The College of Social Sciences at the University of Glasgow invites expressions of interest from external candidates wishing to apply for UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships.
The BALID committee has been very busy recently, and as a result we have three events for your delectation. ;-)
Adult Learning Australia (ALA) has declared 2018 to be a Year of Lifelong Learning. This raises many questions about why Lifelong Learning should be a priority. How might policy to promote Lifelong Learning develop? Are there particular outcomes which should be anticipated from a year focused on lifelong learning? How to get the various stakeholders for formal, non-formal and informal learning across various age levels to work together to promote a more coherent and engaged framework for all people to see themselves on a lifelong learning journey?
On Sept 15th and 16th 2017, we were delighted to host at the School of Education, University of Glasgow, Professor Rajesh Tandon, the founder-President of PRIA, global participatory research & training centre based in New Delhi, India. PRIA has completed 35 years of work in empowering citizens to claim their rights and organize their own communities. Professor Tandon has also been the UNESCO Co-Chair on Community-Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education since 2012.
Three former professors of adult education, and the current chair, from the University of Glasgow were amongst some 100 friends and colleagues who celebrated the 80th birthday of Professor Peter Jarvis, the eminent adult educator, known to all in the field. Professor Lalage Bown, Emeritus Professor of Adult Education at Glasgow eloquently spoke of his contributions especially in the international sphere.
The 54th Adult Learning Australia conference will be held on the 13–14 June 2017 in Hobart, Tasmania. Our conference is in partnership with LINC Tasmania and will explore the different ways lifelong learning changes lives.
The Concept Journal offers a lively independent forum for critical debate in contemporary Community Education.
Job Purpose: To make a leading contribution to the project Educational Disadvantage and Place within the Education programme of the ESRC-funded Urban Big Data Centre. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in the area of educational disadvantage and/or urban neighbourhoods, and strong proven skills in the quantitative analysis of large data sets.
On 13 October 2016, CR&DALL was very pleased to host an event concerned with the Men's Sheds movement internationally, the programme for which can be found at this link. With some 70+ attendees, there was lively discussion led by speakers from Australia, Ireland and Scotland, and much media coverage, linked to some of which are listed below.
LISTEN: Are you a Glasgow 'Shedder'? (Web) Clyde2.com - 13/10/2016
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