Unbalanced and rapid economic and industrial growth in all human societies has caused many harmful consequences to the environment and mankind. Such a harmful situation has caused the United Nations to pay attention to the strategic issue of sustainable development and the need to review and modify development policies and strategies in all countries, in the line with SDGs in the 2030 Agendas.
Chile is known worldwide as a Neoliberal laboratory, and this book opens the door to the subjectivities within that space in education. For example, the idea that better parents are the ones who pay for their children’s schools; or that admission tests applied by selective schools speaks of education quality and enhances parents’ merit.
Due to extended migration, especially since 2015, Greek society is facing new challenges arising from the different social and educational needs of heterogeneous groups with migration or refugee experiences. In this presentation, Dr Kitsiou will focus on (second) language teaching as a critical and creative way that can provide opportunities for intercultural dialogue, linguistic justice, socialisation, empowerment and subjective well-being for all stakeholders involved.
Professor Parker will be sharing her recent book 'Taking Flight: Making Your Center for Teaching and Learning Soar', emerging from her work in the Center for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Leadership, at UNC-Wilmington.
Michele's work centres around transforming departmental culture, such as 'Empowering a department through Appreciative Inquiry', and will include her recent cross-continental work on course design between Ethiopia and the USA.
Please join us if you are interested in school leadership at any level, as well as in learning more about appreciative inquiry approaches to staff development in different cultural contexts.
This session brings together two projects from the University of Glasgow, School of Education and CR&DALL focussed on Everyday Peace. Presenters: Professor Mo Hume, Dr Avila Kilmurray, Dr Sinead Gormally and Professor Evelyn Arizpe.
Join us to celebrate the Scottish launch of the book Peacebuilding, Conflict and Community Development and the launch of a short video from the project, “Educational Peacebuilding in Medellin and Acapulco: Understanding the role of education, culture and learning in responding to crises”.
The Next CR&DALL seminar will be held on 31st January at 1600 in Room 234, St Andrew’s Building, School of Education, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH. The presenter will be Dr Tiina Tambaum, Estonian Institute for Population Studies, Tallinn University. All are welcome. Please RSVP to [email protected].
The next CR&DALL seminar will be held on 7 December at 1030 GMT in hybrid form at the University of Glasgow’s Advanced Research Centre, Room 5125 and online.
It is being led by Professor Robbie Guevara, President of the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE), and is a reflection on UNESCO’s CONFINTEA VII conference in Morocco. We are very fortunate to get this opportunity to hear from Robbie, who is a very engaging speaker, bringing huge expertise to bear on the issues to be discussed.
Joint CR&DALL and CLIP in-person event: Culture, Literacies, Inclusion and Pedagogy (CLIP) Research & Teaching Group, University of Glasgow and CR&DALL are delighted to welcome an esteemed group of educational and thought leaders from across the world to bring critical and pivotal conversations to our community this month.
The latest IPCCC report shows that average temperatures on land have already risen by 1.5 ℃. The climatic impacts of this are being experienced across the globe in the form of more frequent extreme weather events and more prolonged periods of climate-induced stress. More and more regions are experiencing droughts, fire weather/fires and water scarcity; or/and heavy rains, storms and flooding.