Poverty and International Development

Phase One - Anti-Poverty Professional Learning Programme for teachers

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The EIS recently completed Phase One of our Scottish Government funded Anti-Poverty Professional Learning Programme for teachers. Having done so, we wish to draw your attention to our resulting report ‘Joining the Dots on Poverty: Putting Professional Learning into Action’.

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The Art of Transdisciplinary Research Communications: Sustainable Futures in Writing - new British Academy GCRF project with Mia Perry as Co-I

Sustainable Futures in Writing

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Congratulations to a team led Dr Zoe Strachan, School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow, and which includes Dr Mia Perry, core CR&DALL member, and Professor George Olusola Ajibade from Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria that has just won £20,000 from the British Academy within the Global Challenges Research Programme to a workshop for early career researchers in Africa.

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Professional Learning Communities (PLC) in the Global South: a Systematic Literature Review - A new project led by Professor Ellen Boeren

Professional Learning Communities (PLC) in the Global South: a Systematic Literature Review

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We are pleased to report a new project funded by VVOB Education for Development in Brussels with a grant of €29,658 that is being led by CR&DALL core member, Professor Ellen Boeren and also involves Dr Srabani Maitra, also a CR&DALL core member, and Dr Dong Nguyen, a lecturer in the School of Education.

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Professional Learning Communities (PLC) in the Global South: a Systematic Literature Review

This project funded by VVOB Education for Development in Brusselswith a grant of €29,658 is led by CR&DALL core member, Professor Ellen Boeren and also involves Dr Srabani Maitra, also a CR&DALL core member, and Dr Dong Nguyen, a lecturer in the School of Education. It consists of a systematic literature review on Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) in the Global South and addresses six research questions:

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 - A new project led by Yulia Nesterova

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

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We are pleased to announce that the project, Local, place-based, and community-driven approaches to peacebuilding, has been funded under the British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant programme with a grant of £9,803. The project is led by CR&DALL core member, Yulia Nesterova, and seeks to draw on diverse conflict and post-conflict contexts to develop a local, place-based, community-driven model of peacebuilding through education and learning that can be adaptive to different contexts.

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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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LMIC Online Workshop - Thursday 29th of April, 10:00 am – 12:30 am (GMT)

LMIC Online Workshop - Thursday 29th of April, 10:00 am – 12:30 am (GMT)

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The Low and Middle Income (LMIC) Research Network at the University of Glasgow/College and Social Sciences is pleased to be working with CR&DALL and we warmly invite you to participate in our workshop Doing Knowledge Exchange during the COVID 19 pandemic – What lessons have we learnt?

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