Climate change education and training was high on the agenda at the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP 20) which was held from 1 to 12 December 2014 in Lima, Peru.
Please find featured below and attached the ninth issue of the CONFINTEA VI Follow-up News Bulletin in English, French and Spanish, covering the period October to December 2014.
This briefing highlights some emerging issues faced by migrants, and cities and regions in relation to lifelong learning policy and practice, particularly in the UK context.
We are pleased to announce the establishment of the Adam Smith Research Foundation’s Research Programme for 2014-16, which concerns the theme of Social Precarity.
Over the last years, the European Union has been working toward the creation of an Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe – EPALE, a multilingual open membership community that, according to its creators, is “designed to be of interest to teachers, trainers, researchers, academics, policy makers and anyone else with a professional role in adult learning across Europe.”
The UK is treading water when it comes to international comparisons of adult basic skills, according to the OECD Survey of Adult Skills. Join us for a BIS-sponsored event to reflect on what we can learn from the OECD survey and other relevant research, and determine what actions might best be taken in future, drawing on international practice.
Please find featured below and attached the eighth issue of the CONFINTEA VI Follow-up News Bulletin in English, French and Spanish, covering the period July to October 2014.
Please join us for refreshments at 4:00pm on Tuesday, 25th November to learn more about the Urban Big Data Centre. Prof Vonu Thakuriah, Prof Mike Osborne and Dr Catherine Lido of the UBDC will present, followed by an open discussion around collaborative ideas for data use.
Scotland and Malawi have a shared history dating back more than 155 years to the travels of Dr Livingstone. Today, it is estimated more than 94,000 Scots are involved in a people-to-people link with Malawi, and 46% personally know someone working with Malawi. This is a unique national effort defined and underpinned by a spirit of dignified two-way partnership, in which the government is working in synergy with civic society, mobilising support and engagement from communities across Scotland.
This briefing will give you an in-depth look at the steps being taken to tackle poverty and develop income equality across Scotland. Benefit from informed debate and discussion and take advantage of a platform to learn and to share best practice solutions for delivering a socially inclusive Scotland.
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