Call for Abstracts: Researching Transitions in Lifelong Learning

Posted by on July 28, 2006

The Centre for Research in Lifelong Learning (CRLL) invites contributions to an international conference on the title/theme of “The times they are a-changin: researching transitions in lifelong learning.” This fourth international conference to be hosted by CRLL has developed out of a number of research projects within the Centre which focus on transitions in different contexts. These projects include transitions in community based learning, vocational education and training, colleges and higher education institutions, learning at work, and learning throughout the lifespan. The conference takes place at the University of Stirling, Scotland – 22-24 June 2007

The Research centre is interested in all forms of learning across the life course in the post-school phase. We invite contributions to conference themes from across settings. The themes are:

* Inter-institutional transitions (school/VET/ HEIs)
* Intra-institutional transitions
* Inter-cultural transitions in learning
* Lifelong learning for career change
* Lifelong learning in transition to the third age
* Learning careers in lifelong learning
* Transitions between non formal and formal contexts (including work based learning)
* Transitions and technology enhanced learning (TEL)

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

* Dr Kathryn Ecclestone, Reader in Assessment for Lifelong Learning and Deputy Director of the Centre for Developing and Evaluating Lifelong Learning, University of Nottingham, UK
* Professor Parlo Singh, Head of School of Education & Professional Studies, Griffith University, Australia
* Professor Norton Grubb, Professor of Policy, Organization, Measurement and Evaluation and David Pierpont Gardner Professor in Higher Education, University of California, Berkeley, USA
* Professor Paul Hettich, Professor Emeritus, De Paul University, Chicago, USA
* Professor John Field, Deputy Principal and Professor of Lifelong Learning, University of Stirling, UK

Deadline for submission of abstracts – 23 October 2006

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