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Northern College, the 'Ruskin of the North', was first mooted sixty years ago  - 1964 - in 'The Robin Hood' pub at Millthorpe in North Derbyshire, just across the road from where Edward Carpenter had his socialist commune until the early 1920s, his house now being called 'Carpenter House'.

Subscribers may find this new resource from the Transforming Education for Sustainable Futures Network of interest:

CR&DALL Seminar Series 2023-24: The Internationalisation of Higher Education in a “Post”-Era

Esther E. Gottlieb, Senior Adviser for International Affairs at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, examines the changing meaning of  ‘international’ in the shifting processes and practices of internationalisation.

The University of Catania

The University of Catania will be hosting a conference of the Italian University Network for Continuing Education on 10/11 May 2024, and is pleased to announce that amongst the keynote speakers will be Professor Michael Osborne, Director of CR&DALL. His presentation is entitled, The many souls of university continuing education in the UK.

Professor John Field

Many CR&DALL members and subscribers will have known or known of Professor John Field, Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Stirling. It is with great sadness to report that he died on Monday 25 March.  He was a titan in the field of adult education and great fun to be with.

Skills for Social Justice - Advancing social justice through stronger skills systems - new ILO Brief

A new Policy Brief, attached, from the International Labour Organization (ILO) covers recent developments related to the importance of skills in advancing the lifelong learning agenda.

MOJA - Adult Education Africa

I wish to draw to the attention of CR&DALL subscribers MOJA Adult Education in Africa, which  is an online resource for adult learning and education professionals and practitioners in the public sector, private sector, civil society and academia in Africa. It sends out a Newsletter regularly to which anyone can subscribe.

Countries of Eastern and South-Eastern Europe Shaping Lifelong Learning Systems

On 13th ;March 2024, representatives coming from countries of Eastern and South-Eastern Europe met in Brussels to inform each other on progress that had been made in recent years on developments in lifelong learning, and especially in the field of adult education. Participants came from governments, civil society and academia.

Marrakech Framework for Action - Webinar 11 April 1000-1145 EDT

In June 2022 the Marrakech Framework for Action (MFA) was discussed and adopted by adult educators from around the globe at CONFINTEA VII under the leadership of UNESCO.  On 11th April the Coalition of Lifelong Learning Organisations (COLLO) and the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) are holding a webinar to reflect about the potentials of implementing the MFA.

British Psychological Society Developmental Section Annual Conference

I wish to extend a special invitation to CR&DALL subscribers to consider participating in the upcoming British Psychological Society Developmental Section Annual Conference which I am helping to organise. It will take place here in Glasgow from September 11th to 13th, 2024.

Scottish Educational Research Association (SERA)

This is a special year for for the Scottish Educational Research Association (SERA); we turn 50. This is reflected in our theme as we discuss 'Education in a Fragile World: Past, Present, Future' at the University of Dundee from the 27th -29th November 2024. For further details please follow this link, where you will find a call for papers.

Crafting a pathway towards situated, relational, and reparative literacies practices

Congratulation to CR&DALL core member Lisa Bradley upon the award of a new Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) grant, 'Crafting a pathway towards situated, relational, and reparative literacies practices'.

We are very pleased to announce a new project co-led by core CR&DALL member, Professor Mia Perry, funded by the Norwegian Funding Council.

We are offering a fully funded PhD studentship from the Economic and Social Research Council through the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS), entitled, Podcasting and pedagogy for the planet: Examining the nexus of art, entertainment, and education related to sustainability and climate change.

New Challenges for Higher Education, Cities and Regions

We are pleased to announce that the programme for the 17th PASCAL conference, New Challenges for Higher Education, Cities and Regions: Addressing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Changing Contexts, is now available, and attached to this posting. The conference runs from 4-6 July in Taipei.

Revised Submission Deadline for Abstracts (details also attached): 1 April 2024.

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