We are very pleased that the PASCAL Observatory and its Learning Cities Networks, with their European centre hosted by CR&DALL at the University of Glasgow, are partners in the 2021 Global Learning Festival being organised from 8-11 November by the cities of Wyndham and Melton in Australia. Many of the member cities of the LCN are making contributions, including Medellin, Taipei, Wolverhampton and of course Wyndham itself.
This podcast is designed to bring together practitioners and policy makers to discuss the big issues of the day in relation to access, participation, success and social mobility.
A new article on W-o-W has just been published: The old fear of the end of new work itself by Joerg Markowitsch. We all look forward to the end of the working day, but not the end of work itself. The fear of automation and the end of work is an old topos, as evidenced by industrial films from the 1950s...
Join us for an interactive, international dialogue on the intersection of climate justice, education, and sustainable development. This workshop is part of the “10 days to COP26” series organised by the School of Education at the University of Glasgow.
Register by 19 October 2021 for the fifth International Conference on Learning Cities at Yoensu in the Republic of Korea from 27-30 October at this link. Further details of the programme are featured below and attached, and we are pleased to announce that amongst the presenters and moderators are PASCAL representatives, Professors Robbie Guevara, Roberta Piazza and Michael Osborne, Director of CR&DALL at the University of Glasgow.
Welcome to our third issue of Quest for 2021 which features great stories unearthed during Adult Learners Week — from keynote speakers, learning ambassadors, scholarship winners and more.
We are pleased to announce a further Pre-COP Webinar: Australia, ‘Good’ Global Governance and the Geopolitics of Climate Negotiations to be held on Wednesday 27 October at 0900 (BST), 1600 (Singapore) and 1900 (Australian Eastern Standard Time).
The School of Education at the University of Glasgow is advertising for an exciting Reader in Interdisciplinary Research in Education (Research & Teaching Track). Applications are invited from candidates with a Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) or equivalent in any area of Education or related discipline with an extensive and established reputation in research and significant teaching experience within the discipline/subject area. This position is open ended and full time, and we hope of interest to many CR&DALL subscribers.
On 21 October at 1330 local time in Brussels, Professor Ellen Boeren, CR&DALL core member together with University of Glasgow colleague Dr Thanh Dong Nguyen will be presenting at a webinar concerned with on professional learning communities (PLCs) where the results of their systematic international literature review on PLCs in the global south funded by VVOB will be presented together with practical stories.
University of Glasgow - College of Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Research Themes - Adam Smith Business School - School of Law - School of Social and Political Sciences.
Most cities in the Global South have experienced rapid population and urbanization growth which have transformed urban spaces. It is projected that Africa and Asia will concentrate most of the world’s urban population in the next four decades. However, urban planning for more resilient and sustainable cities has so far failed to materialise. Our COP26 panel discussion will bring together researchers, policy makers and neighbourhood residents to explore innovative approaches to build resilience in cities and neighbourhoods in the Global South.
The University of Glasgow Community of Practice in Sustainability in Learning and Teaching is pleased to invite you for the seminar on “Crucial Actions for a Sustainable Future: What to Do Next”.
Please find featured below and attached a Call for Papers (CfP) for an academic conference at Birkbeck, University of London, being held to mark the institution's 200th anniversary.
We are pleased to report that CR&DALL core member Dr Ria Dunkley will be presenting within the Green Zone of COP26 in Glasgow as part of events highlighting of the work of universities. Her input with take place at the Glasgow Science Centre on 11 November 2021 where she will have a one and a half hour showcase, sharing maps created through the Dynamic Coast project.
The Education Leadership and Policy (ELP) Research and Teaching Group (RTG) is happy to announce the launch of the 21-22 seminar series with Dr Mia Perry on Wednesday 27th October 2021, 16:00 – 17:00 (Pre-COP26 event). Full details below. Everyone is welcome to attend. Please register via Zoom.