Community Development

Making Work Better: An Independent Inquiry into Working Life in Britain

New Lead Author: New Independent Inquiry - (The Smith Institute) - Making Work Better: An Independent Inquiry into Working Life in Britain.

Firstly, many thanks to everyone who has already shown an interest in contributing to the Society’s response to this inquiry and for all those who expressed an interest in leading the response.

Investigating Links in Achievement and Deprivation in Northern Ireland: Is there a similar pattern in Scotland?

You are invited to attend a seminar on ‘Investigating Links in Achievement and Deprivation- the ILiAD project in Northern Ireland: is there a similar pattern in Scotland?’ from 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm on Thursday 8 May 2014, room to be confirmed in the St Andrew’s Building at the University of Glasgow.

Book Launch - Higher Education in the World 5 - Knowledge, Engagement & Higher Education: Contributing to Social Change

An important publication as part of the GUNi Series on the Social Commitment of Universities, this Palgrave Global University Network for Innovation publication is launched by an eminent group of speakers in a seminar chaired by Professor John Briggs, Vice-Principal (Senate Office), University of Glasgow. Refreshments, discount flyers and an inspection copy will be available at the meeting. All welcome. No fee but prior registration required.

4ème Forum Mondial du 2 au 4.12.2014 : Ouverture des Inscriptions

Cette grande idée, condition pour l’équité, la paix et le progrès, fait consensus. Cependant la réalité est loin de l’idéal. D’où viennent les écarts ? Quels sont les freins et les facteurs de réussite, quels sont les préalables ? Où sont les leviers? Qui peut quoi pour qui ? Quelles sont les grandes voies sur lesquelles nous avons à conjuguer les expériences et nos réflexions afin de dynamiser notre action vers un but commun, dans l’heureuse union de nos complémentarités?

Call for papers - Higher Education and its Principal Mission: Preparing Students for Life, Work, and Civic Engagement

The 11th International Workshop on Higher Education Reform will take place from August 25 to 27, 2014 at Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland (Canada). As part of the ongoing discussion about changes in Higher Education (HE) and HE reform, the Workshop will focus on issues concerning the most important target group and resource of HE students.

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