Adult, Vocational and Community-based Learning

Everybody should become a tutor in the community: CR&DALL Seminar, 29th January 2020 - Tiina Tambaum

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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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Bushfire recovery, Indigenous adult literacy, retraining for older drivers and more: Quest magazine - ALA Member News, July 2019

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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. 

In this issue we profile a community resource centre in the bushfire ravaged town of Yarloop in WA that is playing a lead role in the healing and rebuilding of the community.

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Gendered Journeys: the trajectories of STEM students and graduates through higher education and into employment, in multiple global south contexts

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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.

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Cedefop newsletter No 95 - Nov / Dec 2019

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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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The Horizon 2020 project ENLIVEN has come to an end

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The Horizon 2020 project ENLIVEN – Encouraging Lifelong Learning for an Inclusive and Vibrant Europe – has come to an end. The project – worth EUR 2.5 million – brought together partners from nine European countries and included a self-funded partner from Australia.

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Lifelong Learning: Preparing for Our Future World, HELLIN Conference 2019

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The Higher Education Lifelong Learning in Ireland Network (HELLIN) is an all-island body that advocates for the interests of the adult and mature student populations in universities and institutes of technology across the island North and South. Its aim is to inform policy relating to all aspects of adult education and lifelong learning whether these be Workplace or Work-based Learning, Continuing Professional Development, Recognition of Prior Learning, Adult and Community Education and older learners.

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How do we approach a contemporary philosophy for adult learning in a sustainable world? Peter Kearns

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The timely and provocative articles by Shirley Walters and Han Soonghee in PIMA Bulletin No 26 raise fundamental questions about what kind of society we should aspire towards, and the role of adult learning in achieving such a society.

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Call for papers: Non-Traditional Students in Tertiary Education - Studia Paedagogica 25:4, 2020

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The theme of the forthcoming issue of Studia paedagogica is Non-Traditional Students in Tertiary Education[1]. The number of students not reflecting the ‘standard’ profile of students in tertiary education has been steadily increasing in many countries. Often referred to as ‘non-traditional’ students, for purposes of international comparison, Schuetze and Slowey (2002) identify three distinguishing criteria: educational biography, mode of study and entry routes.

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Higher Education in a Globalising World: Community engagement and lifelong learning

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This book focuses on current policy discourse in Higher Education, with special reference to Europe. It discusses globalisation, Lifelong Learning, the EU's Higher Education discourse, this discourse's regional ramifications and alternative practices in Higher Education from both the minority and majority worlds with their different learning traditions and epistemologies (MUP, 2019).

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