Universities Association for Lifelong Learning

The Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL) acts as a consultative body for policy formulation and advocacy, representing the sector to government departments, funding bodies and national higher education organisations across the four nations of the United Kingdom. UALL provides a forum for the active exchange of ideas and good practice.

Members of UALL represent all aspects of the sector, within and beyond universities, both in the UK and internationally, from academics to practitioners and policy makers. Learn more about our work.

Latest News

Call for Papers and Workshop Proposals: 2024 Conference

‘Thinking globally and acting locally for lifelong learning’ is the theme of the 2024 UALL & SCUTREA Conference, to be held in London from Monday July 1st to Wednesday July 3rd, 2024.

UNESCO news: Tenth anniversary, Global Network of Learning Cities

UNESCO’s Institute of Lifelong Learning December 2023 Newsletter features the first ten years of the Global Network of Learning Cities.

2023 UALL and SCUTREA Conference

‘Global Citizenship and Lifelong Learning’ was the theme of the 2023 conference of the Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL) and Standing Conference on University Teaching and Research in the Education of Adults (SCUTREA). The Conference took place 26-28 June 2023, hosted by the University of Cambridge.

Call for Papers and Workshop Proposals: 2024 Conference

‘Thinking globally and acting locally for lifelong learning’ is the theme of the 2024 UALL & SCUTREA Conference, to be held in London from Monday July 1st to Wednesday July 3rd, 2024.

UNESCO news: Tenth anniversary, Global Network of Learning Cities

UNESCO’s Institute of Lifelong Learning December 2023 Newsletter features the first ten years of the Global Network of Learning Cities.

The Power of Adult Learning: Vision 2030

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning collectively examinines the power of adult learning and education across the globe at the International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA) Mid-Term Review 2017. [PLACEHOLDER VIDEO, UALL MEMBERS TO ADVISE WHAT SHOULD APPEAR HERE.]

Upcoming Events

Jul 04, 2024
Event Date: 04/07/2024

17th PASCAL conference – New Challenges for Higher Education, Cities and Regions

The PASCAL Observatory is pleased to invite submissions for the 17th PASCAL International Conference to be co-organised and hosted with the University of Taipei, Taiwan University of Education, and Datong Community College from 4-6 July 2024 in Taipei at the Howard Civil Service International House.
Nov 09, 2023
Event Date: 09/11/2023

Education for a Wellbeing Economy

How can education play a more significant role in Wales’ emerging Wellbeing Economy to secure better outcomes for people, places and nature?
Oct 17, 2023
Event Date: 17/10/2023

Recognising Talent for Care: Pathways for Progression

This webinar showcases the outcomes of an NHS England sponsored project including how the SEEC Descriptors have been used to establish the credit value of the Senior Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship. The project has the potential to establish a model for ascribing credit to apprenticeship more widely.
Jul 04, 2024
Event Date: 04/07/2024

17th PASCAL conference – New Challenges for Higher Education, Cities and Regions

The PASCAL Observatory is pleased to invite submissions for the 17th PASCAL International Conference to be co-organised and hosted with the University of Taipei, Taiwan University of Education, and Datong Community College from 4-6 July 2024 in Taipei at the Howard Civil Service International House.
Nov 09, 2023
Event Date: 09/11/2023

Education for a Wellbeing Economy

How can education play a more significant role in Wales’ emerging Wellbeing Economy to secure better outcomes for people, places and nature?

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