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School of Education 2021 Webinar Series Report – Adult Learning and Youth Transitions

School of Education 2021 Webinar Series Report – Adult Learning and Youth Transitions

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Dr Muir Houston, Deputy Director of CR&DALL opened the webinar and provided an overview of logistics for the 80+ delegates and panellists. Professor Ellen Boeren, Deputy Director of Research in the School of Education, began formal proceedings, explaining that adult learning and youth transition is a core and important theme of the School.

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School of Education 2021 Webinar Series Report – Collaborative Schooling for Change

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Dr Muir Houston, Deputy Director of CR&DALL opened the webinar and provided an overview of logistics for the 80+ delegates and panellists. Professor Michael Osborne, Director of Research in the School of Education, began formal proceedings.

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School of Education 2021 Webinar Series Report – Urban and Place Based Learning

School of Education 2021 Webinar Series Report – Urban and Place Based Learning

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Dr Muir Houston, Deputy Director of CR&DALL opened the webinar and provided an overview of logistics for the 80+ delegates and panellists. Professor Michael Osborne, Director of Research in the School of Education, began formal proceedings and introduced Professor Margery McMahon, Head of School, who welcomed delegates. Professor Osborne then explained that in this webinar with its theme of Urban and Place Based Learning, we would be hearing from representatives of four of the school’s major projects in this area, some very local to the city of Glasgow and others that involved cities and neighbourhoods in the global south.

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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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Precarious work and future careers in the context of the gig economy in South Africa and China - New British Academy project led by Lesley Doyle

The gig economy in China

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We are very pleased to announce a new British Academy award, Precarious work and future careers in the context of the gig economy in South Africa and China, with CR&DALL Core Member, Dr Lesley Doyle, as Principal Investigator. Her co-investigators are Professor Lauren Graham, the University of Johannesburg and Dr Geng Wang, University of Tianjin. Dr Wang recently completed her PhD under Dr Doyle’s supervision. It is one of 49 projects funded under the  Humanities and Social Sciences Tackling Global Challenges programme.

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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European Company survey #AskTheExpert webinars on employee involvement and skills use - 20 and 29 October

European Company survey #AskTheExpert webinars on employee involvement and skills use

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Further to the webinar Workplace practices unlocking employee potential held on the 13th October by Cedefop together with Eurofound , presenting the key findings of the European Company Survey 2019 and their implications for policy and practice, two forthcoming webinars will be held:

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COVID-19 and the Future of Adult Education: An AEQ Editorial

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We live in unprecedented times. COVID-19 has shut down large sectors of the economy, as well as entire education systems. Estimates from UNESCO show that around 90% of the world’s students are currently out of school. Like many of you, we are working from home, drafting this editorial from our home offices under shelter-in-place orders.

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Lifelong Learning Platform: Invitation to online discussion "Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Societies", 27 May

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On behalf of the Lifelong Learning Platform: European Civil Society for Education (LLLP), I would like to invite you to the online discussion Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Societies on 27 May at 14.00-15.30.

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Learning and Living in Diverse Communities

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"Learning and Living in Diverse Communities" was the theme of the conference that took place in the House of Civic Communities in the city of Pécs, Hungary, in June 2019. It was the 11th conference which the specialized network on “Between Global and Local – Adult Learning and Communities” of the European Society on the Research for the Education of Adults (ESREA) has been organizing ever since 2006.

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