The British University in Dubai (BUiD) was established 20 years ago and is supported by three UK partners, the University of Glasgow, the University of Edinburgh and the University of Manchester. It is the work of the Faculty of Education that is the focus of collaboration with the University of Glasgow, and includes both research collaborations and external quality assurance reviews of Masters and Doctoral programmes.
We are very pleased to report that CR&DALL core member Barbara Read is assuming the joint editorship of the British Educational Research Journal (BERJ), generally regarded as on the most prestigious journals in the field of Education in the UK.
This year's #ALW2023 theme encourages people to seize the moment and take advantage of opportunities to learn something new, whatever their age, background or previous educational history.
There’s no use-by date when it comes to learning. Re-engaging with learning as an adult offers plenty of life-changing moments. There’s the thrill of discovering hidden talents, the satisfaction of learning new skills, and the excitement of imagining a new and different future.
Lifelong learning has for decades been considered a ‘holy grail’ that can help resolve societal problems and boost the economy. The current hegemonic discourse surrounding lifelong learning has included economic objectives since at least the 1980s; however, this has not always been the case.
It is with great sadness that we report of the death of one of the leading lights of adult education of the 20th and 21st century, Professor Chris Duke. Chris, amongst many other positions was a visiting professor at the University of Glasgow, and made extensive practical and conceptual contributions to CR&DALL in the past two decades.