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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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23rd ASEF Summer University: Liveable Cities for a Sustainable Future - Open call for participation launched

23rd ASEF Summer University: Liveable Cities for a Sustainable Future - Open call for participation

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We were pleased to launch the Open Call for Participants in the 23rd ASEF Summer University, Liveable Cities for a Sustainable Future. Attached you can find the finalised Participants Overview & FAQ, and we encourage CR&DALL subscribers to circulate this information widely. We are pleased that the University of Glasgow, and specifically the Centre for Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods are amongst our sponsors.

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Gendered Journeys: the trajectories of STEM students and graduates through higher education and into employment, in India and Rwanda

Rwanda: Inspiring girls and women in STEM

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Promoting early interest in STEM and role identification for girls, is of urgent interest for many global initiatives (e.g. Organization for Women in Science in the Developing World, 2021). Increasing proportions of girls and women studying and working in STEM would contribute not only to scientific development but to more equitable and sustainable societies, including gendered economic outcomes.

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Topic In conversation with SoS Gavin Williamson | Lifelong Education Commission

Skills for jobs: lifelong learning for opportunity and growth

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In the next online event of the Lifelong Education Commission, the Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson, will discuss the Government's White Paper 'Skills for jobs: lifelong learning for opportunity and growth'. 

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