Pedagogy of Post-Compulsory Education

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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New project | Employability in programme development (EPD) led by Kristinn Hermannsson

Employability in programme development (EPD)

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We are pleased to announce a new project 'Employability in programme development (EPD): Establishing a labour market to higher education feedback loop drawing on local labour market intelligence', which seeks to establish a feedback loop from the labour market to HEIs in order inform programme and course design to best support the employability of future graduates.

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Employability in programme development (EPD): Establishing a labour market to higher education feedback loop drawing on local labour market intelligence

The Employability in Programme Development (EPD) project seeks to establish a feedback loop from the labour market to HEIs in order inform programme and course design to best support the employability of future graduates. It is funded by the European Commission from 2021-2023 under the Erasmus+ programme with a grant of €433,771. The project consortium is made up of five participating organisations.

Changing Campus Cultures to Support Mental Health

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Rising rates of mental health problems in U.S. college students require a new response, report says.

The pandemic upended the lives of the nation’s nearly 20 million college and university students sending many away from campus, taking away usual sources of social connection, and amplifying financial stress and fears about the future.

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Everybody should become a tutor in the community: CR&DALL Seminar, 29th January 2020 - Tiina Tambaum

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In the twenty-first century non-professional tutors, including teenagers, have an important role to play in the development of contemporary skills among the older population.  The aim of the seminar is to describe the instructional design for teenage tutors' instruction in order to prepare them to become a facilitator for older persons’ in e-skill learning.

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Improving Teaching Quality and Effectiveness by Moving Towards a Student-Centred Learning Approach

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We are very pleased to report that CR&DALL Deputy Director Muir Houston is member of the University of Glasgow team that has been funded by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in order to undertake a study of HE pedagogy in Algeria to improve quality and effectiveness with a focus on developing student-centred learning. The team also includes Willie McGuire and Ines Alves.

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Call for papers: Non-Traditional Students in Tertiary Education - Studia Paedagogica 25:4, 2020

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The theme of the forthcoming issue of Studia paedagogica is Non-Traditional Students in Tertiary Education[1]. The number of students not reflecting the ‘standard’ profile of students in tertiary education has been steadily increasing in many countries. Often referred to as ‘non-traditional’ students, for purposes of international comparison, Schuetze and Slowey (2002) identify three distinguishing criteria: educational biography, mode of study and entry routes.

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Digital Society and Higher Education: Impact and Consequences for Policy - HER 16

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Dr Muir Houston, Depute Director of CR&DALL, recently attended the 16th International Higher Education Reform (HER) Conference: Digital Society and Higher Education in Mexico City between the 11th and 13th September, 2019. The conference featured a mix of Keynotes, Plenary Panels, and Parallel Paper sessions. Dr Houston's report follows:

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The great university con

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An interesting piece in the New Statesman on the ongoing degree inflation (with First Class degree awards being 7% in 1994 and 29% in 2019) and how it might have much wider implications and repercussions for the UK economy in comparison with its competitors. The author asks why such improvement has not been reflected in soaring productivity – instead of the UK having one of the lowest levels of productivity amongst its economic competitors.

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