The coronavirus will push universities around the world to embrace lifelong education in a dramatic "market shift" as they seek a way out of an "existential crisis", according to two leading experts on longevity.
Welcome to an update from the CR&DALL team on recent COVID-19 activities involving members of the School of Education here at the University of Glasgow. We have been involved in initiatives at local, national, and international levels with a range of partners including academics, public and private sector stakeholders, third sector groups, and perhaps most importantly local communities. We are also working at varying scales with micro-interventions at the level of the individual; meso-interventions at the community level, and macro-interventions through engagement with global partners.
At its AGM on May 14th 2020, the Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL) elected a new Chair, Professor Jonathan Michie of the University of Oxford.
Dear CMAtlv members and sympathizers,
We confirm here that the VI WORLD FORUM FOR LIFE-LONG LEARNING which was scheduled to take place in Brussels in June 2020 is DEFERRED to 2021. We will include in it a forward-looking reflection on what the current global crisis commits us to implementing in terms of Lifelong Learning. We will keep you informed of changes in dates and program.
Low-skilled and low-paid adults are providing essential services and known as key workers during the current pandemic. Will they have better chances for personal and career-related development in the future?, asks the University of Glasgow's Professor Ellen Boeren from the UK.