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Postponing the 2020 GEM Report launch

With the Coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world, the launch of the 2020 GEM Report Inclusion and education: All means all, originally scheduled for Wednesday 8 April, will be delayed until Tuesday 23 June 2020. Noting the high risk that the virus may still be affecting the lives of many in June, the postponement will give […]

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Annual CIES Conference 2020 – now moved online

Following the cancellation of the onsite CIES conference “Education Beyond the Human” in Miami due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the conference is shifting to a virtual meeting space with the goal of providing an engaging and meaningful experience for those who had expected to attend. Given the spontaneous nature of this transition, CIES sees this […]

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Diaspora And Internationalisation In Higher Education: A BAICE Thematic Forum

27 February 2020 09.30 – 16.30 Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU The increased movement of people coupled with the rise of communications technology has made it possible for ever larger groups of mobile people to maintain contact with their homelands over vast distances. The term ‘diaspora’ is increasingly employed to […]

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Literacy as Social Practice: future directions and new challenges

Free BALID conference on Monday, 9th December (10am-4.15pm). The programme will include ample opportunities for you to share your professional expertise and experience. It will also feature cameo presentations by current PhD students and our guest speaker for the Brian Street Memorial Lecture, Professor David Bloome, whose topic is ‘Adaptation and Imagination in Literacy’. The conference will end with calls for […]

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UEA UNESCO Chair free #ALL4SOCIALCHANGE PhD webinar on Bilingual Literacy for Life: an ethnographic study of an indigenous language literacy programme in Mexico

Free webinar on Thursday 29th August at 1pm Register here. This webinar will focus on Indigenous language literacy practices for adults, specifically analysing a government-led literacy programme in Mexico called the Bilingual Literacy for Life Programme (BLLP). This research is aligned with the current sustainable development agenda that outlines certain transformative goals and targets regarding […]

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