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Independent investigation team to assess measures taken due to COVID-19 pandemic in Finland

Written by Jari Stenvall on Nov 02, 2020 11:03 pm

We are pleased to announce that PASCAL Associate Professor Jari Stenvall has been appointed as a member of the Independent investigation team to assess measures taken due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Finland.

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Notes from the first meeting of the PASCAL Learning Cities Networks “Reimagining Inclusive Economic Futures” (RIEF) on 28 Oct 2020

Written by Judith James on Nov 02, 2020 05:25 pm

Mike Osborne, Director of PASCAL, introduced the meeting and explained that post-Covid, it was recognised that there was a need to re-energise the PASCAL Learning Cities Networks (LCN), and this was the first meeting for the “Reimagining Inclusive Economic Futures” (RIEF”) network. The PASCAL International Observatory works closely with the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) and has recently been running a series of joint webinars with UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning. PASCAL assists cities in developing their applications to join the GNLC and has a focus on the ways in which universities can support the development of Learning Cities. Mike invited all attendees to introduce themselves and to explain a little about the city, university, network or organisation they were representing.

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USA Virtual Conference debates key issues impacting on learning cities and regions in today’s challenging times

Written by Rob Mark on Nov 01, 2020 04:42 pm

The American Association for Adult & Continuing Education annual conference has taken on a new look in 2020 using a virtual format for its annual conference 27-30 October 2020. The virtual conference environment was used for the very first time in its history and opened Wednesday with cocktails and a welcome from Dr Mary Alfred, President and the President-elect Dr Thomas Cox. We were able to chat informally and engage in warm-up activities using for example a conference quiz.

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News from the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities

Written by Josef Konvitz on Nov 01, 2020 03:30 pm

Here is the latest news from the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities, including coverage of rural well-being, the cultural sector and COVID, tourism and COVID, and the OECD Statistical Atlas of Regions and Cities.

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The Mastercard Foundation and Talloires Network of Engaged Universities Launch the Next Generation Leaders Program

Written by Mike Osborne on Oct 30, 2020 08:03 am

A new initiative between the Mastercard Foundation and the Talloires Network of Engaged Universities will create a first-of-its-kind virtual community of university student leaders who are committed to civic engagement and social responsibility.

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ALCN virtual professional development roundtable about learning and entrepreneurship - 23 November, 3.30 pm - REGISTER NOW

Written by Diane Tabbagh on Oct 29, 2020 07:33 am
Start: Nov 23 2020 15:30
End: Nov 23 2020 17:00
Timezone: Australia/Melbourne
*** Virtual professional development roundtable ***
Wyndham Community and Education Centre
Melbourne VIC
Australia

In what has been a challenging year in which you have been working hard to continue to bring your learning community programmes to your community, our Executive seeks to thank you and celebrate your work in lifelong learning. 

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Arts Lab Workshop, University of Glasgow - Lived Heritage and Communities of Minority Heritage in the Indian Urban Context

Written by Srabani Maitra on Oct 29, 2020 07:03 am
Start: Nov 4 2020 12:00
End: Nov 4 2020 13:15
Timezone: Europe/London
*** ONLINE WORKSHOP ***
Arts Lab | University of Glasgow
Glasgow
Scotland

We warmly invite you to our upcoming online workshop “Lived Heritage and Communities of Minority Heritage in the Indian Urban Context. The event will be hosted by Arts Lab (University of Glasgow) and colleagues from the Arts Lab interdisciplinary theme ‘Heritage, Urban Studies and Development’.

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eucen ULLL Open Fora | JOIN US THROUGHOUT NOVEMBER!

Written by Verity Hilton on Oct 29, 2020 06:49 am

The EUCEN Online Open Forum series begins next week. Full programme details are featured below and also available here with the first programme beginning on Monday, 2 November.

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Shaping Cohesive Communities | Better Cities issue 118, Oct 2020

Written by Susan Kelly on Oct 29, 2020 06:00 am

Here is the latest issue of the digital magazine Better Cities, produced by the Centre for Liveable Cities, Singapore.

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A busy year for the PASCAL LCN Faith-based Learning City Development network

Written by Maria Liu Wong on Oct 29, 2020 04:29 am

The PASCAL Learning Cities Networks (LCN) Faith-based Learning City Development network has been busy this past year, drawing on the tangible resources of a lens grounded in faith and spirituality to build community resilience and work towards renewal in our respective localities during these times of pandemic, protest and increasing climate change.

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