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International Literacy Day 2015: Literacy and Sustainable Societies

UNESCO invited around 100 partners, representing governments, civil society, universities and other stakeholders from around the world for a Global Meeting to discuss achievements made, and look into the way forward to cope with a situation where more than seven hundred millions youth and adults are denied the human right to literacy.

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Report on ExReMet event in Glasgow, 24th July 2015

The ExReMet event on Friday, 24th July, 2015 proved there is a lot of concern, understanding and good practice happening throughout Europe on the issue of domestic abuse and violence against women. Partners in the Grundtvig collaboration from Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Spain and Scotland (UK) attended their last partnership meeting to share their work over the last two years with practitioners throughout Scotland. Over the two years the women from all six countries have designed and disseminated several products e.g.

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Invitation to launch of a film on domestic abuse in Europe, Friday 24 July 2015, 0915, Glasgow

You are invited to the launch on Friday 24 July at 0915 of a short film on domestic abuse in Europe and invite you to come and join us to celebrate the work of the European project EX-RE-MET with the teams from Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Spain and UK.

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Identity, citizenship and belonging among settled Eastern European migrant children in the UK

Project Co-PI: Marta Moskal

Project members:Daniela Sime (PI) from Sociology and Social Policy, University of Strathclyde and Co-I Tyrell from Geography, University of Plymouth:

Summary: This is a Standard Grant from the ESRC of 2 years and 4 months duration that started on 1 April 2016. 

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12th PASCAL conference - Connecting Cities and Universities at Strategic Frontiers, 7-9 October 2015

The deadline for Abstracts for the 12th PASCAL conference is 18th May 2015. The conference will be hosted by one of Italy’s leading institutions, the University of Catania, in the beautiful island of Sicily. The theme of the conference concerns how cities and their regions are connected to their universities at strategic frontiers. These include knowledge and political frontiers, and each is linked to global challenges that include employment, migration, health, food security, culture and climate change.

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Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe - Live Stream - 15 April

On 15th of April, the European Commission will have the pleasure to launch officially EPALE, the Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe, during a one-day event in Brussels, and we would very much like to welcome you as a virtual participant!

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Connecting Cities and Universities at Strategic Frontiers - PASCAL 2015 Conference in Catania 7-9 October

PASCAL is very pleased to announce that the next PASCAL International Conference will be hosted from 7-9 October 2015 by the University of Catania in Italy with the title, Connecting Cities and Universities at Strategic Frontiers, and under the co-ordination of PASCAL Associate Director in Europe, Professor Roberta Piazza.

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Standing Up For Education

We are a group of academics and educational researchers who support the broad policy agenda presented in the NUT‘s Stand Up for Education campaign. We see the Stand up for Education initiative as a welcome attempt to present a much more positive and optimistic vision of education than that currently on offer (see our statement of support and list of signatories).

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