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June 2024 MOJA Newsletter - Adult Education Africa

Welcome to the June MOJA Newsletter. Depending on where you are on the continent, it’s either starting to get hot or cold.

German National Report on Education 2024

Germany's tenth National Education Report was published on 17 June. The report is jointly compiled every two years by a group of authors from six research institutes and statistical offices, including Prof. Dr. Josef Schrader and Jonathan Kohl from the German Institute for Adult Education.

17th PASCAL Conference kicks off in Taipei

We've receieved some early photos from the 17th PASCAL Conference taking place in Taipei. Looking great, the stage featured in the photos includes the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Taipei, current/former ministers of Education, as well as Josef Konvitz, Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Glasgow with them.

New Special Issue of the PIMA Bulletin on CONFINTEA VII Follow-up

The World Conferences on Adult Education are convened by UNESCO every 12 years ever since 1949. The most recent was in 2022 in Morocco and concluded with the Marrakech Framework for Action (MFA).

DVV International Newsletter for May 2024 and Subscription

This is a newsletter on adult learning and education in the context of development cooperation - by practitioners and for practitioners especially. It is coming once in a quarter and informs on activities around the globe, and reports on relevant examples and experiences.

Digitalization of Higher Education 2024

Digitalsation affects all facets of society including education, yet there are some important differences of the ways different countries and institutions implement this new technology. In this Special Issue authors discuss not just the technical side of this new development but, more importantly, the ways digitalisation affects research, teaching and learning in Higher Education and other educational settings.

The latest issue of RELA (Volume 15, Number 2) is now available. This open issue features six papers covering a diverse range of topics, including quality in adult education, numeracy education, and education within political parties, among others.

Join us online for this hybrid panel discussion on Artificial Intelligence, it's potential and risks related to learning, security and peace. This PASCAL panel discusses AI & Virtual Technology for Learning City Transformation and Inclusion.

Join us online for this hybrid panel discussion on climate change - its impact on growth, human rights, inequality and ecology, and the transformations that come with mitigation and abatement.

We are very pleased to report the publication of a new book, Academic Freedom in Higher Education - Core Value or Elite Privilege?, co-written by visiting Professor Maria Slowey (an associate of CR&DALL) and Professor Dick Taylor.

We are delighted to let CR&DALL subscribers know about the launch of Sage’s SDG 4: Quality Education collection relating to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4: ‘to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning for all’.

The School of Education at the University of Glasgow has just advertised six lectureships in Education Studies. The listings from are shown below, and all who are suitable qualified are encouraged to apply. Posts are available on both the Research and Teaching track (four posts) and the Learning, Teaching and Scholarship track (two posts).

Eleventh session of Kerala Urban Dialogues - Creative Economies and Creative Cities

Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) invites you to join the Eleventh session of Kerala Urban Dialogues, hosted by the Department of Architecture and Planning at NIT Calicut and Municipal Corporation of Kozhikode on the theme “Creative Economies and Creative Cities"

Cluster of Research Excellence on Nature-Based Solutions for Climate Change Adaptation & Mitigation

Today, 18 June 2024, CORE-NbS was launched, bringing together 14 universities in Africa and Europe through a partnership between the African Research Universities Alliance and the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities. CRADALL is represented in the cluster by Simon McGrath, who will be focusing particularly on researcher development and education/skills for climate change adaptation and mitigation. Glasgow is also represented through the School of Social and Environmental Sustainability.

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