There is now an opportunity to join the International Council of Adult Education (ICAE)’s Academy of LifeLong Learning Advocacy – IALLA.
This new project with Maria Grazia Imperiale as PI will investigate the role of informal language educators working in refugee settings in Lebanon and Jordan, and pilot ways of co-creating professional development with the language educators themselves, nurturing agency. It will support educators in examining and articulating their vision for refugee language education through providing connections and opportunities for discussion with refugees and those working with refugees in their own and other contexts, including host communities.
We are very pleased to announce that core CR&DALL member, Maria Grazia Imperiale, is the co-I of a new Arts and Humanties Research Council (AHRC) funded project entitled, Seeing Arts Health Research Enacted (SHARED): Understanding what works for whom in arts and humanities-based approaches for mental health and wellbeing across the globe. Congratulations to Grazia on this award.
The Next CR&DALL seminar will be held on 31st January at 1600 in Room 234, St Andrew’s Building, School of Education, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH. The presenter will be Dr Tiina Tambaum, Estonian Institute for Population Studies, Tallinn University. All are welcome. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
Zimbabwe has always been one of those countries which I had a curious fascination with and a deep interest in visiting. Formerly known as Southern Rhodesia, it was granted its independence from Britain in1980 and since then has been working to develop its economy and to take its place in the modern world.
An international conference took place in Chisinau, Moldova on 9-10 November 2022 on the role of ALE in the development of local communities with extensive participation from Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo and the Ukraine. It was part of the DVV International Regional Project for Eastern Neighbours and jointly organized with the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA). In addition to the countries mentioned above there were interesting case studies also from Germany, Greece and Sweden as well as the European Training Foundation (ETF).
The next CR&DALL seminar will be held on 7 December at 1030 GMT in hybrid form at the University of Glasgow’s Advanced Research Centre, Room 5125 and online.
It is being led by Professor Robbie Guevara, President of the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE), and is a reflection on UNESCO’s CONFINTEA VII conference in Morocco. We are very fortunate to get this opportunity to hear from Robbie, who is a very engaging speaker, bringing huge expertise to bear on the issues to be discussed.
Joint CR&DALL and CLIP in-person event: Culture, Literacies, Inclusion and Pedagogy (CLIP) Research & Teaching Group, University of Glasgow and CR&DALL are delighted to welcome an esteemed group of educational and thought leaders from across the world to bring critical and pivotal conversations to our community this month.
Britain-Nepal Academic Council is holding this year's annual lecture with Professor Sushan Acharya on 9th December. This may be of interest to some colleagues especially in the areas of gender and adult literacy.
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