Sustainable Development

Sustainable Futures in Africa - Further Funding

Congratulations to Mia Perry for securing funding of almost £100,000 to continue the work of the Sustainable Futures in Africa (SFA) Network from funding allocated to the University of Glasgow from the Scottish Funding Council to support work within the Global Challenges Research Fund. SFA is an interdisciplinary collective established in 2016 bringing together researchers, educators, and communities across 4 African countries and the UK.

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Groundwork and preparation for a research study to adapt, develop and test the implementation effectiveness of ‘A Stop Smoking In Schools Trial’ (ASSIST) in LMIC settings

ASSIST is an effective theory-based early secondary-schools-based smoking prevention intervention implemented in UK and France. Drawing on Diffusion of Innovation Theory, ASSIST trains students voted as influential by their year group, to support/promote anti-smoking messages and norms among peers.

CR&DALL and BSI Workshop - Equality as an Endpoint: Learning, Training and Global Pathways to Inclusive Development - 18 June 2018

An interdisciplinary workshop on 18th June 2018 at the University of Glasgow brings together views, perspectives, and insights from international policy makers and academics on effective learning and training for inclusive and sustainable socio- economic development of marginalised populations globally. According to the recent Human Development Report (2016) by UNDP average human development has improved globally; yet marginalized sections continue to suffer basic forms of deprivation.

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Walk the Global Walk - Alan Britton secures new project

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Alan Britton has been awarded a major new EU Development Education and Awareness Raising (DEAR) Fund grant. The research project is entitled ‘Walk the Global Walk’, which is a 3 year project, led jointly by Oxfam in Italy, and the Region of Tuscany.

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Walk the Global Walk

Alan Britton has been awarded a major new EU Development Education and Awareness Raising (DEAR) Fund grant. The research project is entitled ‘Walk the Global Walk’, which is a 3 year project, led jointly by Oxfam in Italy, and the Region of Tuscany.

Australian Journal of Adult Learning: Call for Papers for a Special Issue on Lifelong Learning and Sustainable Development

Adult Learning Australia (ALA) has declared 2018 to be a Year of Lifelong Learning. This raises many questions about why Lifelong Learning should be a priority. How might policy to promote Lifelong Learning develop? Are there particular outcomes which should be anticipated from a year focused on lifelong learning? How to get the various stakeholders for formal, non-formal and informal learning across various age levels to work together to promote a more coherent and engaged framework for all people to see themselves on a lifelong learning journey?

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New Project: Widening Regional Engagement of HE and TVET

The aims of this project funded under the aegis of an ESRC Impact Acceleration Account are to:

  • Support further work to review and enhance a template to map the engagement of universities with their cities and regions for use in the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector in Hong Kong, Italy and the UK
  • Adapt a revised benchmarking tool to create an online version; and
  • Promote its use nationally and in an international context.

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