DVV International is the Institute for International Cooperation of the Deutscher Volkshochschul-Verband e.V. (DVV), the German Adult Education Association. DVV represents the interests of the approximately 900 adult education centres (Volkshochschulen) and their state associations, the largest further education providers in Germany.
The collection of personal and other data underpins modern social, economic and organisational life. With the rise in social media, communications platforms, deployment of robotics, big data analytics, AI, the Internet of Things, and autonomous vehicles, further major social, economic and cultural developments are predicted across all areas of social and economic life.
Welcome to our latest issue of Quest featuring stories and news about life-changing adult education programs around Australia.
The UEA UNESCO Chair newsletter has just been published and you can read all about our recent international research, training and policy-engagement activities. Also to highlight that UEA will be hosting a memorial event for Professor Alan Rogers – this will be a hybrid event on Friday 2nd December at the University of East Anglia, Norwich (UK), organised in collaboration with BALID (British Association for Literacy In Development).
We are very pleased to report a new research project hosted by CR&DALL. Waste Stories is a project whose PI is CR&DALL core member, Anna Wilson, Reader in Interdisciplinary Studies in Education. It is funded by the Leverhulme Trust and concerns using the affective power of story-making to try to change people's relationships with waste and the resources that end up in the waste stream. The Co-I of the project is Greg Singh of the University of Stirling, and Hannah Hamilton at the University of Glasgow is a Research Associate.