The Agrarian South Network (ASN) is creating a Platform for Dialogue with the aim of raising consciousness on ongoing liberation struggles and the search for socialist alternatives among working peoples. With the ongoing financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic likely to intensify the protracted contradictions of the world economy still reeling from the systemic shock of 2008, we are according to the ASN, at a historic juncture.
Apprenticeships for adults are one of the policy solutions to the need for supporting adults willing to train, while broadening the skills base of the working population across Europe.
Bloomsbury Academic has just launched a new series of publications under the title ‘Adult Learning, Literacy and Social Change’. One of the volumes will be edited by Jules Robbins and myself under the title Adult Learning and Social Change in the UK: National and Local Perspectives. A call for abstracts for this follows below.
This is the monthly e-Bulletin from FACE (the Forum for Access and Continuing Education), offered to practitioners, policy-makers, researchers and others with an interest in access, widening participation and lifelong learning.
We are very pleased to announce that Bonnie Slade, a core member of CR&DALL, will become the Chair of SCUTREA. Our PhD student Nicola Dickson will remain Honorary Secretary. These are great honours for Adult Education at the University of Glasgow, and further underlines our contribution to the field.