12_04_15

Learn Something New

The wider benefits of learning are well researched, and frequently referred to when discussions are taking place ...

07_04_15

2015 UALL Awards Winner Announced At Annual Conference, Glasgow

WINNER Middlesex University for the project Writing and Criticality - the project aims to develop the quality of writing by professional doctoral candidates, to produce writing that is ‘critical, engaging, dynamic and elegant’. This is achieved by using a range of literature &ndas ...

24_03_15

UALL 2015 Annual Conference, Glasgow - A Great Success!

The Annual Conference – the 70th in UALL’s history – was held at the University of Strathclyde from 11 - 13 March 2015. The Conference is limited to two days and this meant a very packed programme. We had received a record number of high-quality proposals for presentations, and as UALL aims t ...

23_03_15

Mature Students A Priority Says OFFA

In its recently published Strategic Plan the Office for Fair Access highlighted several areas where it wanted Universities to concentrate more effort in their widening participation activities. One of these was attractin ...

09_03_15

Widening Participation And Lifelong Learning

Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning are terms in frequent use within the Education Sector.    Food for thought is a recent Guardian article by Professor Peter Scott (3/3/15) in which it is suggested that current government policies are the enemy of the Lifelong Learner  -   "……..the move towards ...

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