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.
Wednesday, 6 May, 2020 - 09:30

The joint Cedefop/OECD publication on the next steps for apprenticeship looks at the future of apprenticeship from the perspective of emerging policy objectives, new approaches to education and training and external megatrends.

Wednesday, 3 February, 2021 - 12:00 to 13:30

Presentations within this webinar will highlight research with policymakers and practitioners, aimed at enabling all children to achieve their full potential, irrespective of background.

The Network for Social and Educational Equity (NSEE) builds research and development collaborations with schools and their partners to close the poverty-related achievement gap, and will give an overview of a range of its projects. (Presenters: Professor Chris Chapman and Dr Jo Neary)

Wednesday, 3 February, 2021 - 12:00 to 13:30

Dr Muir Houston, Deputy Director of CR&DALL opened the webinar and provided an overview of logistics for the 80+ delegates and panellists. Professor Michael Osborne, Director of Research in the School of Education, began formal proceedings and introduced Professor Margery McMahon, Head of School, who welcomed delegates. Professor Osborne then explained that in this webinar with its theme of Urban and Place Based Learning, we would be hearing from representatives of four of the school’s major projects in this area, some very local to the city of Glasgow and others that involved cities and neighbourhoods in the global south.

Thursday, 28 January, 2021 - 10:30

We are very pleased to announce the installation on 29 January of Professor Deo Jaganyi as Vice-Chancellor of Mount Kenya University. He has moved back to his home country following a period as Director of Research at the University of Rwanda where he was a close collaborator in our work in the Centre for Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods.

Thursday, 28 January, 2021 - 12:00

Here are some details of Gresham College’s free public lectures (running since 1597); they include lecturers like Professors Chris Whitty who is speaking about Vaccination on 10 Feb, Edith Hall (Classics), Leslie Thomas QC (Law), and Joanna Bourke (Cultural History).