Economic Development

CR&DALL and BSI Workshop - Equality as an Endpoint: Learning, Training and Global Pathways to Inclusive Development - 18 June 2018

An interdisciplinary workshop on 18th June 2018 at the University of Glasgow brings together views, perspectives, and insights from international policy makers and academics on effective learning and training for inclusive and sustainable socio- economic development of marginalised populations globally. According to the recent Human Development Report (2016) by UNDP average human development has improved globally; yet marginalized sections continue to suffer basic forms of deprivation.

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Walk the Global Walk - Alan Britton secures new project

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Alan Britton has been awarded a major new EU Development Education and Awareness Raising (DEAR) Fund grant. The research project is entitled ‘Walk the Global Walk’, which is a 3 year project, led jointly by Oxfam in Italy, and the Region of Tuscany.

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Mia Perry on international development: The Scotsman newspaper, April 5, 2018

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In an article published on Thursday April 5, 2018 in The Scotsman newspaper, CR&DALL core member, Dr Mia Perry, calls for "decisive changes to the way we collaborate...substantial resources will continue to be spent at a rapid rate; but the trajectory of change and development in the world will remain consistent with that of the past 50 years".

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Promoting Community Engagement for Vocational and Professional Education and Training - Hong Kong, 15 March 2018

This symposium on 15 March 2018 at the Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) discussed findings of two research studies. One was benchmarking research conducted in Hong Kong and European cities and the second, a General Research Fund (GRF) study[1] concerned the importance of partnerships and community engagement for Vocational and Professional Education and Training (VPET).

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Independent Review of Financial Support for Students in Scotland

The consultation seeks views on the independent review of student support in further and higher education in Scotland, chaired by Jayne-Anne Gadhia. The review and consultation takes place in the wider context of Scottish Government ambitions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the post-16 learner journey and work on Widening Access.

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Call for Papers : PASCAL TRENDS2017 Conference, South Africa

The PASCAL Centre for Africa, in partnership with CENLED (under the Auspices of The University of Johannesburg) and the BELGIUM CAMPUS iTversity, presents its showcase prestigious flagship conference in Africa that will provide a platform for all our public and private sector participants to rethink and reinvent the way that the international community shapes and forms the field of education, government, job creation, products and services that use new “trends” in the global and local economy, social environment, demographics spheres and the never ending field of new technology.

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XV BCES Conference 2017 Second Call for Papers

This is our Second Call for Papers for the XV Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES) in Borovets, Bulgaria, 20 - 23 June 2017. Borovets is one of the largest Bulgarian mountain resorts. The distance from Sofia to Borovets is 65 kilometers. The XV BCES Conference theme is: Current Business and Economics Driven Discourse and Education: Perspectives from Around the World.

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