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John Field: In Memory

Written for the SCUTREA members by Linden West and Barbara Merrill in memory of John Field. John mattered to both of us as a friend, colleague and inspiration. He could be humorous, sharp and questioning while attuned to our struggles as academics in seeking understanding in authentic ways. He was a generous man and a good human being, adult educator and scholar.

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Professor John Field (1949-2024)

On behalf of UALL Trustees, we are sad to report the death of Professor John Field whom many members and colleagues will have known well. John died in early April and we wish to acknowledge the outstanding contribution that he made across his career to the fields of lifelong learning and adult education.

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Imperial launches its Institute of Extended Learning

UALL is pleased to support Imperial’s recent announcement of the creation of The Imperial Institute of Extended Learning, a core pillar of its new institutional strategy.

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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.

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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.

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Report: Adult Participation in Learning Survey

Results of a 2022 survey by the Learning and Work Institute indicate that, after a decade of declines during the 2010s, participation in learning remains back at levels last seen in the early 2000s: around two in five adults (42 per cent) say they have taken part in learning at some point in the last three years.

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Why Universities Should Care About Government Proposals to Cut Community Education

The government is consulting on cuts to community education. Jonathan Michie argues that universities need to speak up

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LLE should be based exclusively on a per credit funding model

The Lifelong Education Commission submitted their response to the DfE's Lifelong Loan Entitlement (LLE) Consultation, making the case for a more open and flexible system.

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Birkbeck sponsors new report on Life Long Learning

Adult upskilling and reskilling have been pulled into focus and framed within the Government's "levelling-up" agenda and a whole system approach to education.

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Toolkit on Digital Civic Engagement

It is crucial that high quality, sector-specific training opportunities are provided to allow educators, lecturers and staff within HEIs to update their skills and embrace effective digital teaching and learning.

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European Journal of University Lifelong Learning

EJULL is an interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral journal that takes the nature of practices of university lifelong learning (ULLL) as its central focus.

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Eucen and Microcredentials

Eucen supports micro-credentials as they serve very important goals of university lifelong learning both for social inclusion and for supporting employability that have been pursued by eucen and its members across Europe for the last decades.


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