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Sherwan Ameen, University of Glasgow Master’s in Teaching Adults alumnus imprisoned without trial in Iraq

Sherwan Ameen arrested in Iraq

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Sherwan's predicament is part of what has been described by Amnesty International as human rights abuse in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. According to investigations by Amnesty International, ‘In mid-August 2020, widespread protests erupted in the KR-I, mainly in Sulaimaniyah, Duhok and Erbil, demanding an end to corruption, better public services, and the payment of overdue salaries of government employees'.

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How good are you at spotting fake news, photos and videos? Bugs, Bees, Plants and the Great Outdoors.

How good are you at spotting fake news, photos and videos? Bugs, Bees, Plants and the Great Outdoors

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Explorathon, the Scottish arm of European Researchers’ Night is now running, with online events for all ages. The full programme can be found at this link, and features many events led by the University of Glasgow community, including members of CR&DALL.

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Gender, Learning and Teaching in Conditions of Precarity in HE

Gender, Learning and Teaching in Conditions of Precarity in HE

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We are seeking abstracts on this theme for a proposed Special Issue of Learning and Teaching: the International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences. Despite widespread concern about the impacts of precarity in higher education, the casualisation of academic staff involved in teaching continues apace in many International contexts.

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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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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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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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Local, place-based, and community-driven approaches to peacebuilding

The project, Local, place-based, and community-driven approaches to peacebuilding, is supported under the British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant programme with funding of £9,803. Globally, post-conflict and transitional societies statistically relapse into violence and conflict within ten years (UNESCO, 2014) due to the state of fragility and crises conflicts create in their borders – the vicious cycle they are struggling to break away from. 

School of Education 2021 Webinar Series Report – Ethics, Religion and Values in Education

School of Education 2021 Webinar Series Report – Ethics, Religion and Values in Education

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Dr Muir Houston, Deputy Director of CR&DALL opened the webinar and provided an overview of logistics for the 80+ delegates and panellists. Professor Ellen Boeren, Director of Research in the School of Education introduced the webinar. She explained that in this event that some of the key work with the school that links to its longstanding commitment to Ethics, Religion, and Values in Education would be presented.

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