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[L&W] Latest news on European research in learning and work - December 2020

[L&W] Latest news on European research in learning and work - December 2020

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In this edition of the L&W Newsletter, you should note in particular the call for proposals to the following conferences: the ESREA online conference on 'An ecology of life and learning', the online conference on Crossing Boundaries in VET, the AVETRA online conference 'All eyes on VET', the VET conference NordYrk in Linköping, the conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society in Sofia and the conference on Science and Technology Education in Porto (see Conferences), and the call for papers for special issues on: 'The role of education and training in labour market integration' [Education + Training] and 'Financial literacy in VET' [ERVET] (see Publications).  And not to overlook: the range of stimulating projects, books and articles on learning and work across Europe (see Projects and Publications)!  

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Education and Employers Research - Special Announcement

Education and Employers Research - Special Announcement

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Online research library marks its tenth anniversary

The online library provides a comprehensive repository of different and effective approaches to employer engagement and career education. It brings together the latest thinking with selected research published over the past 40 years.

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Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education (CJSAE) | Vol 32 No 2 (2020)

Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education (CJSAE) | Vol 32 No 2 (2020)

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The Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education (CJSAE) is pleased to announce the publication of its latest issue: Learning and Teaching: Artful Narratives of Transformation. Guest editors, Drs. Carole Roy and Kathy Mantas, have created an issue that includes a virtual art exhibition–a first for this journal.

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Project Launch | Gendered Journeys: the trajectories of STEM students and graduates through higher education and into employment in India and Rwanda

Project Launch | Gendered Journeys

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This project will investigate how far, and in what ways, gender may have an influence in the progress of students through higher education, graduation and progression into skilled employment in the STEM sector in India and Rwanda. This is important because science has a critical role in supporting global sustainable development that will not be realised unless it makes better use of the potential skills of women and girls.

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Cedefop newsletter No 104 - October 2020

Cedefop newsletter No 104 - October 2020

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High investment, high involvement’ workplaces have the best outcomes for workers and employers according to a recent large-scale survey of company practices across Europe. Just 20% of EU organisations fall into this category – bundling practices that increase employee autonomy, facilitate employee voice and promote training and learning.

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Invitation to the World Access to Higher Education Day (WAHED24) Global Online Conference Series - 17th November

Invitation to the World Access to Higher Education Day (WAHED24) Global Online Conference Series

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WAHED24 is a unique collaboration between the WAHED and the Asia Europe Foundation, Equity Practitioners in Higher Education Australasia (EPHEA) & National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE), the Lumina Foundation, the University of Nairobi and the UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (IESALC).

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World Access to HE Newsletter - 16th October 2020

World Access to HE Newsletter - 16th October 2020

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World Access to Higher Education Day (WAHED) is a day of awareness raising that aims to bring global attention to inequality in access to higher education and to accelerate action.  Now in its third year, WAHED is organised by the National Education Opportunities Network (NEON).

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European Company survey #AskTheExpert webinars on employee involvement and skills use - 20 and 29 October

European Company survey #AskTheExpert webinars on employee involvement and skills use

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Further to the webinar Workplace practices unlocking employee potential held on the 13th October by Cedefop together with Eurofound , presenting the key findings of the European Company Survey 2019 and their implications for policy and practice, two forthcoming webinars will be held:

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COVID-19 and the Geography of Vulnerability

COVID-19 and the Geography of Vulnerability

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The year 2020 is illuminating important differences in the geography of vulnerability. People across the United States have had vastly different experiences of COVID-19 and the many societal stresses exacerbated by or directly resulting from the pandemic. Geographers have the capacity to integrate local and population-scale research, yet examples of this type of integration are rare among studies of vulnerability.

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