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UNESCO RILA Spring/Summer 2020 News & Events

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To lighten your mood during these uncertain times, we bring you an overview of goodness. In this newsletter you'll find inspiring individuals, tips to beat the lockdown blues, poetry, intellectual entertainment and important dates for your diary. For once we're grateful for global warming, as the sun in Glasgow is definitely keeping us afloat. Hope you are all well in your part of the world,

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Literacy and human rights in Rwanda: BALID/UNESCO Chair webinar

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We are delighted to invite you to attend our first ever virtual Informal Literacy Discussion, which we are privileged to be hosting in partnership with the UNESCO Chair in Adult Literacy and Learning for Social Transformation at the University of East Anglia, UK on 6th May at 12 noon BST.

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Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education (CJSAE) | Vol 32 No 1 (2020): Winter

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The Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education (CJSAE) is pleased to announce the publication of it latest issue: New Directions, New Provocations. Each article in this issue shares a fresh perspective about adult and continuing education, and challenges us to learn.

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Our new issue of Quest - adult and community education success stories from around Australia

Our new issue of Quest - adult and community education success stories from around Australia

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Welcome to our first issue of Quest for 2020, which gathers stories about the impact of adult learning programs from around Australia. 

In this issue you'll find stories about how a bridging literacy and numeracy class is opening new career and study opportunities for young mums in country Victoria, how traineeships in rural and regional towns in WA give young locals a reason to stay instead of moving away; how an all abilities choir in Queensland gives joy and meaning to its members; tips for using Instagram and more.

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Everybody should become a tutor in the community: CR&DALL Seminar, 29th January 2020 - Tiina Tambaum

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In the twenty-first century non-professional tutors, including teenagers, have an important role to play in the development of contemporary skills among the older population.  The aim of the seminar is to describe the instructional design for teenage tutors' instruction in order to prepare them to become a facilitator for older persons’ in e-skill learning.

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Bushfire recovery, Indigenous adult literacy, retraining for older drivers and more: Quest magazine - ALA Member News, July 2019

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Welcome to our fourth issue of Quest for 2019.

In this issue we've gathered stories about the impact of community-based adult learning programs from around Australia. 

In this issue we profile a community resource centre in the bushfire ravaged town of Yarloop in WA that is playing a lead role in the healing and rebuilding of the community.

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4th European Vocational Skills Week 14-18 October 2019 Helsinki

The 4th European Vocational Skills Week takes place during the 14-18 October 2019 throughout Europe. At the time of writing, there are 1138 events taking place in 45 countries. A very informative interactive map is provided on the European Commission's dedicated Vocational Skills Week web space (click the image below).

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