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RaPAL 100 Project

RaPAL 100 Online Event Thu 29th April 2021 4pm to 5.30pm

RaPAL are delighted, on Thu 29th April 4pm to 5.30pm, to be hosting this free event online, which concludes the RaPAL 100 Project. Registration is open to anyone who works, studies or otherwise has a legitimate interest in the adult literacies sector – members and non-members alike. Booking is open here – any queries, please email 100@rapal.org.uk. We’re looking forward to seeing you, and any interested colleagues, there.

Agenda

3.45        Open lobby: kaleidoscope of current adult literacies research including Padlet discussion area

4.00        Tara Furlong, RaPAL Chair: welcome and housekeeping

4.05        Dr Sarah Freeman, RaPAL 100 Project Lead

4.10        Dr Greg Brooks, Emeritus Professor, School of Education, University of Sheffield

4.15        Dr Sam Duncan, Associate Professor, Education, Practice & Society, UCL Institute of Education : ‘Reflections on the new FELT report Skills for Life: A new strategy for English, maths, ESOL and digital, and what we should be thinking about moving forward’

4.30        Small group discussions in breakout rooms

4.45        Dr Philida Schellekens, Head of English and ESOL at the Education and Training Foundation: ‘English and ESOL: teaching, learning and research’

5.00        Small group discussions in breakout rooms

5.15        Panel Responses

5.30        Close lobby: return to kaleidoscope of current adult literacies research including Padlet discussion area

If you are currently engaged in research in the adult literacies sector and would be interested in contributing a brief, accessible abstract or poster to the kaleidoscope, please do email us copy.

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