CR&DALL Seminar Series 2019-2020

Higher Education in a Globalising World: Community engagement and lifelong learning

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This book focuses on current policy discourse in Higher Education, with special reference to Europe. It discusses globalisation, Lifelong Learning, the EU's Higher Education discourse, this discourse's regional ramifications and alternative practices in Higher Education from both the minority and majority worlds with their different learning traditions and epistemologies (MUP, 2019).

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CR&DALL Seminar Series: Adult Education in New Zealand|Aotearoa: Hope or despair?

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Adult Education in New Zealand has been in a cycle of hope and despair for many years. There were significant cuts to funding in 2010 and the sector has not been greatly valued. However, a new coalition government was elected in 2017 has breathed new life into the sector with the promise of new policy settings and a five-year Tertiary Education Strategy that acknowledges the role that the ACE sector can play. This session will outline the past, present and possible future shape of ACE in New Zealand and the accompanying challenges and opportunities.

5th International Conference of the ESREA Migration, Transnationalism and Racisms Network | Glasgow, 22 - 24 April, 2020

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On behalf of the School of Education and UNESCO RILA and CR&DALL we are delighted to invite you to participate in the next conference of the European Society for Research on the Education of Adults (ESREA) Migration, Transnationalism and Racisms Network, which will take place 22-24 April 2020, at the University of Glasgow. Featured below and attached, you will find the call for papers – abstracts should be submitted by 15 November 2019.

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Learning Changes Lives: Adult learning in the Australian context - 18 Oct, 2019

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Adult education is transformative and can break the cycle of disadvantage. Through education people can develop the skills and knowledge they need to engage in meaningful work; to participate fully as a citizen in a vibrant democracy; to live in harmony in a diverse, multicultural and rapidly changing society; to manage their health and wellbeing and live fulfilled and meaningful lives.

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100 years of radical Adult Education in Scotland: Building hope for the future

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100 years of radical Adult Education in Scotland: Building hope for the future sponsored by the Lippman Miliband Trust with the University of Stirling, a free all-day conference event for political activists & adult educators; all welcome.

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Higher Education in Zimbabwe: Shifting with new thrusts and dynamics - 3 Oct, 2019

Professor Charles Muchemwa Nherera

Higher Education in Zimbabwe has expanded phenomenally since the attainment of political independence in 1980. Most of the growth took place from the mid-1990’s, during the period when the World Bank and international development agents were advocating for basic and primary education rather than higher education.

Guest Lecture: Bodies of Accumulation – Learning from a Participatory Action Research on women sanitation workers in India’s cities - 1 Oct, 2019

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This guest lecture, co-hosted by SHLC and CR&DALL, Nilanjana Bhattacharjee will present a Participatory Action Research conducted by Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), New Delhi on the lived experiences of women sanitation workers in the informal settlements of Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh), Ajmer (Rajasthan) and Muzaffarpur (Bihar) in India.

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