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Towards good active ageing for all in a context of deep demographic change and dislocation - Peter Kearns

Written by Peter Kearns on Dec 11, 2018 12:13 pm

A growing number of countries are confronted by the challenge of demographic change and ageing populations.  These changes are most advanced in East Asia in Japan, Republic of Korea, China and Taiwan, so that the opportunities exist for other countries to learn from these experiences and responses.

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The role of universities in developing skills for Smart Cities in Kyrgyzstan

Written by Mike Osborne on Dec 11, 2018 04:41 am

As part of the work of a project entitled, The role of universities in developing skills for Smart Cities, funded by the Scottish Funding Council from its contribution to the University of Glasgow’s efforts to develop activities concerned with the Global Challenges Research Fund, a team of staff from the University of Glasgow recently presented at a Roundtable hosted by the International University of Kyrgyzstan (IUK) in Bishkek in conjunction with Glasgow’s Centre for Research and Development in Adult and Lifelong Learning (CR&DALL).

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Universities to develop new model for service learning in European Cities

Written by Rob Mark on Dec 09, 2018 03:48 pm

A new 3 year European Union funded project known as ENGAGE has commenced involving partners from 6 countries. The project, which will involve 6 universities and a host of community partners, will reach out to local communities though engaging with local community associations and NGO’s. The project will provide active learning opportunities for students in each country based on real-world situations.

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SCUTREA 2019 - 2nd Call for Abstracts

Written by John Holford on Dec 07, 2018 01:12 pm

This is the 2nd Call for Abstracts for the SCUTREA Conference 2019 - Adult Education 100: Reflections & Reconstructions - to take place at the University of Nottingham, UK, on Tuesday 2nd - Thursday 4th July 2019.

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British Educator and PASCAL Associate Dr Pat Davies admitted to the International Adult & Continuing Education Hall of Fame

Written by Rob Mark on Dec 07, 2018 12:33 pm

Pat Davies, Londoner, a well-known name among many British and European University continuing education educators and a PASCAL Associate, has recently been admitted to the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame. The award was made at the 23rd Induction Ceremony in New Orleans Louisiana, USA on 10 November 2018.

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NEP: New Economics Papers - Social Norms and Social Capital - Digest, Vol 97, Issue 2

Written by Fabio Sabatini on Dec 06, 2018 10:32 am

In this issue we feature 12 current papers on the theme of social capital, chosen by Fabio Sabatini (Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”):

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Deadline extension: Special issue on "Smart Learning Ecosystems - technologies, places, and human-centered design" - IxD&A Journal

Written by Denise Reghenzani-Kearns on Dec 05, 2018 02:01 pm

Learning ecosystems are getting smarter and play a central role in regional development and social innovation. “Smart,” thus, are not simply technology-enhanced learning ecosystems but, rather, learning ecosystems that promote the multidimensional well-being of all players of learning processes (i.e., students, professors, administrative personnel and technicians, territorial stakeholders, and, for the schools, parents) and that contribute to the increase of the social capital of a “region,” also thanks to the mediation of the technologies.

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Invitation to the Year of Lifelong Learning policy forum

Written by Carol Kuan on Dec 03, 2018 04:04 pm

Join us for a celebration and wrap-up of activities for the Year of Lifelong Learning (YOLL). Our final event is a forum on Human Rights Day to share stories of how learning changes lives, and provide an update on our progress towards a national policy on lifelong learning.

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UNESCO Chair in CBR Newsletter: November 2018

Written by Rajesh Tandon on Dec 01, 2018 04:14 pm

Here is the latest UNESCO Chair in CBR Newsletter.

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