Community Development

Report on ExReMet event in Glasgow, 24th July 2015

The ExReMet event on Friday, 24th July, 2015 proved there is a lot of concern, understanding and good practice happening throughout Europe on the issue of domestic abuse and violence against women. Partners in the Grundtvig collaboration from Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Spain and Scotland (UK) attended their last partnership meeting to share their work over the last two years with practitioners throughout Scotland. Over the two years the women from all six countries have designed and disseminated several products e.g.

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Invitation to launch of a film on domestic abuse in Europe, Friday 24 July 2015, 0915, Glasgow

You are invited to the launch on Friday 24 July at 0915 of a short film on domestic abuse in Europe and invite you to come and join us to celebrate the work of the European project EX-RE-MET with the teams from Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Spain and UK.

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Kentucky meets the East End of Glasgow

As part of an international collaboration between the University of Glasgow (Community Development team & students) and the University of Kentucky, a week long study visit was organised for the students, staff and their elected member from Kentucky to spend some time exploring Community Development in the East End of Glasgow.

Our visitors were welcomed to the city with a civic reception from the Lord Provost Sadie Docherty and a number of locally elected councillors along with an East End MP and MSP.

12th PASCAL conference - Connecting Cities and Universities at Strategic Frontiers, 7-9 October 2015

The deadline for Abstracts for the 12th PASCAL conference is 18th May 2015. The conference will be hosted by one of Italy’s leading institutions, the University of Catania, in the beautiful island of Sicily. The theme of the conference concerns how cities and their regions are connected to their universities at strategic frontiers. These include knowledge and political frontiers, and each is linked to global challenges that include employment, migration, health, food security, culture and climate change.

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LETAE National Seminar

** A report on this seminar may be found here **

Work-based and work-related learning in higher education for adult learners is seen as crucial to address the predicted labour market skills gap identified in such communiques as: New Skills for New Jobs Anticipating and matching labour market and skills needs; and, An Agenda for new skills and jobs: A European contribution towards full employment as part of the Europe 2020 strategy.

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