Social Cohesion and Inclusion

Radical Community Work

A new journal devoted to exploring radical community work practice will be launched later in the year. 

In the run up to the launch the editors are looking for active participation from the field (practitioners, activists, academics). There are three things you may wish to contribute:

1. We are looking for the first papers for the Journal and we are particularly interested in people writing about effective practice.  If you have an idea you want to discuss email:

Lifelong Learning Inclusion and Pathways Conference, Frankston, 1 May

This event at Frankston City in Victoria, Australia is for practitioners and community members with an interest in lifelong learning, community education, training and community development

It brings together international, national and regional speakers and projects. According to the website, 'this may be the best value conference you’ll ever attend!'

I hope that the speakers can live up to expectations. 

The event will be officially opened by the Nick Wakeling MP,  Minister for Higher Education & Skills.

Book Launch - Higher Education in the World 5 - Knowledge, Engagement & Higher Education: Contributing to Social Change

An important publication as part of the GUNi Series on the Social Commitment of Universities, this Palgrave Global University Network for Innovation publication is launched by an eminent group of speakers in a seminar chaired by Professor John Briggs, Vice-Principal (Senate Office), University of Glasgow. Refreshments, discount flyers and an inspection copy will be available at the meeting. All welcome. No fee but prior registration required.

Knowledge, Engagement and Higher Education Contributing to Social Change

It is our wish to make you aware of the publication of World Report on Higher Education 5, Knowledge, Engagement and Higher Education Contributing to Social Change: Higher Education in the World 5 published by Palgrave MacMillan.

A Groundbreaking Publication

What kinds of knowledge, knowledge epistemologies and knowledge ecologies are required to transform the world into a place of peace, happiness, justice and equity for citizens of the world?

Rajesh Tandon, Guest Editor


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