Latest News & Events

The purpose of this section is to provide a guide to CR&DALL events and activities and to provide information on these and on events and issues relevant to the field of lifelong learning and adult and continuing education in general. This latter service is provided to assist exchange of information and discussion of issues amongst colleagues in the field; it does not purport to be an exhaustive reference to the canon. Please note also that CR&DALL cannot be responsible for the accuracy of information provided to us by outside bodies. Further information about the event or activity should be sought from the contacts given in that section as this is likely to be the sum total of information provided to us.
Tuesday, 21 December, 2021 - 12:30

Emeritus Professor Lalage Bown, OBE died in Shrewsbury hospital on 17 December 2021, aged 94, following a fall at home. An eminent women’s literacy advocate, she dedicated her life’s work to improving education for the disadvantaged, especially women, seeking to bring university opportunities to the widest possible sections of society.

Thursday, 13 January, 2022 - 16:45

As part of the School of Education’s GCRF funded international project, Can Dual Apprenticeships Create Better and More Equitable Social and Economic Outcomes For Young People? A Comparative Study of India And Mexico (PI: Dr Oscar Valiente, University of Glasgow, School of Education; Co-I: Dr Srabani Maitra, University of Glasgow, School of Education; Professor Mhairi Mackenzie, University of Glasgow, School of Social and Political Sciences),  a two high-impact hybrid skill synergy summits were organised in India on Dec 3rd and 17th, 2021 respectively.

Tuesday, 18 January, 2022 - 15:00 to 17:00

We shall be launching our National Learning Assessment Report, illuminating Covid-19 learning losses and gains in Uganda on Tuesday 18th January 2022, from 3:00-5:00pm (EAT). The event is open to the public and the global community.

Thursday, 13 January, 2022 - 12:00

There is an urgent need to address the structural and everyday racism that exists in education systems across the world. Black, Indigenous and minority ethnic children are being systematically failed by schooling systems. Curriculum often fails to represent and affirm the diversity of language and culture. School practices can reproduce rather than challenge racial hierarchies. The inequitable financing and marketisation of school systems entrench racialised segregation and exclusion.

Thursday, 13 January, 2022 - 12:00

Postcolonial Directions in Education is a peer reviewed open access journal produced twice a year. It is a scholarly journal intended to foster further understanding, advancement and reshaping of the field of postcolonial education. We welcome articles that contribute to advancing the field.