There is suddenly a crispness in the air and, although higher education will look quite different to this time last year, September is for many of us the 'real' new year, bringing with it a new perspective and fresh possibilities.
UIL has recently published an issue note on 'Higher education institutions' engagement with the community during COVID-19', which may be of interest to subscribers – please find it featured below and attached.
UIL has just finalized and published a report, entitled ‘Embracing a culture of lifelong learning: contribution to the Futures of Education initiative’, which will we hope be of interest to subscribers and is attached. This report has been developed based on a transdisciplinary online consultation, which took place from 26 May to 12 June 2020.
On 1 September, as one of the key events of the 2020 Global Learning Festival, the Wyndham Council Learning Community team, in partnership with the Australian Learning Communities Network (ALCN), ran a webinar on using the Collective Impact Assessment Tool (CIAT).
The event was a collaboration between various partners that have been involved in the design, development, or implementation of the Collective Impact Assessment Tool, known as ‘CIAT’ since it was first designed several years ago by the Melton Learning Board.
The CR&DALL project, Educational Peacebuilding in Medellin and Acapulco: Understanding the role of education, culture and learning in responding to crises, is formally launched with an online event on 3 September 2020, and has produced its first Briefing Paper (featured below and attached)”.