Latest News & Events

The purpose of this section is to provide a guide to CR&DALL events and activities and to provide information on these and on events and issues relevant to the field of lifelong learning and adult and continuing education in general. This latter service is provided to assist exchange of information and discussion of issues amongst colleagues in the field; it does not purport to be an exhaustive reference to the canon. Please note also that CR&DALL cannot be responsible for the accuracy of information provided to us by outside bodies. Further information about the event or activity should be sought from the contacts given in that section as this is likely to be the sum total of information provided to us.
Tuesday, 19 December, 2023 - 14:30

Core CR&DALL member Anna Wilson, University of Glasgow, has recently launched a new project funded by the UK's EPSRC through the Industrial Decarbonisation Research and Innovation Centre. CC(U)S Futures is a collaboration between staff at the University of Glasgow, University of Stirling and University of Strathclyde. It is developing Place-Based Participatory Speculative Fiction as a tool for exploring workforce understandings of and imaginary constructions about the possible impacts on local landscapes and lives resulting from large-scale implementation of carbon capture, use and storage (CC(U)S) technologies.

Wednesday, 22 May, 2024

We invite you to submit an abstract for the 10th Nordic Conference on Adult Education and Learning which will be held from the 22nd to the 24th of May 2024 in Reykjavík, Iceland, under the theme Shaping Futures, Empowering Lives: Adult Learning at the Heart of Flourishing for Individuals and Societies.

Friday, 15 December, 2023 - 13:05

Higher education institutions (HEIs) must evolve into agents for lifelong learning with the help of innovative institutional strategies – this was the key message of a recent international conference organized by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) and Shanghai Open University (SOU), ‘Promoting lifelong learning in higher education: From institutional strategies to practical implementation’. Held in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, from 19 to 21 October 2023, the conference welcomed over 250 participants, including university leaders, policy-makers, higher education experts, scholars and researchers, from China and abroad.

Thursday, 4 April, 2024 - 10:00 to 19:00

The Council for Education in the Commonwealth is delighted to be partnering with the Association of Commonwealth Universities, CR&DALL and Somerville College, University of Oxford, in a one-day conference to review current trends in education and development. It will be held at Somerville College, University of Oxford on 4th April 2024 - from 1000 to 1900, and has been inspired by the work of the late Professor Lalage Bown, and will explore her legacy.

Friday, 15 December, 2023 - 08:30

This special edition issue of AJAL is comprised of articles with a focus on capturing and illuminating the experiences provided in and through work and how they contribute to adult learning and development more generally, as well as those associated with occupational capacities and subjectivities and workplace competence. In this way, the special issue is not about workplace learning per se, but rather the kinds of experiences and legacies arising from adults’ participation in work practice and the activities and interactions that comprise working life.

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