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, 20 May, 2022 - 08:45

We are pleased to announce that CR&DALL core member, Kate Reid is a co-I in a new Medical Research Council (MRC)-funded feasibility study to test the peer-led 'A Stop Smoking In Schools Trial' intervention (ASSIST) in three culturally different middle income countries.

Monday, 6 June, 2022 to Thursday, 9 June, 2022

Tickets are now available for the Standing Conference on University Teaching and Research in the Education of Adults (SCUTREA) and the Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL) to be held from June 6th - 9th 2022 hosted by the University of Glasgow’s Centre for Research & Development in Adult and Lifelong Learning (CR&DALL).

Thursday, 5 May, 2022 - 14:15

This year, the Comparative & International Education Society Conference took place in Minneapolis, USA, between 18th and 22nd of April 2022. The theme of the conference was “Illuminating the Power of Idea/lism” that sought to address the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the rise of nativism and fundamentalism. The University of Glasgow was represented by members of two large projects, both of which are part of CR&DALL’s portfolio.

Wednesday, 1 June, 2022 - 13:00 to 14:30

As part of our series aimed at developing a roadmap for the enactment of the Yeonsu Declaration for Learning Cities, adopted at the fifth International Conference on Learning Cities (ICLC 5) in October 2021, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) and the UNESCO Chair on Global Health and Education invite you to the first webinar of our webinar series entitled ‘Lifelong Learning for health: Enacting the Yeonsu Declaration for Learning Cities’ which will take place on Wednesday, 1 June 2022, and to participate in a unique opportunity to engage in Lifelong Learning for Health (LLLH) policy discussions on an international and multi-sectoral platform.

Thursday, 5 May, 2022 - 12:15

Much of the discussion pertaining to the development of learning cities has focused on the role of city administrations themselves rather than on national policies in lifelong learning (see for example Osborne and Hernandez 2021 and Osborne, Nestervova and Bhandari 2021).

At first glance this may not seem surprising given the competence that local and regional governments (LRGs) have in relation to education, as summarised in this extract from a recent OECD/UCLG (2019) report.