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Learning and Living in Diverse Communities

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"Learning and Living in Diverse Communities" was the theme of the conference that took place in the House of Civic Communities in the city of Pécs, Hungary, in June 2019. It was the 11th conference which the specialized network on “Between Global and Local – Adult Learning and Communities” of the European Society on the Research for the Education of Adults (ESREA) has been organizing ever since 2006.

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ASPBAE publishes statement on COVID-19 highlighting vulnerable groups

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The COVID-19 pandemic has a strong impact on all of us in the field of education and lifelong learning. For adult learning and education and related institutional settings like Adult Education or Community Learning Centers it is extremely difficult as their transformation into the on-line and digital world of learning is not possible without respective financial backing and professional expertise. ASPBAE, the Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education, has just published a Statement with a situation analysis and recommendations for support.

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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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Today's Challenges: Climate Change, Inequality, Global Pandemics

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The Co-operative College, The WEA, Kellogg College, University of Oxford, Nottingham University, the Department for Continuing Education at Oxford University, and the Raymond Williams Foundation will be hosting four interactive, free online events starting this Thursday and following each Thursday after that.

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Knowledge Exchange Associate - SDGs in Urban Settings, CoSS

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A new post as a Knowledge Exchange Associate, working within the College of Social Sciences (CoSS) Research Support Office at the University of Glasgow is now available. The post holder will be responsible for the identification, development and implementation of new collaborative Knowledge Exchange (KE) opportunities for the Inequalities and Sustainable Development in Low- and Middle-Income Country (LMIC) Cities research group, under the supervision of Professors Sayantan Ghosal, Michael Osborne, Fabrice Renaud and Alastair Leyland.

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SFA February Newsletter - Glasgow strengthens ties with Africa

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The Sustainable Futures in Africa (SFA) Network is an interdisciplinary collective comprising five research hubs – Botswana, Malawi, Nigeria, Scotland, and Uganda – which is addressing socio-ecological sustainability challenges.

The Network includes researchers (geography, education, social arts, health, environment, engineering), third-sector organisations (environmental and social sustainability, arts and cultural practice, and community engagement) and community stakeholders.

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HER 2020 | Sustainable Development Goals: Their potential and relevance for higher education policy and reform, 31 Aug - 2 Sept, 2020

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POSTPONED UNTIL MARCH 2021

Higher education confronts a curious paradox. One of its traditional core missions is innately conservative: to conserve and transmit knowledge and culture for and to future generations. This tends also to be conservative in the related sense of reproducing the cultures – the modes, values and mores – of the different societies which it inhabits and which sustain it.

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Register for PRIA’s online course, International Perspectives on Participatory Research

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If you want to conduct a research that transforms the lives of people, International Perspectives on Participatory Research (IPPR) is the online course to go for. This course provides exposure to a set of multi-disciplinary approaches that share a core philosophy of participation.

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VINCE project latest news - Validation for Inclusion of New Citizens of Europe

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We are happy to share with you the latest newsletter - Issue 4/2019, featured below - of our project VINCE; an ERASMUS+ project that is developing training materials for university staff working in processes of Validation of Prior Learning (VPL) and Validation of Non-formal and Informal Learning (VNIL) with migrant and/or refugee students.

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