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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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Invitation to the World Access to Higher Education Day (WAHED24) Global Online Conference Series - 17th November

Invitation to the World Access to Higher Education Day (WAHED24) Global Online Conference Series

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WAHED24 is a unique collaboration between the WAHED and the Asia Europe Foundation, Equity Practitioners in Higher Education Australasia (EPHEA) & National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE), the Lumina Foundation, the University of Nairobi and the UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (IESALC).

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Victoria leads the way in adult literacy, local adult learning centre rescues small town newspaper, inspiring ALW scholarship winners, and more in Quest

Quest, October 2020

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

In this issue, you'll find stories about how Shane Fitzsimmons, Head of Resilience NSW overcame a rocky start at school and found career success through adult learning, how a local adult education centre in Guyra NSW produces the town's successful newspaper, why Victoria is leading the way in adult literacy training, why there's no stopping our three amazing Adult Learners Week scholarship winners who have turned their lives around through adult education, and more.

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UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning Bulletin, September 2020

UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning Bulletin, September 2020

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Literacy programmes have suffered severely during the COVID-19 pandemic, yet adult literacy and education have been absent in many initial education responses. Even before the crisis, 773 million non-literate adults and young people were failing to acquire basic reading and numeracy skills.

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Adult Learning Australia | Adult Learners Week - 1-8 Sept, 2020

Adult Learning Australia | Adult Learners Week - 1-8 Sept, 2020

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STARTS NEXT WEEK! Festival Program of Events featured below.

Adult Learners Week is celebrated at the beginning of Spring with hundreds of events and activities promoting the benefits of learning. There are so many opportunities to learn available across Australia.

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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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