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Newsletter for European Research in Learning and Work [L&W] - December 2014

This is the latest edition of the L&W Newsletter, which will reach you via a mailing list of over 1400 experts in and beyond Europe. As always, it focuses on transnational research activities in the field of human resource development (HRD) and vocational education and training (VET), centred on major categories: conferences, networks, programmes, projects and publications.

CR&DALL Themes: 

The Base of the Iceberg - Study guides in Adult Education – new volume!

Alan Rogers looks at learning (formal, nonformal and informal) and examines the hidden world of informal (unconscious, unplanned) learning. He points out the importance of informal learning for creating tacit attitudes and values, knowledge and skills which influence (conscious, planned) learning – formal and non-formal.

Supporting University-Work Transitions? Exploring the Impact of Work Placements and Internships

The transitions between university and the world of work remain a key concern for policy makers and practitioners across the UK nations and beyond.  Work placements and internships have become an increasingly significant focus of activity, aiming to ‘bridge’ the gap between study and work.

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Lifelong Learning and the Challenges facing Education in the 21st Century: UNESCO Perspectives

Our earlier ACE Lifelong Learning seminars in this series have set a foundation and context in which to consider the “challenges” Professor Power will outline in acknowledging that “quality education” needs to be “directed at the full development of the human personality” across all life stages, ages and levels.

4th World Forum of Lifelong Learning - 50% discount on registrations

The World committee for lifelong learning (CMA), the UNESCO Institute for lifelong learning (UIL) and the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) are pleased to announce a 50% discount on registrations received before September 1st, 2014 for the 4th World Forum of Lifelong Learning, taking place in Paris, 5-6 February 2015.

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