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ELP Seminar Series – Pre-COP26 - Pluriversal literacies - Dr Mia Perry, University of Glasgow

Pluriversal literacies: Towards a literacy education that can sustain the world - Dr Mia Perry

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The Education Leadership and Policy (ELP) Research and Teaching Group (RTG) is happy to announce the launch of the 21-22 seminar series with Dr Mia Perry on Wednesday 27th October 2021, 16:00 – 17:00 (Pre-COP26 event). Full details below.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  Please register via Zoom.

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Book release | Global Citizenship for Adult Education

Book release | Global Citizenship for Adult Education

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We are delighted to announce the release of the Routledge volume on 'Global Citizenship for Adult Education: Advancing Critical Literacies for Equity and Social Justice', edited by Petra A. Robinson, Kamala V. Williams, and Maja Stovanovic. The volume comprises a collection of a groundbreaking projects in the field of youth and adult education, in which 43 scholars from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States, examine how to promote equity and social justice through global citizenship and lifelong learning, that integrates the development of critical literacies as integral to adult education.

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Webinar | Prison education in Latin America (in Spanish)

Webinar | Prison education in Latin America (in Spanish)

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I would like to draw your attention to a two-day prison education webinar being offered by the University of Guadalajara on 22 September 2021 at 1700 (CDMX)(GMT -5) with some of the best prison education professors and investigators in Latin America.

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ALA webinar: Community learning through adversity and disaster

ALA webinar: Community learning through adversity and disaster

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A conversation about adaptation through needs based lifelong learning, this presentation will draw from recent research on Men’s Sheds in regional and remote Victoria.  It will reference a case study of a community-based Shed in a disadvantaged rural location to discuss the role local community learning can play in responding to and developing resilience in the face of locally experienced global disasters.

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Lectureship in Adult Education - University of Glasgow

Lectureship in Adult Education - University of Glasgow

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The School of Education invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Adult Education (Research & Teaching Track) at University of Glasgow. The School of Education is one of the leading Schools of Education globally, ranked No 38 in the QS for Education and Training (2021). We are a large and dynamic unit which brings together academics and researchers with expertise across all sectors of education: formal and non-formal, pre-school through to higher, adult and community education.

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ALA webinar | Key skills for learning to read Pt. 3: Reading comprehension

ALA webinar | Key skills for learning to read Pt. 3: Reading comprehension

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Join us for the third session of this special three-part series of webinars.

Session 3: Reading comprehension

Reading is about understanding an author’s message. In this session I will discuss why comprehension must always be the target and then go on to share a range of practical approaches that may be used to ensure that readers are ultimately monitoring their own comprehension.

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PIMA Bulletin No. 36 (May 2021)

PIMA Bulletin No. 36 (May 2021)

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Editorial The year ahead – a turning point? – medium and long-term challenges – proposed contents for the rest of 2021 - Chris Duke.

Foolhardy it may be in this second year of pandemic, but first to sketch how the rest of 2021 may look, if only in terms of this Bulletin. The aspiration at least says something about what this year, pandemic apart, feels most pressing in importance and urgent.

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