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Ready to Register For the Participatory Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment Course?

Ready to Register For the Participatory Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment Course?

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How can we measure development? Recent years have witnessed concerns regarding effective management and results-oriented approach to development projects and programmes. The discourse has gained further momentum with the adoption of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Targets and Indicators. The quest for the impact of development interventions has been intensified as the message “Leaving No One Behind” gets loud and clear.

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Embracing a culture of lifelong learning: contribution to the Futures of Education initiative | UIL

Embracing a culture of lifelong learning: contribution to the Futures of Education initiative | UIL

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UIL has just finalized and published a report, entitled ‘Embracing a culture of lifelong learning: contribution to the Futures of Education initiative’, which will we hope be of interest to subscribers and is attached. This report has been developed based on a transdisciplinary online consultation, which took place from 26 May to 12 June 2020.

Adult Learning Australia | Adult Learners Week - 1-8 Sept, 2020

Adult Learning Australia | Adult Learners Week - 1-8 Sept, 2020

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STARTS NEXT WEEK! Festival Program of Events featured below.

Adult Learners Week is celebrated at the beginning of Spring with hundreds of events and activities promoting the benefits of learning. There are so many opportunities to learn available across Australia.

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SCUTREA Online Research Seminar: Adult education and community activism, 15 July, 10-11.30am

SCUTREA Online Research Seminar: Adult education and community activism, 15 July, 10-11.30am

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For practitioners and researchers in the field of adult education in the UK it seems we are operating in the ruins of a once well recognised and funded terrain. Over the past two decades, the closure of Centres of Lifelong Learning in universities predominately across England and Wales; the eradication of funding and adult education programmes in FE; and the closure of local government provision has resulted in what feels like the extinction of adult education.

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AAACE 2020 Annual Conference - Registration Now Open

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The current state of social engagement, public and private, in our society, requires urgent attention. An observation of the discourse around us results in three apparent issues. First, it is easy to see our dialogue as divisive wherein the voicing of personal opinions is seen as an attack rather than an opportunity for debate or dialogue. Second, the expression of differing values creates enemies of the “right” and “wrong” person rather than opportunities for mutual respect. Third, and perhaps the most important, is the general lack of discourse itself.

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Critical Resource for Ethical International Partnerships - Sustainable Futures in Africa Network

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The Sustainable Futures in Africa Network, which is co-directed by CR&DALL Core member from the School of Education at the University of Glasgow, Mia Perry, has published recently their Critical Resource for Ethical International Partnerships, which we hope will be of interest to subscribers.

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Crisis Response – The role of German Adult Learning and Education in coping with the Corona pandemic

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The work of the German Volkshochschulen as adult education centers suffers from the Corona pandemic. Most centers are closed, and to turn around and have all the face-to-face courses on-line in a short time is not possible. However, the number of on-line courses like for languages is growing.

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