Poverty Alleviation

CR&DALL visits Ethiopia

In early September Rod Purcell and Dave Beck from CR&DALL visited the University of Jimma in Ethiopia.

The University of Jimma is rated as the No 1 public university in Ethiopia and 39th in Africa. It has 42,000 students and offers a full spectrum of course provision including Medical and Agricultural Schools. The city of Jimma has a population of around 120,000 and is a major regional centre in the south west of of Ethiopia.

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UNESCO Experts Prioritize Global Justice in Post-2015 Agenda

The group of experts gathered by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in collaboration with the International Social Science Council (ISSC) to prepare part of UNESCO's inputs into the process of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) concurred that ensuring that the voices of the excluded are heard and included should be the guiding principle in designing the post-2015 development agenda.

Radical Community Work

A new journal devoted to exploring radical community work practice will be launched later in the year. 

In the run up to the launch the editors are looking for active participation from the field (practitioners, activists, academics). There are three things you may wish to contribute:

1. We are looking for the first papers for the Journal and we are particularly interested in people writing about effective practice.  If you have an idea you want to discuss email: editors@rcwjournal.org

Investigating Links in Achievement and Deprivation in Northern Ireland: Is there a similar pattern in Scotland?

You are invited to attend a seminar on ‘Investigating Links in Achievement and Deprivation- the ILiAD project in Northern Ireland: is there a similar pattern in Scotland?’ from 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm on Thursday 8 May 2014, room to be confirmed in the St Andrew’s Building at the University of Glasgow.

UK launch of the 2013/4 Education for All Global Monitoring Report "Teaching and learning: Achieving quality for all"

The 2013/4 Education for All Global Monitoring Report "Teaching and learning: Achieving quality for all" shows that a lack of attention to education quality and a failure to reach the marginalized have contributed to a learning crisis that needs urgent attention.

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