We are pleased to offer to subscribers the lastest CR&DALL Briefing Paper published jointly with the PASCAL Observatory, Learning with and from refugees: adult education to strengthen inclusive societies, written by Dr Maria Grazia Imperiale and Professor Bonnie Slade.
On 29 March 2022 CR&DALL arranged an internal seminar concerning CONFINTEA and GRALE at the University of Glasgow led by Professor Heribert Hinzen and Professor Ellen Boeren. We are now making the presentations and recording available to a wider audience since we think it provides excellent background material of wide interest on policy-making processes in adult education.
This volume provides an in-depth analysis of historical and recent developments of senior learning in Taiwan, where publications in English have been scant. It takes a broader view on lifelong learning and active ageing from a theoretical/conceptual base written by prominent international authors- this represents the ‘outside in’ perspective. The ‘inside out’ on the other hand signifies an in-depth investigation of initiatives written by authors from Taiwan who are closely involved with developments in policy and practice.
Welcoming VET experts from all over Europe, policy-makers, social partners, researchers and VET providers, Cedefop Executive Director Jürgen Siebel pointed out that ‘entrepreneurship competence creates value for others, innovation, inclusion and sustainable development, a must-have key competence for all. In VET this refers to learners, teachers, trainers, school managers and others.’
Our annual conference is just days away! Join us on Zoom as we speak to 27 practitioners and policy makers who are joining us live from across the UK, USA, Singapore, Israel and Australia.
Under the motto "vhs 2030: Together in Diversity. Sustainable. Connected", the 15th Adult Education Conference (Volkshochschultag) will address the three major issues of the future that pose new challenges for us politically and socially, and thus also for adult education. For almost two days, more than 800 colleagues from our Adult Education Centres (vhs), international guests, representatives from politics, business and academia, as well as cooperation partners from adult education and other areas of civil society to exchange experiences, will meet in Leipzig to discuss and develop new ideas for the practice of Adult Education.
We are a global alliance of networks, associations and organisations for adult learning and education (ALE). We recognise the fundamental importance of ALE for justice, well-being and change. While Agenda 2030 identifies lifelong learning (LLL) as critical to attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), ALE which is a significant part of LLL, is largely invisible. For ALE to be seen, understood and valued, we need to advocate for greater involvement and investment by governments, donors, private sector, international organizations, and social movements.
I am pleased to announce the following news: The 4th International Conference of the German Research Center for Comparative Vocational Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) will take place from 28-30 September 2022 in Cologne, Germany.
As part of the School of Education’s GCRF funded international project, Can Dual Apprenticeships Create Better and More Equitable Social and Economic Outcomes For Young People? A Comparative Study of India And Mexico (PI: Professor Oscar Valiente, University of Glasgow, School of Education; Co-I: Dr Srabani Maitra, University of Glasgow, School of Education; Professor Mhairi Mackenzie, University of Glasgow, School of Social and Political Sciences), two high-impact hybrid skill synergy summits were organised in India on Dec 3rd and 17th, 2021 respectively.
We are saddened that the present AEQ editors, Ellen Boeren, Kevin Roessger,and Liz Roumell will be stepping down at the end of their term. We extend our deep thanks for the wonderful job they have done with the journal. We are now looking for the next set of editors.
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