Latest News & Events

The purpose of this section is to provide a guide to CR&DALL events and activities and to provide information on these and on events and issues relevant to the field of lifelong learning and adult and continuing education in general. This latter service is provided to assist exchange of information and discussion of issues amongst colleagues in the field; it does not purport to be an exhaustive reference to the canon. Please note also that CR&DALL cannot be responsible for the accuracy of information provided to us by outside bodies. Further information about the event or activity should be sought from the contacts given in that section as this is likely to be the sum total of information provided to us.
Friday, 30 September, 2022 - 13:00

We are pleased to announce that a grant of £605,095.18 (Full Economic Cost) has been awarded as an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Standard Grant, entitled,  A UK-Ireland investigation into the statistical evidence-base underpinning adult learning and education-policy making. The PrincipaI Investigator is CR&DALL Core Member, Professor Ellen Boeren. Co-Investigators are Dr Queralt Capsada-Munsech also of the University of Glasgow and Professor John Holford and Dr Sharon Clancy at the University of Nottingham. The project has strong links with the Learning & Work Institute, and starts in early 2023.

Thursday, 29 September, 2022 - 15:00

CR&DALL director, Professor Michael Osborne was amongst those inducted into the University of Oklahoma’s International Hall of Fame on 28 September 2022 at a ceremony hosted by University College Cork, during the ‘Learning Cities Week’, in Cork, Ireland.

Tuesday, 11 October, 2022 - 14:30

We are delighted to inform you that the World Access to Higher Education Network (WAHEN) with International Association of Universities (IAU) will be holding a FREE webinar on The Future of Higher Education on 11th October:

Thursday, 22 September, 2022 - 15:30

The International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2022 takes place at University College Cork (UCC) in Ireland on 28 September.

Tuesday, 18 October, 2022 - 10:30 to 16:00

The latest IPCCC report shows that average temperatures on land have already risen by 1.5 ℃. The climatic impacts of this are being experienced across the globe in the form of more frequent extreme weather events and more prolonged periods of climate-induced stress. More and more regions are experiencing droughts, fire weather/fires and water scarcity; or/and heavy rains, storms and flooding.

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