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University of Glasgow collaborates with former School of Education PhD students in SFC-funded gender equality project in Africa

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The kick-off meeting for The Equality Project: Starting From Home (TEP) took place in Nairobi, Kenya between the 16th and 19th October. This project brings together partner researchers from the Universities of Glasgow, Strathmore, Dar es Salaam, and Botswana as well as local NGOs to pilot a new programme of workshops exploring gender equality at a household level by engaging with both men and women.

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Martha Farrell Award 2020 - Call for Nominations

The Martha Farrell Award for Excellence in Women’s Empowerment has been instituted to honour Dr. Farrell and her ideals. Launched in October 2016, it is a first-of-its-kind initiative to discover, recognise and honour mid-career individuals and committed institutions, which have made valuable contributions in the areas of women’s empowerment, gender equality or feminism in everyday life.

100 years of radical Adult Education in Scotland: Building hope for the future

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100 years of radical Adult Education in Scotland: Building hope for the future sponsored by the Lippman Miliband Trust with the University of Stirling, a free all-day conference event for political activists & adult educators; all welcome.

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New issue of Quest - outstanding learners, pathway programs, social enterprises and other adult education success stories

Welcome to the third edition of Quest for 2019; Quest is Adult Learning Australia's national quarterly magazine. In this issue we've gathered stories about the impact of community based adult learning programs from around Australia.

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Digital Society and Higher Education: Impact and Consequences for Policy - HER 16

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Dr Muir Houston, Depute Director of CR&DALL, recently attended the 16th International Higher Education Reform (HER) Conference: Digital Society and Higher Education in Mexico City between the 11th and 13th September, 2019. The conference featured a mix of Keynotes, Plenary Panels, and Parallel Paper sessions. Dr Houston's report follows:

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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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Towards good active ageing for all in a context of deep demographic change and dislocation - Peter Kearns

A growing number of countries are confronted by the challenge of demographic change and ageing populations.  These changes are most advanced in East Asia in Japan, Republic of Korea, China and Taiwan, so that the opportunities exist for other countries to learn from these experiences and responses.

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