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In this week's Digest:

Learning for a better future

Written by Peter Kearns on Sep 28, 2021 11:49 pm

The role of learning cities in meeting today’s challenges for a better future has been a dominant theme in PASCAL work on learning throughout the period 2017 to 2021. This theme has been given urgency and direction by developments during this period, especially the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, while demographic change with ageing populations, the growing impact of the technologies of the fourth industrial revolution, and the pace of change, in their cumulative impact have brought this sense of a time of disruption and turbulence with the world out of control.

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Pre-COP26 Webinar: Higher Education, Knowledge Democracy and Sustainability - October 11, 2021 1500 (BST)

Written by Maeva Gautier on Sep 28, 2021 11:27 pm
Start: Oct 11 2021 15:00
End: Oct 11 2021 16:30
Timezone: Europe/London
Centre for Research and Development in Adult and Lifelong Learning (CR&DALL)
University of Glasgow

We are pleased to announce a webinar on 11 October at 1500 (BST) in which the UNESCO Chair in Chair in Community-based Research & Social Responsibility in Higher Education, is co-operating with the University of Glasgow’s Centre for Research and Development in Adult and Lifelong Learning (CR&DALL).

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The Centre for Open Learning at the University of Edinburgh seek External Examiner

Written by Verity Hilton on Sep 28, 2021 11:14 pm

The Centre for Open Learning at the University of Edinburgh is looking for a new External Examiner in foundation maths.

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NEP: New Economics Papers - Social Norms and Social Capital - Digest, Vol 130, Issue 3

Written by Fabio Sabatini on Sep 27, 2021 11:29 pm

In this issue we feature 11 current papers on the theme of social capital, chosen by Fabio Sabatini (Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”):

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PIMA Bulletin No. 38 (Sept 2021)

Written by Shirley Walters on Sep 27, 2021 11:40 am

This issue of the Bulletin is unusually long and diverse. Readers are reminded that it is an open access publication. Anyone is welcome to share it, in full or a particular article or passage, acknowledging the original PIMA source.

How will we remember 2021? The year of COVID-19 (variant Delta) and what it meant to oneself, one’s family, community, life, work, even country?. Maybe if we are in educational settings - school, community centre, or higher education institution (HEI) - for its transformative effect on teaching methods, market appeal, loss of income and insecurity of employment?

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Streets Markets Make a Comeback | Placemaking Weekly

Written by Susan Kelly on Sep 26, 2021 11:35 pm

This newsletter from the Project for Public Spaces connects people who share a passion for public spaces to ideas and issues, news, quotes, places, and events from the placemaking movement.

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