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Raymond Williams Memorial Lecture & ‘useful education’: a critique and a celebration

Raymond Williams Memorial Lecture & ‘useful education’: a critique and a celebration

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Here is a recording of the annual Raymond Williams lecture which I think you will find thought-provoking. It also explores the differences in approach to lifelong learning between England, Scotland, and Wales which may be of interest.

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House of Commons "plan for an adult skills and lifelong learning revolution"

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This report was released on 20th December with hardly any publicity but I think it’s very important.  A copy is featured below and the link is at the House of Commons website.

Although it only applies to England I think its findings and recommendations will be of interest to the whole adult learning community.

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School of Education 2021 Webinar Series – Celebrating Social Justice Research in Education

Celebrating Social Justice Research in Education

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The School of Education at the University of Glasgow, in conjunction with the Centre for Research and Development in Adult and Lifelong Learning (CR&DALL), the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change, and the UNESCO Chair in Refugee Education through Languages and the Arts invites you to our Webinar Series 2021.

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Education and Employers Research - Special Announcement

Education and Employers Research - Special Announcement

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Online research library marks its tenth anniversary

The online library provides a comprehensive repository of different and effective approaches to employer engagement and career education. It brings together the latest thinking with selected research published over the past 40 years.

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Inventing the new concept of “learning” for the era of the 100-year life in Japan: Creating a society comprising countless “small societies” organized through “learning”

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The pessimism on the super-aged society that has developed across the country in Japan for around 30 years has finally begun to dissipate and has found symbolic expression as “the era of the 100-year life”.

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

Project Launch | Gendered Journeys

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This project will investigate how far, and in what ways, gender may have an influence in the progress of students through higher education, graduation and progression into skilled employment in the STEM sector in India and Rwanda. This is important because science has a critical role in supporting global sustainable development that will not be realised unless it makes better use of the potential skills of women and girls.

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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.

UNeECC Annual Conference 2020 Alternative : Special online issue on The Art of Reimagining

The Art of Reimagining

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The annual conference of the University Network of the European Capitals of Culture was this Autumn to be organised by the Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies of the National University of Ireland (NUI)in Galway. Unfortunately, the conference had to be cancelled because of the COVID-19 crisis.

UNESCO RILA Spring/Summer 2020 News & Events

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To lighten your mood during these uncertain times, we bring you an overview of goodness. In this newsletter you'll find inspiring individuals, tips to beat the lockdown blues, poetry, intellectual entertainment and important dates for your diary. For once we're grateful for global warming, as the sun in Glasgow is definitely keeping us afloat. Hope you are all well in your part of the world,

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