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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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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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