Subscribers may wish to consider this new book, Shoulder to Shoulder; Broadening the Men's Shed Movement.
The Education Research Institute at Seoul National University and the Institute for Innovation and Coexistence Education Research (BK21 FOUR) is holding the ICER (International Conference on Education Research) which will take place online on October 21-22, 2021. The theme of the conference is “Reconceptualizing Education in Times of Global Crisis”.
Sherwan's predicament is part of what has been described by Amnesty International as human rights abuse in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. According to investigations by Amnesty International, ‘In mid-August 2020, widespread protests erupted in the KR-I, mainly in Sulaimaniyah, Duhok and Erbil, demanding an end to corruption, better public services, and the payment of overdue salaries of government employees'.
Jörg Markowitsch (VET researcher) and Konrad Wakolbinger (documentary film maker) have recently launched Work-o-Witch, an innovative resource in the field of work and education which came into being during the course of the pandemic.
The Adult Education in Global Times conference will take place 3-6 June 2021. Originally scheduled for June 2020 at the University of British Columbia campus in Vancouver, the event will now happen online. The conference hosts presentations from active adult education scholars across the world including a number of researchers from CR&DALL.
CR&DALL Director, Professor Michael Osborne, was delighted to present a keynote speech on 25 March 2021 to the International Congress on Curriculum and Instruction (ICCI-EPOK 2021).
For the benefit of CR&DALL subscribers who no doubt will be interested, here featured below and attached is the Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE) statement of solidarity with its members in Myanmar.
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.
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.
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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