PASCAL Associates at the UNESCO Learning Cities meeting in Mexico City
Written by Leone Wheeler on 02 Dec 2014 02:26 pm
The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) and the Government of Mexico City invited Global Learning Cities Network (GLCN) members and experts in the field to a two day meeting in Mexico City on the 19th and 20th November with overarching themes of:
PASCAL Online 2014
Written by John Tibbitt on 02 Dec 2014 11:46 am
The report featured below provides a summary of PASCAL’s growing online profile:
Public Seminar: The Idea of the University for the 21st Century – 9 December, 2014
Written by Franny Martens on 30 Nov 2014 10:29 am
Start: Dec 9 2014 10:30
RMIT University – Swanston Academic Building
445 Swanston Street
Starting from the observation that there is no longer a unifying “idea of the university” and that this might constitute a problem, in this presentation Professor Kehm will first present the idea of (European) university development as a sequence of generations.
EU H2020 – Information Session at University of Melbourne, 4th December 2014
Written by Franny Martens on 30 Nov 2014 10:11 am
Start: Dec 4 2014 09:00
University of Melbourne
Upper East Room, University House, Professors Walk
You are invited to an information session on Thursday, 4th December 2014 to discuss opportunities for collaboration with the European Union under the EU Horizon 2020 program with representatives of the Directorate General for Research and Innovation from the European Commission in Brussels.
Tackling Early Learning from Education and Training in Europe
Written by Honor Hania on 28 Nov 2014 06:14 pm
Subscribers may be interested in the note from Eurydice just received. The report – Tackling Early Leaving from Education and Training in Europe – is featured below.
ACU Engage Community launch, Thursday 4 December and GUNI seminar, Thursday 11 December 2014
Written by Frances Gaughan on 27 Nov 2014 02:42 pm
On the occasion of this year’s Talloires Network Leaders Conference 2014 (TLNC), and building on the responses to the Beyond 2015 campaign, the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) ia launching the ACU Engage Community, a new global network for universities committed to engaging with their local, national and regional communities.
Bruce Wilson meets President van Rompuy
Written by Amanda Crichton on 26 Nov 2014 11:25 am
Bruce Wilson, Director of PASCAL, was in Brisbane on Sunday 16 November where the EU centre that he directs at RMIT co-sponsored an event with the President of the European Council (Herman van Rompuy) and the new EC Vice President Dombrovskis. Here he is seen greeting President van Rompuy.
NEP: New Economics Papers – Social Norms and Social Capital – 22-11-2014
Written by Fabio Sabatini on 26 Nov 2014 09:50 am
In this issue we feature 11 current papers on the theme of social capital:
Benifiting from transnational experience – migration and the role of lifelong learning – Policy Briefing from PASCAL International Observatory
Written by Marta Moskal on 26 Nov 2014 09:42 am
This briefing highlights some emerging issues faced by migrants, and cities and regions in relation to lifelong learning policy and practice, particularly in the UK context.