Learning Cities and Regions

Towards good active ageing for all in a context of deep demographic change and dislocation - Peter Kearns

A growing number of countries are confronted by the challenge of demographic change and ageing populations.  These changes are most advanced in East Asia in Japan, Republic of Korea, China and Taiwan, so that the opportunities exist for other countries to learn from these experiences and responses.

CR&DALL co-hosts roundtable: The role of universities in developing skills for Smart Cities - Kyrgyzstan

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CR&DALL was delighted to co-host a roundtable, in conjunction with the International University of Kyrgyzstan (IUK) in Bishkek as part of the project The role of universities in developing skills for Smart Cities, 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.

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World Cities Day: 31 October 2018

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The United Nations has designated every 31st October as World Cities Day. The day is expected to greatly promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization, push forward cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities and addressing challenges of urbanization, and contributing to sustainable urban development around the world.

IFALE for Empowerment and Sustainable Development in Ethiopia - A Comparative Study of Tigray and Amhara Regions

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Featured below and attached is a highly topical dissertation from the recent successful PhD Candidate Dr Fesseha Waldemichael. Adult literacy is a key component of global education and development agendas. It is included in the Sustainable Development Goals as a human right for the individual and a major contribution to local development. The dissertaion looks at Integrated Functional Adult Literay Education (IFALE) in Ethiopia, and is a comparative study of the implementation in Amhara and Tigray provinces.

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Building Research Collaboration with India and Kyrgyzstan to explore the role of universities in developing skills for smart cities

Congratulations to Srabani Maitra and her team for winning support for a project entitled, 'Building Research Collaboration with India and Kyrgyzstan to explore the role of universities in developing skills for smart cities'.

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The University of Glasgow has awarded two funded PhD studentships related to Learning Cities

The University of Glasgow is delighted to announce two funded PhD studentships have been awarded.  Preeti Dagar, currently an International Masters in Adult Educaiton for Social Change (AESC) second year student has been awarded a 3-year studentship by the university with the ESRC GCRF Centre for Sustainable Healthy Learning Cities. She will be supervised by Mike Osborne.

Invitation to the Adult Learners' Week national launch - Sept 4, 2018, Southport, QLD

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You are invited to join Adult Learning Australia for the national launch of Adult Learners Week 2018, which will include special addresses by The Hon Karen Andrews MP, Minister for Vocational Education and Skills and Paris Aristotle AO.

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