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Webinar: Women on the frontlines of the crisis

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The Coronavirus, Capitalism and Inequality webinar series continues with a webinar about women from the global south on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis. We hope you can join us on Thursday 23 April at 1pm to hear and put your questions to our speakers from the Philippines and South Africa.

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Educational Peacebuilding in Medellin and Acapulco: Understanding the Role of Education, Culture and Learning in Responding to Crises

Educational Peacebuilding in Medellin and Acapulco

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We are very pleased to announce a new award to the University of Glasgow within the  British Academy’s  GCRF Education and Learning in Crises Programme. The project is entitled Educational Peacebuilding in Medellin and Acapulco: Understanding the Role of Education, Culture and Learning in Responding to Crises, and is led from Glasgow by Professor Evelyn Arizpe, Dr Sinead Gormally, working with  Dr Nohora Niño Vega, El Colegio de Sonora, Mexico and Dr Jerónimo Castillo Muñoz, Fundación Ideas para la Paz, Colombia. The value of the award is £357,915.

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Research and practices to reach a sustainable and healthy economic and social recovery post COVID-19 - An Invitation from Italy

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CR&DALL subscribers are invited to contribute to a new initiative being coordinated by the Form@re Journal at the University of Florence in Italy concerning post-COVID-19 recovery. In section 6 below you will read about the contexts for focus, and in sections 7 and 8, how you can play a role.

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Voluntary-based study circles and related municipal policies: international best practices

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WP701/2020

These case studies are diverse in style, length and content. They approach this significant subject from different contexts and directions. They are presented here in the authors’ own words and ways of seeing, edited only for ease of reading and understanding.

Improving Teaching Quality and Effectiveness by Moving Towards a Student-Centred Learning Approach

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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.

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The 7th Edition of the L4WB Magazine is live!

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The Learning for Well-being Magazine is published online twice a year (Spring & Autumn) and the articles are free to download.

Each issue explores a theme of interest for all those who wish to expand their perspectives on creating and encouraging inclusive and supportive societies, cultivating capacities and environments that place well-being at the centre of all our endeavours. The themes are explored from multiple perspectives by inviting contributors who work (and learn) in different fields, professions, disciplines and countries.

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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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Human Rights Education in Scotland: Challenges and opportunities

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WP601/2019

The right to education has become an increasingly visible feature of international educational policy debates and a foundation for state education policy itself over the last three decades. The emergence of Human Rights Education (HRE) as both a concept and an educational programme in its own right has been seen as a central condition for the realisation of the right to education. Successive Scottish Governments have expressed a commitment to the promotion of a society that is inclusive and respects, and realises, the rights of all people.

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