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.
Friday, 23 February, 2024 - 07:30

The EBSN (European Basic Skills Network) and its European partners have developed of series of MOOCs within the European Erasmus+ KA3 PDS4BST project for the professional development of teachers engaged in teaching basic skills.

Three animated videos have been created to describe the major foci of the project, its perspectives in relation to Microcredentials and a summary of MOOC6 on Facilitating Adult Learning.

These PDS videos can be accessed at the links below:

Tuesday, 12 March, 2024 - 12:00 to 15:00

On March 12, there is a rare opportunity to participate in the international webinar combining three topics that have been little discussed, let alone together. We combine research and practice in the fields of older minorities, memory-related challenges, and intergenerational work.

Thursday, 13 October, 2022 - 13:15

There are currently exceptional pressures on local authority budgets in the UK, and it can seem almost inevitable that adult and lifelong learning provision is likely to suffer. At the same time, post-compulsory education rarely gets much attention in the UK press, and within that broad category adult and lifelong learning probably gets the least. There may thus be a risk that adult education and lifelong learning in the UK might pass away quietly, without anybody much noticing.

Monday, 26 February, 2024 - 13:30 to 15:00

Dr Heather Mackay (Lund University) will present findings from research into female farmers' access to advice and training in the Global South. This will be followed by an opportunity for round-table discussion and exploration of possible collaborations. This event is co-hosted with the University of Glasgow's Sustainability Interdisciplinary Research Theme


Thursday, 8 February, 2024 - 11:40

This Special Issue of the Australian Journal of Adult Learning (AJAL) will explore various trends developing at the forefront of literacies in adult education, to consider ways that literacies are being defined and enacted in current times in research and practice. We encourage submissions from around the globe about literacies that relate to these four fields:

  • Critical literacy
  • New literacy studies
  • Multiliteracies
  • Sociocultural approaches to additional language learning in adult education