Learning transitions can be disruptive and unsettling to any young person. Children aged between 12-25 years old are particularly vulnerable, given how this period can impact on increased risks of anxiety, depressive disorders, and mental illnesses later in life.
We are pleased to invite you to a virtual event hosted by UKCDR: Research enablers for impact - accelerating the impact of the UK’s investment in international development research on the 29th September 2020. This lunchtime dialogue will lead a strategic discussion on how to enable, accelerate, and evaluate the impact of the UK’s investment in international development research.
The Higher Education Research Centre (HERC) Dublin City University in collaboration with the Higher Education Reform Research Network (HER) and other partners are hosting an online book launch and panel discussion Inequality, Innovation, and Reform in Higher Education: Challenges of Migration and Ageing populations.
Universities and other higher education institutions have a critical role in helping society achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their research, learning and teaching, campus operations and leadership. One of the most important ways they can contribute to this is to support students and other learners within their sphere to develop the necessary knowledge, skills and mindsets to contribute to solving the complex sustainable development challenges our world faces.
Literacy programmes have suffered severely during the COVID-19 pandemic, yet adult literacy and education have been absent in many initial education responses. Even before the crisis, 773 million non-literate adults and young people were failing to acquire basic reading and numeracy skills.