We're thrilled to launch Global Lifelong Learning Week 2024 from the 27th to the 31st of May 2024. This week-long global event will host the ASEM LLL Hub Conference from Monday 27th to Wednesday 29th, followed by the 54th annual eucen (European University Continuing Education Network) Conference from Wednesday 29th to Friday 31st. This week will be an exciting opportunity for researchers, policymakers, educators and stakeholders from Asia, Europe and beyond to gather, network, share insights and discuss opportunities for collaboration.
The value of higher education (HE) is in question (Dollinger, 2018). The rigid and archaic structure of the system is outdated, and so too is the tenure process (Stromquist, 2017). Adjunct faculty are the majority (American Association of University Professors, 2018), yet their needs are not prioritized (Bickerstaff & Chavarin, 2018).
Throughout Islamic history, various cities have served as flourishing centres of learning, contributing significantly to intellectual, scientific, and cultural advancements. While the historical periods of peak intellectual activity may have passed and traditional centres of Islamic learning faced challenges and declines, efforts are ongoing to revitalize and preserve the rich intellectual heritage of these cities.
The next and 3rd Leverhulme Lecture from Professor Nematollah Azizi, University of Kurdistan, Iran and Visiting Leverhulme Professor at the University of Glasgow, entitled, A Reflection on the Philosophical Foundation of Islamic Leadership will be held on Tuesday, 5th December 2023, at 7.00 pm at the Multi-Faith Centre, University of Derby. Kedleston Road, Derby, DE22 1GB, UK.
You are invited to attend our Work and Learning / CERS Seminar and Q&A: Initiating change: A Degree Apprenticeship for the Creative Industries with Dr Tim Riley.