Wednesday, 10 June 2009

Conference: Global Perspectives on Adult Learning, Barnsley, 3.-5.July

In conjunction with the visit by our project partners from India, a conference is held at Northern College, Barnsley, on 3.-July - 5.July, with the topic "Global Perspectives on Adult Learning".

What is the conference about?

This conference considers the relevance of globalisation and
international development for teaching and learning in the post
compulsory sector. It explores how thinking globally can open up
new possibilities, deepen understanding of our place in the world
and provide better skills for a global economy.

Who is it for?

Educators working in the post compulsory sector, including
HE, FE, voluntary and community and trade union.
Join us for opportunities to:
  • Discuss issues and challenges
  • Share ideas, good practice and resources
  • Foster opportunities for collaborative work
  • Residential or non residential options

Speakers and Workshops include:

Linda McAvan Labour MEP, Yorkshire & Humber, Chair of the European
Parliament Fair Trade Working Group
Dr Jan Eldred Associate Director (International), NIACE
Professor Falguni Bharateeya University of Vallabh Vidyanagar,
Anand, India
WIEGO (Women in Informal Earnings Globalizing and Organizing)
Brian Lewis Pontefract Press
Louise Mycroft Course Leader for University of Huddersfield’s postcompulsory
teacher training programme at Northern College
Good practice forum
... and more

Friday 3 July 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Saturday 4 July 9.30am - 4.30pm
Sunday 5 July 9.30am - 12.30pm

Free parking
Limited childcare places (6 months to 14 years)
Access for people with disabilities
Refreshments and meals included

The participation in this conference is FREE.

For more information email or
telephone 01226 776000

To reserve a place online, visit:

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