CR&DALL Seminar Series 2017-2018

The Social Justice Question: A Freirean Approach to Decolonizing Pedagogy, Methodology & Leadership - Antonia Darder

There is much talk internationally about providing socially just education within subaltern communities. Yet, often the practices within educational institutions perpetuate the coloniality of power and structures of inequality that fail to support decolonizing pedagogical practices.

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CR&DALL and BSI Workshop - Equality as an Endpoint: Learning, Training and Global Pathways to Inclusive Development - 18 June 2018

An interdisciplinary workshop on 18th June 2018 at the University of Glasgow brings together views, perspectives, and insights from international policy makers and academics on effective learning and training for inclusive and sustainable socio- economic development of marginalised populations globally. According to the recent Human Development Report (2016) by UNDP average human development has improved globally; yet marginalized sections continue to suffer basic forms of deprivation.

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Implementation of the Sustainable Development goals in Asia Pacific: A role for the EU?

The EU is the global leader in development policy and aid, and was an active contributor throughout the process of the development of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In June 2016 the EU released Shared Vision, Common Action: A Stronger Europe, the EU’s Global Strategy for its Foreign and Security Policy. It aims for global prosperity and speaks about building resilient societies which require fulfilling the SDGs worldwide.

CR&DALL Seminar in honour of Professor Lalage Bown - 23 May, 2018

Lalage Bown
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Earlier this year, Emerita Professor Lalage Bown, who was formerly Head of the Department of Adult and Continuing Education, celebrated her 90th birthday. In her honour we have arranged this seminar to reflect on some of what was, what is and what will be in the field of adult education. We will be joined by a number of speakers who have worked with Lalage in the past and many of her former colleagues, all of whom we hope will make contributions in open discussion.

Ageism in intergenerational learning activities

Ageism towards older people is a relatively unresearched topic. The same applies to intergenerational learning and issues related to the inclusion of older men. It therefore is interesting to bring all these three components onto one table. The first results of our survey in Estonia about older rural men’s readiness and obstacles to passing on their skills and knowledge indicated limited use of older men’s potential (Tambaum & Kuusk, 2014).

Strengthening Urban Engagement of Universities in Asia and Africa (SUEUAA) International Seminar, Tuesday 19th December 2017

CR&DALL (the Centre for Research and Development in Adult and Lifelong Learning), the School of Education at the University of Glasgow and its partners would like to invite you to an international seminar to launch the Strengthening Urban Engagement of Universities in Asia and Africa (SUEUAA) project funded by the British Academy under the Cities and Infrastructure programme, which is part of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).

Mobile learning in Taiwan - Dr. Tzu-hua Huang, University of Taipei - Glasgow, October 31, 2017

Using mobile devices in learning activities has become popular since it provides diverse channels in which students can learn, communicate and collaborate: creating an M-learning environment has become an important trend. The value of mobile devices as a teaching tool has been shown in many research studies, and creating a large-scale M-learning environment has been found not only to be feasible and usable, but it also satisfies society’s needs and challenges.

Functional Literacy of First Stage Researchers in Russia and the UK

The presentation reports on the study supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research grant N 17-3601125 “Functional Literacy of Highly Qualified Scientific and Pedagogical Personnel in Russia and the UK: Outcomes of the International Comparative Study”.

The two presenters will summarize the findings of their desk research on literacy/functional literacy/functional illiteracy and country- specific challenges as follows:

Roles & contributions of Higher Education in realizing SDGs

We are delighted to announce that Dr Rajesh Tandon, founder-President of PRIA, and UNESCO Chair on community-based research & social responsibility in higher education, will be speaking on the topic of ‘Roles & contributions of Higher Education in realizing SDGs’ at the University of Glasgow on 15 September 2017 from 1300-1400 in the Conference Room, Urban Big Data Centre, 7 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ.

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