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Monthly Archives: September, 2013

Join the “Crowd Sourced” Research of Media coverage of the OECD Survey of Adult Skills

Contribute to generating the upward curve and make a difference! The results of the OECD Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) will be released on October 8th in all the countries that took part in the survey. There is likely to be a large amount of media attention to these findings and it would be interesting …

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Literacy, Learning and Identities Research Seminar with Lyn Tett, Visiting Professor of Lifelong Learning, University of Strathclyde

Looks fascinating – wish I could go but will have to wait for dissemination: “Centre for Lifelong Learning Research Seminar Literacy, Learning and Identities Lyn Tett, Visiting Professor of Lifelong Learning, University of Strathclyde 11th October 1.00-2.00pm (light refreshments will be available from 12.30) All Welcome Venue: Conference Room 742, Centre for Lifelong Learning, Level 7, Graham …

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What Literacies?

“Well, what are we talking about exactly?” Defining terminology in research and education policy is about demarcating territories so that they can be understood, responded to and provisioned. It is about evolving frameworks that best delineate the opportunities and challenges we presently perceive before us. RaPAL are arranging an online pre-conference debate and co-ordinated conference …

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Training the Teachers

NALA have published a report, Doing the maths: the training needs of numeracy tutors in Ireland, 2013 and beyond, into the training needs of numeracy tutors in Ireland, a comparative decade on from the last survey, and feeding in to a period of unprecedented change in the Irish education sector. It looks at the changing …

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