Learning Cities and Regions

Role of Universities in Envisioning Participatory Smart Cities in the Global South - 28 and 29 May, 2019

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CR&DALL was delighted to co-host a joint seminar and workshop at the School of Education in the University of Glasgow on May 28th and the 29th funded by the Scottish Funding Council from its contribution to the University of Glasgow’s efforts to develop activities concerned with the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). The two events were organised as part of the project The role of universities in developing skills for Smart Cities, led by Dr Srabani Maitra (School of Education), Professor Mike Osborne (School of Education), Professor Muhammad Imran (School of Engineering) and Dr Seth Agbo (University of Lakehead, Canada).

Building Good Sustainable Communities through the Learning City EcCoWell Approach

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EcCoWell was developed by the PASCAL International Observatory in 2012 (PIE), based on the experience of Taipei city, as an approach to developing learning cities in a holistic and cohesive manner. The emergence of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, with a similar requirement for holistic development has enhanced the significance of the EcCoWell experience.

XVIth PASCAL Conference, 16-19 October - Revised Call for Papers

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The 2019 PASCAL XVIth Conference from 16-19 October 2019, will have a focus on adult/lifelong learning place-making and cohesion. This three-day international conference will bring together scholars and practitioners who develop learning opportunities in community settings.

Strengthening Urban Engagement in Universities in Africa and Asia (SUEUAA) - Harare, 9-10 May, 2019

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The University of Zimbabwe in association with the Centre for Research and Development in Adult and Lifelong Learning (CR&DALL) at the University of Glasgow and the PASCAL Observatory at the University of Johannesburg and the University of Glasgow invite you to a conference celebrating the role of universities in developing the infrastructure of cities through strengthening their urban engagement roles.  The conference will be held on 9/10 May 2019 at the Cresta Lodge Hotel, Harare.

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The vlog channel "Aging for Beginners" has launched

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On YouTube the vlog channel "Aging for Beginners" has launched. Populations are aging, our customers are aging, we all in person are in the process of aging, but the acquisition of knowledge about normal aging is still based on a trial and error method. The professional ager Tiina Tambaum shows in her vlogs what are the needs of normally ageing persons, and together with the successful ager Ants Värnik they discuss age-related things.

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Lifelong Learning in Korea - December 2018 (NILE)

We are delighted to share the 2018 2nd issue of our semiannual web magazine Lifelong Learning in Korea.

Lifelong Learning in Korea is published by the Office of Public Relations and International Affairs at NILE and the objective is to share Korean lifelong education projects and cases with policy makers, researchers, experts and practitioners from all over the world.


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