missions is innately conservative: to conserve and transmit knowledge and culture for and to future generations. This tends also to be conservative in the related sense of reproducing the cultures – the modes, values and mores – of the different societies which it inhabits and which sustain it.

People India organization, established in 2013, stands for peace, literacy, and education. One of its programmes, CRCW (Career Research and Counselling Wing), aims at providing free career counselling to students studying in Government Schools. Read this and other news on Indian higher education in India in the latest PRIA Newsletter:

The UALL Awards are officially open! Will you be the next winner of our innovation, sustainability, research or international category?

During the past 3 years, the VINCE project has developed training materials for university staff working in processes of Validation of Prior Learning (VPL) and Validation of Non-formal and Informal Learning (VNIL) with migrant and/or refugee students. The objective has been to provide university staff with tools to be better equipped when working with newcomers who want to access Higher Education (HE) and want to be more aware and integrated in European society.

Welcome to our fourth issue of Quest for 2019.

In this issue we've gathered stories about the impact of community-based adult learning programs from around Australia. 

We are pleased to announced that the project, Gendered Journeys: the trajectories of STEM students and graduates through higher education and into employment, in multiple global south contexts, has been funded by the UK’s ESRC within the GCRF programme.

We are very pleased to report that CR&DALL Deputy Director Muir Houston is member of the University of Glasgow team that has been funded by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in order to undertake a study of HE pedagogy in Algeria to improve quality and effectiveness with a focus on developing student-centred learning. The team also includes Willie McGuire and Ines Alves.

As jobs and ways of working transform, so does the emphasis on skills and learning, said Cedefop Executive Director Jürgen Siebel in a keynote speech at the European vocational skills week (EVSW) 2019 main events in Helsinki. Read about this, together with other Cedefop activities, in their latest newsletter:

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