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Data Poverty in Scotland and Wales

Data Poverty in Scotland and Wales

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We are pleased to share a report published today, called Data Poverty in Scotland and Wales . The research is the first we are aware of that tries to understand the scale and depth of data poverty in Wales and Scotland.

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Our first issue of Quest for 2021 - Australia's adult literacy crisis

Our first issue of Quest for 2021 - Australia's adult literacy crisis

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Welcome to our first issue of Quest for 2021. This issue features stories about the impact of adult learning programs from around Australia. 

You'll find stories about Australia's adult literacy crisis and how experts suggest we address it, how a small Tasmanian town is opening up opportunities for its residents by teaching them to drive, and how a Wangaratta based adult education centre has revamped a course in foundation skills to help people focus on their personal as well as their educational goals.

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ALA online forum | Building futures – The transformative impact of literacy and learning programs for prisoners and former prisoners

ALA online forum | Building futures – The transformative impact of literacy and learning programs fo

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Adult education in prison and beyond can break the cycle of crime and incarceration. Join us on 24 March 1.00 pm AEDT to hear from speakers: Dr Ron Wilson, President of the Australasian Corrections Education Association and panel members: Lisa D’Onofrio (Read Along Mums and Dads at Loddon Prison), Iona Johnson (Tas Literacy Programs Risdon Prison) and Bekah O’Meara (Radio WKRP, Kimberley Prison Radio Training).

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ALA online forum | Building futures – The transformative impact of literacy and learning programs for prisoners and former prisoners

ALA online forum | Building futures

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This ALA online forum aims to provide a glimpse into the critical role of Language, Literacy, and Numeracy education in the criminal justice system. We bring together experts and good practice programs from around Australia to demonstrate how effective programs can change the lives of current and former prisoners.

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Prison Education - A Hard Cell? Tuesday 19 January 2021

Prison Education - A Hard Cell? Tuesday 19 January 2021

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Jim King, the Head of Education at the Scottish Prison Service, is presenting at an online seminar being organised by De Montfort University on Tuesday 19 January from 1300-1400.

Amongst his many achievements, Jim is a graduate of the MSc in Adult Education at the University of Glasgow. More details, including how to registration details, are provided below.

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Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education (CJSAE) | Vol 32 No 2 (2020)

Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education (CJSAE) | Vol 32 No 2 (2020)

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The Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education (CJSAE) is pleased to announce the publication of its latest issue: Learning and Teaching: Artful Narratives of Transformation. Guest editors, Drs. Carole Roy and Kathy Mantas, have created an issue that includes a virtual art exhibition–a first for this journal.

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Project Launch | Gendered Journeys: the trajectories of STEM students and graduates through higher education and into employment in India and Rwanda

Project Launch | Gendered Journeys

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This project will investigate how far, and in what ways, gender may have an influence in the progress of students through higher education, graduation and progression into skilled employment in the STEM sector in India and Rwanda. This is important because science has a critical role in supporting global sustainable development that will not be realised unless it makes better use of the potential skills of women and girls.

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