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House of Commons "plan for an adult skills and lifelong learning revolution"

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This report was released on 20th December with hardly any publicity but I think it’s very important.  A copy is featured below and the link is at the House of Commons website.

Although it only applies to England I think its findings and recommendations will be of interest to the whole adult learning community.

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Precarious work and future careers in the context of the gig economy in South Africa and China - New British Academy project led by Lesley Doyle

The gig economy in China

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We are very pleased to announce a new British Academy award, Precarious work and future careers in the context of the gig economy in South Africa and China, with CR&DALL Core Member, Dr Lesley Doyle, as Principal Investigator. Her co-investigators are Professor Lauren Graham, the University of Johannesburg and Dr Geng Wang, University of Tianjin. Dr Wang recently completed her PhD under Dr Doyle’s supervision. It is one of 49 projects funded under the  Humanities and Social Sciences Tackling Global Challenges programme.

Education and Employers Research - Special Announcement

Education and Employers Research - Special Announcement

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Online research library marks its tenth anniversary

The online library provides a comprehensive repository of different and effective approaches to employer engagement and career education. It brings together the latest thinking with selected research published over the past 40 years.

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European Company survey #AskTheExpert webinars on employee involvement and skills use - 20 and 29 October

European Company survey #AskTheExpert webinars on employee involvement and skills use

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Further to the webinar Workplace practices unlocking employee potential held on the 13th October by Cedefop together with Eurofound , presenting the key findings of the European Company Survey 2019 and their implications for policy and practice, two forthcoming webinars will be held:

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COVID-19 and the Future of Adult Education: An AEQ Editorial

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We live in unprecedented times. COVID-19 has shut down large sectors of the economy, as well as entire education systems. Estimates from UNESCO show that around 90% of the world’s students are currently out of school. Like many of you, we are working from home, drafting this editorial from our home offices under shelter-in-place orders.

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Lifelong Learning Platform: Invitation to online discussion "Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Societies", 27 May

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On behalf of the Lifelong Learning Platform: European Civil Society for Education (LLLP), I would like to invite you to the online discussion Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Societies on 27 May at 14.00-15.30.

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Learning and Living in Diverse Communities

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"Learning and Living in Diverse Communities" was the theme of the conference that took place in the House of Civic Communities in the city of Pécs, Hungary, in June 2019. It was the 11th conference which the specialized network on “Between Global and Local – Adult Learning and Communities” of the European Society on the Research for the Education of Adults (ESREA) has been organizing ever since 2006.

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ASPBAE publishes statement on COVID-19 highlighting vulnerable groups

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The COVID-19 pandemic has a strong impact on all of us in the field of education and lifelong learning. For adult learning and education and related institutional settings like Adult Education or Community Learning Centers it is extremely difficult as their transformation into the on-line and digital world of learning is not possible without respective financial backing and professional expertise. ASPBAE, the Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education, has just published a Statement with a situation analysis and recommendations for support.

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Webinar: Women on the frontlines of the crisis

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The Coronavirus, Capitalism and Inequality webinar series continues with a webinar about women from the global south on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis. We hope you can join us on Thursday 23 April at 1pm to hear and put your questions to our speakers from the Philippines and South Africa.

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