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Data Poverty in Scotland and Wales

We are pleased to share a report published today, called Data Poverty in Scotland and Wales . The research is the first we are aware of that tries to understand the scale and depth of data poverty in Wales and Scotland.

Local, place-based, and community-driven approaches to peacebuilding

We are pleased to announce that the project, Local, place-based, and community-driven approaches to peacebuilding, has been funded under the British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant programme with a grant of £9,803. The project is led by CR&DALL core member, Yulia Nesterova, and seeks to draw on diverse conflict and post-conflict contexts to develop a local, place-based, community-driven model of peacebuilding through education and learning that can be adaptive to different contexts.

Employability in programme development (EPD)

We are pleased to announce a new project 'Employability in programme development (EPD): Establishing a labour market to higher education feedback loop drawing on local labour market intelligence', which seeks to establish a feedback loop from the labour market to HEIs in order inform programme and course design to best support the employability of future graduates.

How can we promote learning for all? - Nic Dickson Showcase entry

We are very pleased to further feature the entry of Nic Dickson amongst Universitas 21’s RISE 2020/21 Showcase and awards, and we invite CR&DALL subscribers to pledge their support for her excellent work by following this link

School of Education 2021 Webinar Series Report – Ethics, Religion and Values in Education

Dr Muir Houston, Deputy Director of CR&DALL opened the webinar and provided an overview of logistics for the 80+ delegates and panellists. Professor Ellen Boeren, Director of Research in the School of Education introduced the webinar. She explained that in this event that some of the key work with the school that links to its longstanding commitment to Ethics, Religion, and Values in Education would be presented.

Our first issue of Quest for 2021 - Australia's adult literacy crisis

Welcome to our first issue of Quest for 2021. This issue features stories about the impact of adult learning programs from around Australia. 

You'll find stories about Australia's adult literacy crisis and how experts suggest we address it, how a small Tasmanian town is opening up opportunities for its residents by teaching them to drive, and how a Wangaratta based adult education centre has revamped a course in foundation skills to help people focus on their personal as well as their educational goals.

ALA facilitated discussion: Building trauma informed supports in adult learning

This session is for adult educators who have experienced teaching to students living with trauma and PTSD.

Sustainable Futures in Africa (SFA) Public Events - April 2020

The Sustainable Futures in Africa (SFA) project is hosting the following public events during April 2020; Ethical Development practices and Partnerships – A Critical Resource on April 20, and Research Impact - Making sense of the concept across different contexts on April 23.

UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning - Annual Report 2020

Please find featured below and attached the 2020 Annual Report of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), also available online here.

LMIC Online Workshop - Thursday 29th of April, 10:00 am – 12:30 am (GMT)

The Low and Middle Income (LMIC) Research Network at the University of Glasgow/College and Social Sciences is pleased to be working with CR&DALL and we warmly invite you to participate in our workshop Doing Knowledge Exchange during the COVID 19 pandemic – What lessons have we learnt?

DVV International opens a new toolbox for adult learning and education (ALE)

The toolbox provides instruments, methodologies, and approaches in Adult Learning and Education (ALE) free of charge.

To celebrate the centenary of Paulo Freire’s birth, the Centre of Research ESEIS and the Center of Research COIDESO has organised on the 14th of April at 11:00 am (Madrid time) the  XII Workshop ‘Wednesday with COIDESO’: "Freire´s influence and relevance 100 years after his momentous birth" by Peter Mayo from the University of Malta.

UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning Bulletin, March/April 2021

Gender equality in lifelong learning is still far from a reality for many women and girls around the world. For International Women’s Day 2021, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) and its partners advocated for increased investment in educational provision to ensure that everyone is provided with equal opportunities to learn.

Greetings from BALID. Here in the United Kingdom, spring is definitely with us! Wherever you are in the world, we hope you are enjoying new opportunities and finding joy in what you are doing!

On Thursday, 22nd April, 1230 GMT BALID will host an Informal Literacy Discussion entitled "Keep safe, stay well: health literacies “ring the bell”.

ALA webinar: Key skills for learning to read Pt 2: Vocabulary

Join us for the second session of this special two-part series of webinars.

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