A special issue of Studies in the Education of Adults on the arts, creativity and adult education is now available at Taylor & Francis Online; the article Adult education, the arts and creativity, by Nicola Dickson & Darlene E. Clover is featured below and attached.
From 16-18 November 2021, you are invited to join a virtual Policy Forum on open government in education. By bringing new research to the forefront, the Policy Forum – in English, French, and Spanish – will help policy-makers and programme implementers improve education service delivery and reduce corruption in education.
This symposium is occasioned by three remarkable PhD dissertations in the field of learning and development. All three concern strategies of fostering agency of those less heard: of school children and teachers in a local school in Groningen, of youth and their educators in vocational education in Uganda, and of lifelong learning practitioners in NGOs in Uganda. All three apply Action Research methods aimed at freeing, ‘unlocking’, the agency of participants and their communities.
A new article on W-o-W has just been published: The old fear of the end of new work itself by Joerg Markowitsch. We all look forward to the end of the working day, but not the end of work itself. The fear of automation and the end of work is an old topos, as evidenced by industrial films from the 1950s...
This briefing summarizes emergent findings from public policy analysis and interviews with 50 citizens of Medellin from a variety of sectors in 2020, many of whom had directly participated in the societal transformation that began during the 1980s. We aim to show that cultural inclusion, democratic and civic culture are crucial aspects of Medellin's cultural transformation.
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.
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