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, 31 January, 2024 - 12:15

We are pleased to announce that the programme for the 17th PASCAL conference, New Challenges for Higher Education, Cities and Regions: Addressing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Changing Contexts, is now available, and attached to this posting. The conference runs from 4-6 July in Taipei.

Revised Submission Deadline for Abstracts (details also attached): 1 April 2024.

Wednesday, 28 February, 2024 - 13:00 to 14:00

This interactive webinar focuses on enhancing trainer understanding of key resource development techniques considerations.  This session delves deeper into how resources can be used and adapted to enable educators to utilise the same learning materials to meet the different learner needs and levels within their classroom.

Wednesday, 13 March, 2024 - 12:00 to 13:30

This webinar will present the audience to the ALE policies project, funded by the ESRC. The overall aim of the project is to investigate the knowledge base on adult education in the UK and Ireland, how participation has fluctuated over the past 25 years and how policy-makers use adult education data to feed into their policy processes.

Friday, 23 February, 2024 - 07:50

Over the last decade a number of innovative attempts in the field of adult learning and education, especially with a perspective of comparative adult education, were developed:

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: