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.
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:
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.
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.
A one-day workshop to be held at St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford, on Saturday 14th March 2020.
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.
The theme of the forthcoming issue of Studia paedagogica is Non-Traditional Students in Tertiary Education. 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.
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).
The Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL) very much welcomes the publication of this report [featured below]. The Centenary Commission has taken the opportunity offered by the anniversary of the publication of the iconic '1919 Report' on adult education* to produce its own report on the state and possible prospects for lifelong learning in the twenty-first century. Furthermore, it shares with the original, produced at the end of the Great War, a sense of national crisis and real urgency.
Today sees the release of an important new report on adult education and lifelong learning that argues how it must once again be regarded as a national necessity, 100 years on from the original 1919 Ministry of Reconstruction* conclusions.
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