We are delighted to publish the latest CR&DALL Briefing Paper from CR&DALL member, Dr Yvonne Skipper, Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Education within the School of Education at the University of Glasgow, The paper entitled, ‘Education in Prisons’, considers the ways in which educational opportunities can be created in prison settings, and draws upon her own work in the White Waters Writers project which involved male prisoners collaboratively writing and publishing a full-length novel for their children.
We are delighted to announce that Dr Samir Halliru, lecturer in Adult Education and Community Development at Bayero University, Kano, has been successful in obtaining a post-doctoral fellowship for one year from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) in Nigeria. He will be spending that year within CR&DALL at the University of Glasgow.
The Climate Justice Education group are co-hosting a series of 2 `Teach-ins` on 14 September and 5 October (see attached).
Electricity prices can have a momentous effect on people throughout all walks of urban life. The price of electricity impacts the affordability of homes and modes of transportation, levels of energy consumption, economic activity, quality of life, and eco-systemic health.
Urban America would be a different – and lesser – place without universities. They provide vocational instruction and prepare young people for the workforce. But more importantly, the liberal tradition in higher education increases our capacity to understand and reshape the world far beyond the university. Yet liberal education is under siege throughout a range of states in the United States.