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Forum for Access and Continuing Education Webinar Series

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This free webinar, hosted by the Forum for Access and Continuing Education (FACE) and chaired by Professor John Storan, will focus on Access to HE for mature and part-time learners. Ann-Marie Karadia and John Butcher will consider and explore the impact and implications that the pandemic is having and will continue to have for mature and part-time learners and their access to higher education opportunities.

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Higher Education after COVID-19

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The shift from the direct public funding of higher education to fee-based funding supported by student loans was supposed to put university finances on a stable footing and remove them from politics. John Holmwood, professor of sociology at the University of Nottingham and a co-founder of the Campaign for the Public University, argues that fee-based systems of higher education are in crisis.

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Learning and Living in Diverse Communities

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"Learning and Living in Diverse Communities" was the theme of the conference that took place in the House of Civic Communities in the city of Pécs, Hungary, in June 2019. It was the 11th conference which the specialized network on “Between Global and Local – Adult Learning and Communities” of the European Society on the Research for the Education of Adults (ESREA) has been organizing ever since 2006.

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Literacy and human rights in Rwanda: BALID/UNESCO Chair webinar

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We are delighted to invite you to attend our first ever virtual Informal Literacy Discussion, which we are privileged to be hosting in partnership with the UNESCO Chair in Adult Literacy and Learning for Social Transformation at the University of East Anglia, UK on 6th May at 12 noon BST.

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Knowledge Exchange Associate - SDGs in Urban Settings, CoSS

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A new post as a Knowledge Exchange Associate, working within the College of Social Sciences (CoSS) Research Support Office at the University of Glasgow is now available. The post holder will be responsible for the identification, development and implementation of new collaborative Knowledge Exchange (KE) opportunities for the Inequalities and Sustainable Development in Low- and Middle-Income Country (LMIC) Cities research group, under the supervision of Professors Sayantan Ghosal, Michael Osborne, Fabrice Renaud and Alastair Leyland.

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The ‘Equality Project: Starting from Home’ is now at the stage of finalising workshops on addressing household inequalities

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The second partner meeting for the Equality Project: Starting from Home (TEP) was hosted by the University of Dar-Es-Salaam (Tanzania) and Dr Amina Kamando between 6th and 11th January 2020.

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Everybody should become a tutor in the community: CR&DALL Seminar, 29th January 2020 - Tiina Tambaum

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In the twenty-first century non-professional tutors, including teenagers, have an important role to play in the development of contemporary skills among the older population.  The aim of the seminar is to describe the instructional design for teenage tutors' instruction in order to prepare them to become a facilitator for older persons’ in e-skill learning.

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