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Journal of Adult and Continuing Education (JACE) Autumn 2013 now available online

The Journal of Adult and Continuing Education (JACE), now published by the Manchester University Press, is essential reading for keeping in touch with the field of post-compulsory education. Published twice a year, it provides a forum for rigorous theoretical and practical work in the broad fields of lifelong learning and adult, community and continuing education.

Big Tent V Declaration - Third Draft: Learning to Build Inclusive Cities with the joint-effort of community, city government and higher education.

More than half the population of the world is now living in urban habitats. Asia is the fastest growing region in urbanization with inequalities, poverty, insecurity and exclusion amidst abundance and prosperity. In the past decade, nearly half a billion Asians have moved to urban habitations, and the trend continues. Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) have historically been recognised to serve public goods, with unique social responsibilities in producing knowledge for societal development.

CALL FOR PAPERS - Local Change, Social Actions and Adult Learning: Challenges and Responses

ESREA Network on Between Global and Local: Adult Learning and Development

CALL FOR PAPERS - Local Change, Social Actions and Adult Learning: Challenges and Responses

27, 27 and 28 of June 2014, Institute of Education, University of Lisbon (Portugal)

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Announcing PRIA International Academy Appreciation Programmes

We are pleased to inform you that we now have 25 courses (short and long term) for offering in an online and distant mode of learning. Please find belwo further information about our new courses, offered through PRIA’s International Academy. Do forward this information to friends, colleagues and others in order that we may be able to reach out to potential learners from across the globe.

Adult Learning in Australia: in what direction is it going?

As the rest of the world struggles with high unemployment in the wake  of the Global Financial Crises, Australia faces the problem of skills  shortages. This is in part fuelled by China¹s increasing appetite for  Australia's natural resources.  Prosperity in Australia has brought its  own problems and successive governments have reduced funding for adult  education. Skills shortages have created a "moral panic" that dismisses  learning that doesn't fill a specific skills shortage as unworthy of  support.

CR&DALL Seminar 2013 Series: "Croatia and EU Membership" a joint seminar with the Centre for Russian, Central and East European Studies !!NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE!!

A seminar presented by His Excellency Professor Ivan Grdešić, the Republic of Croatia's ambassador to the UK.

MONDAY 16th of SEPTEMBER, 2013 at 14.30 in Seminar Room 1 (Sir Hugh Fraser), Wolfson Building, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow. See the attached flyer for full details.

Given the high turnout anticipated, we must stress that intending participants MUST reserve a place by e-mailing


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