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Cultivating Age-Friendly Institutions for Older Adults: Insights from Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Network in the United States

Written by Mike Osborne on Nov 26, 2019 09:43 am

This paper was prepared for PASCAL Special Interest Group 3 (SIG3) by colleagues at Hobart & William Smith Colleges, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Arizona State University and the National Resource Centre for Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes, Northwestern University Chicago to whom we offer our thanks.

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HER 2020 | Sustainable Development Goals: Their potential and relevance for higher education policy and reform, 31 Aug - 2 Sept, 2020

Written by Hans Schuetze on Nov 22, 2019 08:26 am
Start: Aug 31 2020
End: Sep 2 2020
Timezone: Europe/London
University of Glasgow School of Education
St Andrews Building, 11 Eldon St
Glasgow G3 6NH

Higher education confronts a curious paradox. One of its traditional core missions is innately conservative: to conserve and transmit knowledge and culture for and to future generations. This tends also to be conservative in the related sense of reproducing the cultures – the modes, values and mores – of the different societies which it inhabits and which sustain it.

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Philippine Normal University Conducts 4th Youth Camp

Written by Zenaida Reyes on Nov 20, 2019 09:15 am

The Community Partnership and Extension Office (CPEO) of the Philippine Normal University (PNU) alongside the Extension and Community Educators and Leaders (ExCEL) Society conducted its fourth Youth Camp last October 29 to 31, 2019 at Nasugbu, Batangas with the theme GEN IV: Inspired Vanguards, Intelligent Viewers, Innovative Volunteers.

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The Centenary Commission on Adult Education, "A Permanent National Necessity.."

Written by Alice Reynolds on Nov 20, 2019 09:05 am

The Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL) very much welcomes the publication of this report [featured below]. The Centenary Commission has taken the opportunity offered by the anniversary of the publication of the iconic '1919 Report' on adult education* to produce its own report on the state and possible prospects for lifelong learning in the twenty-first century. Furthermore, it shares with the original, produced at the end of the Great War, a sense of national crisis and real urgency.

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New Economics Papers - Social Norms and Social Capital - Digest, Vol 108, Issue 4

Written by Fabio Sabatini on Nov 18, 2019 10:00 am

In this issue we feature 7 current papers on the theme of social capital, chosen by Fabio Sabatini (Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”):

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