The Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education (CJSAE) is pleased to announce the publication of it latest issue: Breaking the Armour and Stirring the Soul. Each article in this issue shares a fresh perspective about adult and continuing education, and challenges us to learn.
The Arts of Inclusion Network event. 23 March 2023, 11am-3pm, Advanced Research Centre, University of Glasgow.
The purpose of this event is to present the work of The Arts of Inclusion (TAI) network and discuss the role of music for other-than-musical purposes, with examples form a recent book by TAI members, Music and Social Inclusion: https://eprints.gla.ac.uk/280374/. This event will offer opportunities for networking and is open to staff and doctoral students, as well as practitioners interested in the topic.
Another month has flown by! As ever, the epic theme affecting our work as widening participation practitioners concerns social mobility. This month’s newsletter tries to explore some of the key debates currently surrounding this matter, including the role that technical education it is likely to play in our work in the future, as well as planned changes to admissions.
A Policy Forum, entitled Transforming Education and Training in Australia – Challenges and Opportunities, was held on 15 February 2023 at RMIT University which aimed to contribute to the current policy conversations on transformation from the perspective of employment, education and skills development that ensures the principles of equity, gender, and sustainability.
Out now in Quest: adult education creating opportunities, rebuilding lives and reducing recidivism and more
Welcome to our first issue of Quest for 2023 featuring stories and news about life-changing adult education programs around Australia.
This book takes an expansive view of vocational education and training. Drawing on case studies across rural and urban Uganda and South Africa, the book offers a new way of seeing this through an exploration of the multiple ways in which people learn to have better livelihoods. EPDF and EPUB available Open Access under CC-BY-NC-ND licence.
This session brings together two projects from the University of Glasgow, School of Education and CR&DALL focussed on Everyday Peace. Presenters: Professor Mo Hume, Dr Avila Kilmurray, Dr Sinead Gormally and Professor Evelyn Arizpe.
Join us to celebrate the Scottish launch of the book Peacebuilding, Conflict and Community Development and the launch of a short video from the project, “Educational Peacebuilding in Medellin and Acapulco: Understanding the role of education, culture and learning in responding to crises”.
The University has advertised the following position: Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Research Methods in Education (R&T).
A Showcase of Community Creativity - 8 March from 10.30am – 1.30pm, Advanced Research Centre, University of Glasgow. All are welcome for a fantastic celebration of how community groups are turning their creativity into actions for a more sustainable way of living.
Adult Education Academy on International and Comparative Studies in Adult Education and Lifelong Learning at the University of Würzburg
A decade ago the University of Würzburg in Germany took the initiative to start a program that is now called the Adult Education Academy (AEA) for master´s students, doctoral students, and practitioners. A number of partner universities in Hungary, Italy, India, Nigeria, Portugal, Serbia, and Slovenia joined and later invited professional organisations representing providers and practitioners like DVV International and the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA).
We are happy to share this newsletter from the World Committee for Lifelong Learning, and to report that Dr Yulia Nesterova will be contributing on behalf of CR&DALL to the 7th World Forum in Alexandria.
Transitioning Vocational Education and Training in Africa: A social skills ecosystem perspective Online seminar hosted by @Wits_REALCentre with @vrwedekind, @mcgrath_simon, @vetafrica4.
We are pleased to publish the latest CR&DALL Briefing Paper written by CR&DALL core member, Ria Dunkley. It concerns the GALLANT (Glasgow as a Living Laboratory Accelerating Novel Transformation) project, a major investment of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and delivered by the University of Glasgow in partnership with Glasgow City Council (GCC).
This is the theme of the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education which is taking place on November 9-11, 2023 at the Moldova State University. It will be an important challenge and opportunity to share experiences and ideas on the most important questions around peace and sustainable development – in a region that is war-stricken at the moment. It is therefore also a moment where professional solidarity will be possible with colleagues from Ukraine, Moldova, and Belarus as well as many countries beyond Central and Eastern Europe.
We are delighted to open bookings and the call for papers for the 2023 Forum for Access and Continuing Education Conference, to be held at the University of Derby.