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UALL News /

09/07/2021

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.

UALL News /

02/07/2021

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.

UALL News /

21/03/2021

‘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.

UALL News /

15/03/2021

UALL Work and Learning Network: The Acquisition of Skills and Expertise for Higher Education, Work-Based Learning

A study by the UALL Work and Learning network explores a rapidly changing environment for both work and learning, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
doctoral studies standardised

UALL News /

30/01/2021

University World News – Should doctoral education become more standardised?

Doctoral education worldwide is characterised by parallel trends toward diversity and, at the same time, towards unification - but should it be standardised?

UALL News /

20/11/2019

The 1919 Centenary Commission Report

The report, published by the Centenary Commission on Adult Education, comes 100 years after the Ministry of Reconstruction’s adult education committee published its landmark 1919 Report on Adult Education.

UALL News /

06/06/2019

The Augar Review and Lifelong Learners: a UALL Response

Keiron Rees's WonkHE article 'Delivering Diamond and the rise in part time students in Wales' proudly - and justifiably so - highlights how the implementation of the basic principles of the 2016 Diamond report have resulted in 'staggering' increases in the numbers of Welsh-domiciled part-time applicants for PT study.

UALL News /

07/03/2019

Two New Reports Focus on Adult, Part-Time and Lifelong Learners

UALL welcomes the publication of two reports, published in March 2019 by the Office of Students, which relate to adult, part-time and lifelong learners.

UALL News /

19/02/2019

Truly Civic: Strengthening the Connection between Universities and their Places

Universities can, and often should, make a significant impact on the success of the 'places' in which they are located, able to bring real benefits to their communities while also increasingly needing their active support in order to respond robustly and productively to contemporary challenges.

UALL News /

28/11/2018

Aligning Part-Time and Full-Time Provision

Keiron Rees's WonkHE article 'Delivering Diamond and the rise in part time students in Wales' (26/11/18) highlights how the implementation of the basic principles of the 2016 Diamond report have resulted in 'staggering' increases in the numbers of Welsh-domiciled part-time applicants for PT study.

UALL News /

07/11/2018

The Economic Case for Flexible Learning?

Flexible learning has always been associated with part-time study. It has been perceived as the principal way in which adult learners wanting to change or further their careers through gaining (often post graduate) qualifications can do so, simply because such people frequently have to juggle competing demands of work, family, study and leisure.

UALL News /

11/05/2018

Learning Cities Project: A Way of Strengthening Social Cohesion

Our international Vice Chair Dr Rob Mark, in his role of PASCAL Learning Cities Coordinator, was joined by professionals and students from Donetsk University to join a weeklong programme at University of Glasgow. The programme was organised and delivered by Dr Rob Mark, joined by Professor Margery McMahon with support from Professor Mike Osborne, PASCAL Observatory Director.

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