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SFA Newsletter - May 2020 Edition | COVID-19

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The Sustainable Futures in Africa team is pleased to share with you, our dear network members, partners, institutions and communities, our latest newsletter for May 2020. We hope it will find you well during these challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has brought about unprecedented changes in the way we work and communicate.

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Critical Resource for Ethical International Partnerships - Sustainable Futures in Africa Network

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The Sustainable Futures in Africa Network, which is co-directed by CR&DALL Core member from the School of Education at the University of Glasgow, Mia Perry, has published recently their Critical Resource for Ethical International Partnerships, which we hope will be of interest to subscribers.

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Lifelong Learning Platform: Invitation to online discussion "Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Societies", 27 May

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On behalf of the Lifelong Learning Platform: European Civil Society for Education (LLLP), I would like to invite you to the online discussion Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Societies on 27 May at 14.00-15.30.

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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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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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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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