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December 20, 2023

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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December 12, 2023

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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August 1, 2023

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.

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March 18, 2023

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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December 7, 2022

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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May 11, 2022

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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October 8, 2021

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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October 1, 2021

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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September 3, 2021

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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July 9, 2021

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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July 2, 2021

It’s time for a National Lifelong Learning Strategy in the UK

A recent editorial in Times Higher Education warned that the growing need for lifelong learning might bypass universities, and a feature article gave examples of this happening already in the US.

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March 21, 2021

‘The Guardian’ view on adult education: bring back evening classes.

Taking inspiration from a report produced a century ago, a campaign is growing around a new vision for lifelong learning.

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