As you are no doubt aware, the annual conference will be held in Glasgow in June. Tickets will be available before the end of the week via eventbrite by following this link.
Welcome to our first issue of Quest for 2022 featuring stories about life-changing adult education programs. Prison education opens doors, bilingual course engineers success, tips for maths anxiety, ACE news and more.
The International Association of Universities (IAU) has launched its 3rd iteration of the IAU Global Survey on Higher Education and Research for Sustainable Development (HESD) 2022 - Accelerating Action for the SDGs.
Many will have met Alan in person, and many more through his extensive writing. For several decades he was a key figure globally on issues related to literacy and non-formal education, lifelong learning and adult education and their relationship to transformation and development.
This paper borrows insights from the literature on European welfare regimes to analyse the relationship between happiness and participation in adult education. The academic literature and policy discourses on adult education tend to claim that participation in learning is correlated with happiness despite the lack of strong European comparative empirical evidence on this topic.