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INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE in PIMA Webinar #2 | Adult Learning and Education (ALE), Climate Crises and COVID-19: Critical Reflections from Australia

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INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE in PIMA Webinar #2 | Adult Learning and Education (ALE), Climate Crises and COVID-19: Critical Reflections from Australia. This will be led by a panel of Australian adult educators, scholars, and activists – Jenny Macaffer, Jim Falk and Robbie Guevara. 

'Thought pieces' recently published in Bulletin No. 29 by Jim and Jenny will form a starting point for discussion.  

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Handbook on Facilitating Flexible Learning During Educational Disruption: The Chinese Experience in Maintaining Undisrupted Learning in COVID-19 Outbreak

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As COVID-19 continues spreading in many countries of the world, how to keep learning in disruption has become a major challenge to the global education community. As stated by UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay: “We are entering uncharted territory and working with countries to find hi-tech, low-tech and no-tech solutions to assure the continuity of learning.”

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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 NOW: Guest Lecture with Josef Konvitz - The Future of Sustainable Neighbourhoods, 20 Nov 2019, Glasgow

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The Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods (SHLC) is very pleased to be welcoming Honorary Professor at the University of Glasgow and the former Head of Urban Affairs and Regulatory Policy Divisions at the OECD, Josef Konvitz, to present a guest lecture on 20 November entitled The Future of Sustainable Neighbourhoods.

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C2UExpo 2020 | Culture, Place and Resilience - 12-14 May, 2020, Ontario, Canada

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This is a CALL FOR PROPOSALS - Submission Deadline: December 15, 2019, 11:59 pm E.S.T. - for the C2UExpo 2020 | Culture, Place and Resilience - 12-14 May, 2020, Ontario, Canada.

C2UExpo 2020, Canada’s leading conference on community-campus partnerships, will mark the 8th time for community and campus researchers to gather together to share knowledge, talk and engage with one another as we explore our ideas, successes and struggles, building relationships with others who are working on similar concerns, tackling problems locally and globally.  The three co-hosts, NORDIK Institute, Algoma University and Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig are excited to welcome you to Baawating, Sault Ste. Marie, at the heart of the Great Lakes.

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SDGs and Literacy

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Please save the date, 9th December, for our BALID day-conference with guest speaker Professor David Bloome of Ohio State University, to take place in London. 

Our provisional title is 'Literacy as social practice: future directions and new challenges’, and the likely venue is King’s College, London. We are still working on the detailed programme, which will include discussion forums (fora?) and many opportunities for NGO and academic sharing.

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Workshop in Tanzania on ‘Leave no one behind: Making the right to education for adults a reality’

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In the context of increasing global inequality, climate crises, continuing gender inequality, and the opportunity provided by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) processes, participants from 9 African countries and Sweden, met in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania from 5-8 March 2019, at a workshop entitled ‘Leave no one behind: Making the right to education for adults a reality’.

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CR&DALL co-hosts roundtable: The role of universities in developing skills for Smart Cities - Kyrgyzstan

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CR&DALL was delighted to co-host a roundtable, in conjunction with the International University of Kyrgyzstan (IUK) in Bishkek as part of the project The role of universities in developing skills for Smart Cities, funded by the Scottish Funding Council from its contribution to the University of Glasgow’s efforts to develop activities concerned with the Global Challenges Research Fund.

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The Academy / Technology, Indigenous Worldviews and Globalisation: Participatory Research as knowledge Integration for Sustainable Development - Professor Seth Agbo

Contemporary characterization of global sustainability has demonstrated that Indigenous worldviews approximate important attributes of sustainable development. In this context, Indigenous epistemology is a crucial component in the selection of the criteria for sustainable development and the formulation of corresponding goals for sustainability in a global economy.

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