Adult, Vocational and Community-based Learning

Professor Peter Jarvis - 80th Birthday

Three former professors of adult education, and the current chair, from the University of Glasgow were amongst some 100 friends and colleagues who celebrated the 80th birthday of Professor Peter Jarvis, the eminent adult educator, known to all in the field. Professor Lalage Bown, Emeritus Professor of Adult Education at Glasgow eloquently spoke of his contributions especially in the international sphere.

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Vocational education and training: bridging refugee and employer needs - Cedefop briefing note

We are pleased to send you Cedefop's latest Briefing Note Vocational education and training: bridging refugee and employer needs for you to download in your preferred language (Spanish, German, Estonian, Greek, English, French, Italian, Dutch, Polish and Portuguese) and format (Pdf or eBook optimised for tablets and smartphones).

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Welcome to the latest edition of Celebrating Learning

For some years, the Brimbank City Council (on the north west fringe of Melbourne, Australia) has adopted a Community Learning Strategy and produces a bi-monthly e-Newsletter "Celebrating Learning", generated out of Library Services to recognise community initiatives for lifelong learning.

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Budget, Neighbourhood House Week and ALA conference updates — ACE News, 15 May 2017

In this week's news, check out the implications of recent Federal and state budgets for refugees, mature aged workers and apprentices, celebrations of Neighbourhood House Week and international news on the British Labour Party's commitment to lifelong learning and adult education. We've also included updates on our not-to-be-missed national conference on the transformative power of lifelong learning which coincides with MONA's winter festival Dark Mofo.

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ELOA 2017 - call for papers

This year the ELOA conference is being co-hosted by Leeds Beckett University, School of Film, Music and Performing Arts and the Association for Education and Ageing.

The first call for papers is featured below and attached. Please consider submitting a paper or workshop proposals.

IDENTITY, VOICE, CREATIVITY, ACTION! Older people learning creatively for creativity, finding a ‘voice’ and taking action.
9 - 11 November 2017
Leeds, UK

European Society for Research on the Education of Adults (ESREA)

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YOUNG_ADULLLT is designed as a mixed-method comparative study on Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Spain, and the United Kingdom and focuses on LLL policies for young adults – particularly those in ‘vulnerable’ positions – with the aim to critically analyse current developments of LLL policies in Europe. It is funded within the EC's Horizon 2020 programme within SSH - Young 3, and is led by the University of Münster in Germany. 


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