We are delighted to provide the details of the UNESCO International Conference on Learning Cities, to be held in Beijing from 21–23 October 2013. PASCAL is a collaborating partner of the programme, and PASCAL Director, Professor Michael Osborne will be a plenary panellist, presenting on the topic of The role of research and collaboration in promoting the learning city. One of his fellow panellist will be PASCAL Associate, Ron Faris, who will speak on the subject of Assessment of learning cites/regions.
This week sees the publication of The Red Paper on Scotland 2014: Class, Nation and Socialism and follows on from two previous Red Papers (1975 The Red Paper on Scotland; 2006 The Red Paper 30 years on).
This has already gained some advanced publicity in the Glasgow Herald
A seminar presented by His Excellency Professor Ivan Grdešić, the Republic of Croatia's ambassador to the UK.
MONDAY 16th of SEPTEMBER, 2013 at 14.30 in Seminar Room 1 (Sir Hugh Fraser), Wolfson Building, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow. See the attached flyer for full details.
Given the high turnout anticipated, we must stress that intending participants MUST reserve a place by e-mailing [email protected]
"Educational attainment and inequality in Scotland:
How does Scotland compare with the rest of the UK?"
Date: Wednesday 28th August 2013
Venue: G.21 Paterson’s Land, Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh
See attached flyer for details and contact information
Westminster Employment Forum Keynote Seminar
The future of adult and community learning
CR&DALL Director Professor Michael Osborne was interviewed in Korea following an address to the the Lifelong Learning Planet Forum hosted by the Gyeonggi Do Provincial Institute for Lifelong Learning (GILL) and the National Institute for Lifelong Education on the topic of UNESCO's International Platform for Learning Cities.
The ICAE Academy of Lifelong Learning Advocacy (IALLA) is an international training course on advocacy that intends to give emerging leaders in the field of adult education and social movements, the opportunity to acquire the skills to advocate for the right to adult learning and education and to consolidate ICAE as a global network committed to that end. This international course was held for the first time in 2004, in Norway, and since then, a total of six editions have taken place in Africa, Europe and Latin America.
Dear ASEM Colleagues
Thank you for your positive feedback on the ASEM LLL News- March 2013 which contained up-to-date information about the ASEM LLL Hub’s research and the latest news items on lifelong learning policies and practices in ASEM countries.
Highlights of this issue, ASEM LLL News – May 2013, are: