Work-Based Learning

Professor Peter Jarvis - 80th Birthday

Three former professors of adult education, and the current chair, from the University of Glasgow were amongst some 100 friends and colleagues who celebrated the 80th birthday of Professor Peter Jarvis, the eminent adult educator, known to all in the field. Professor Lalage Bown, Emeritus Professor of Adult Education at Glasgow eloquently spoke of his contributions especially in the international sphere.

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Research Associate: Educational Disadvantage and Place, School of Education/Urban Big Data Centre, University of Glasgow

Job Purpose: To make a leading contribution to the project Educational Disadvantage and Place within the Education programme of the ESRC-funded Urban Big Data Centre. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in the area of educational disadvantage and/or urban neighbourhoods, and strong proven skills in the quantitative analysis of large data sets.

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Latest news on European research in learning and work [L&W] - October 2016

Particularly worth noting in this edition are calls for papers relating to the 3rd International Skills Conference in Miri (Malaysia), MEDKNOW 2017 in Faro (Portugal), the 2nd International Conference on Crossing Boundaries in VET in Rostock (Germany) (see Conferences) and the 24th VET & Culture conference in Tampere (see Networks) and invitations to the Transnational Winter School in Würzburg, the Python course for social scientists in Amsterdam (see Programmes) and the EmployID online course on the Changing World of Work (see Projects).

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ASEM Forum on Lifelong Learning: 21st Century Skills

It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the ASEM Forum on Lifelong Learning: 21st Century Skills on 3-5 October 2016 at Danish School of Education, Aarhus University in Copenhagen, Denmark. The forum is highly relevant because there is an urgent need to discuss this topic. In the contemporary economic crisis we need new visions for skills and effective models for lifelong learning.

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Webinar on Research and Social Impact - ESRALE

This is an online event

A growing challenge for all researchers, and especially for those in Social Sciences like Adult Learning Education, is to demonstrate the social impact or concrete benefits to the educational practices and policies that result from their research projects. Both policy makers as society are concerned with the use and the returns to society of the investment that is being done to the researchers, and so evaluation agencies are increasingly taking into account this dimension.

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ASEM LLL Hub Symposium in Glasgow

Supporting Adult Education for a Sustainable Life Course: Asian and European perspectives on Education, Work and Citizenship

This Symposium jointly hosted by CR&DALL at the University of Glasgow and the Centre for Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Societies (LLakes), UCL Institute of Education, London on behalf of the ASEM LLL Hub has just successfully completed its first day with some 70 delegates from Asia and Europe.

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