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Dr Cristián Bellei and Dr Marcela Ramos

Chile is known worldwide as a Neoliberal laboratory, and this book opens the door to the subjectivities within that space in education. For example, the idea that better parents are the ones who pay for their children’s schools; or that admission tests applied by selective schools speaks of education quality and enhances parents’ merit.

Dr. Roula Kitsiou (University of Thessaly, Greece

Due to extended migration, especially since 2015, Greek society is facing new challenges arising from the different social and educational needs of heterogeneous groups with migration or refugee experiences. In this presentation, Dr Kitsiou will focus on (second) language teaching as a critical and creative way that can provide opportunities for intercultural dialogue, linguistic justice, socialisation, empowerment and subjective well-being for all stakeholders involved.

New issue of Australian Journal of Adult Learning - April, 2023

Please find featured below and attached the April 2023 edition of the Australian Journal of Adult Learning.

New issue of CONVERGENCE is out

One should applaud the University of Malta UNESCO Chair on Global Adult Education and the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) that they took up the initiative to bring CONVERGENCE - AN INTERNATIONAL ADULT EDUCATION JOURNAL back to life in 2022. It had been published ever since the late 1960s, and stopped for about a decade.

Commonwealth Consortium for Education Calendar 2023

The Commonwealth Consortium for Education (CCfE) was established by a group of Commonwealth NGOs, to coordinate their efforts on behalf of Commonwealth education, to stimulate more coherence in their work and to provide a collective mechanism for interaction with ministries and official Commonwealth organisations. Featured below and attached is their calendar for 2023.

"Woke" and American Urban Policy, Present and Past: Part One

No one expects political rhetoric to have precise meaning.  After all, political rhetoric is designed carefully to unify multiple segments of an electorate behind a single candidate at a specific time by using vague language that can mean different things to different groups of voters. 

Adam Smith 300 Academic Workshops to be held on 8 June 2023

The Adam Smith 300 Academic Workshops, to be held on 8 June 2023 within the Advanced Research Centre, 11 Chapel Lane, Glasgow G11 6EW, are part of a week-long series of activities to commemorate the tercentenary of alumnus Adam Smith being organised by the College of Social Sciences at the University of Glasgow with the support of the Templeton Foundation. Details of how to register are found on the website.

Following the note by Chris that he would step down as Editor of the PIMA Bulletin which he developed for the last seven years a decision was taken to prepare a Special Issue that would be published in honour of the contributions he made to develop the Bulletin.

Reimagining the Contemporary in Indian Education - April 21-23, 2023

We are very pleased that CR&DALL core members, Professor Srabani Maitra and Dr Barbara Read will both be keynote speakers at conference, Reimagining the Contemporary in Indian Education, at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM-C) in Kolkata from 21-23 April 2023. The conference celebrates the work of the ERSC-funded Gendered Journeys project, and includes some of the leading and highly esteemed education scholars from India.

7th GLOBAL FORUM FOR ATLVs on Health Education for All

CR&DALL was very pleased to be able to support the 7th GLOBAL FORUM FOR ATLVs on Health Education for All, held in Alexandria and online from March 7-9, 2023. It was represented by Yulia Nesterova, whose presentation was entitled The importance of learning cities and whole-community approach to supporting chronically ill people and their families.

Céreq: News, publications and events ¦ Spring  2023

We are pleased to be able to make available to CR&DALL subscribers highlights of the work in the first quarter of 2023 of the Céreq, a public institution under the supervision of the Ministry responsible for Education and the Ministry responsible for Labour and Employment in France.

Reminder - Early-Bird Rate for HER conference ends on 14 April

This a reminder to subscribers that Early Bird registration for the 17th Higher Education Reform confernence, Sustainable Development Goals: Their potential and relevance for higher education policy and reform to be held at the University of Glasgow, from 21-23 June 2023, and hosted by CR&DALL ends on 14 April 2023.

New book inspired by Professor Jim Gallacher - Access, Lifelong Learning and Education for All

A new book, Access, Lifelong Learning and Education for All, has just been published in the Palgrave Studies in Adult Education and Lifelong Learning (PSAELL) book series, and is edited by Gareth Parry, Peter Scott and CR&DALL Director, Mike Osborne.

A new Open Access book presents the results of the major Horizon 2020 project, ENLIVEN: Encouraging Lifelong Learning for an Inclusive & Vibrant Europe within which CR&DALL core member Professor Ellen Boeren was an investigator.

Two Research Associate Posts at University of Glasgow

The School of Education at the University of Glasgow is looking to recruit two Research Associates to make a leading contribution to research projects in the School of Education as part of a Researcher Pool, managed by the School’s Director of Research, Professor Simon McGrath. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals.

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