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ASPBAE and the adult education movement has lost another one of its own. On 22 June 2023, Dr. Chris Duke, former ASPBAE Secretary General (1972-1985) passed on.

Chris Duke was a towering figure in the adult education movement. A significant part of what ASPBAE has accomplished and reached today is built on Chris' vision and exemplary work. ASPBAE owes him a huge debt of gratitude.

We wish to bring to the attention of CR&DALL subscribers a recently posted Lectureship in Education at the University of Glasgow with additional research support that is now live on the Schools of Education's Global Talent page, where more details may be found.

The Journal of Vocational Education has issued a call for a special edition that explores the social role of colleges in international perspectives (featured below and attached).

The International Call to Action (GUNi-ICA) is an initiative of the GUNi Network aimed at higher education institutions interested in embarking on a transformation and innovation process to respond to the future challenges of a globalised and changing world. Any HEI that is a member of the GUNi Network and wants to be part of a space of reflection and action, leading a process of change, is welcome to join the GUNi-ICA.

CR&DALL member Professor Ellen Boeren paid a visit to UCLA this May. During her 3 weeks in Los Angeles, she worked with Dr Jan Kalenda, currently a Fulbright scholar at UCLA, and previously a visiting scholar at the University’s of Glasgow School of Education. Professor Boeren and Dr Kalenda also met with Professor Richard Desjardins, core staff at UCLA, who has vast experience in researching varieties in Adult Learning Systems as well as in working with large scale survey data, including the Programme for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC).