Call for papers/abstracts
Evaluating WP initiatives: Overcoming the challenges | Deadline: 14 December 2018
The Open University, and Queen’s University Belfast widening participation teams, with the support of the Forum for Access and Continuing Education (FACE), are hosting this one-day event which seeks to address some of the challenges HE providers are facing in evaluating their widening participation initiatives, and to explore some of the alternative evaluation methods being adopted.
This workshop will be of interest to:
• Academics and practitioners working in widening participation (WP);
• Research and evaluation officers;
• Policy-makers and those responsible for developing Access and Participation Plans.
If you would like to present at the workshop, please submit a 250 word abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 14th December 2018. We would particularly welcome presentations that demonstrate alternative approaches to the evaluation of widening participation
initiatives or projects that expose the challenges and solutions to particular issues.
Further details click here
Fourth Conference of the ESREA Network | Deadline: 18 December 2018
The Fourth Conference of the ESREA Network on Policy Studies in Adult Education “Adult Education and Learning Policy in a World Risk Society” will take place on 16-18 May 2019, at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague, the Czech Republic.
The aim of the conference is to focus on the problem that adult education and learning policy may ignore contemporary risks (mainly social, economic, political, cultural, environmental), or it may respond to them in adequate or inadequate ways – causing to them, exacerbating them, addressing or even preventing them.
Scholars from all countries are invited to submit proposals, and papers may relate to any part of the world. Full information can be found in the First Call for papers, attached to this message.
Lifelong Learning and Innovation | Deadline: 11 January 2019
Paper proposals – please submit a short version of your paper, of 1000 words, including an abstract of between 50 – 100 words. Those accepted to present papers will be invited to submit a full paper for consideration for publication in a special issue of the journal Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning (Open University).
Workshops – please send an abstract of between 250 – 300 words detailing the aims of your workshop and the ways in which you will engage participants in interaction.
New to the Conference is our Lifelong Learning Showcase. There will be a showcasing session during the first dinner of the Wednesday night. This can be in the form of poster sessions or mini presentations. This is open to our delegates AND our Award nominees giving them a chance to showcase the project shortlisted for the UALL Awards.