November Open Research Forum, led by Fi Donovan of De Montfort, University, will be about Leicestershire University Partnership, an partnership formed by the three universities of Leicestershire in conjunction with Leicester and Leicestershire’s local governments.
November forum: The Universities Partnership in Leicestershire: ambitions and next steps in education for all
A Forum of interest to those who want to find out more about the activities and aims of the Universities Partnership in Leicestershire. It will also appeal to those who are interested more broadly in the concept of the ‘civic university’ and its role in promoting widening participation and reawakening adult education within the university sector.
Disruption for Good: Where Next for Continuing Education at the University of Liverpool?
Vaughan Open Research Forum is series of talks, workshops and interactive sessions which are open to anyone who is curious and wants to find out more.
The Lost Story of Part-time Higher Education
In this talk, Adam Matthews will look at several other perspectives as to why access to a part-time undergraduate degree may be in decline.
The Class Politics of Foundation Years
Dr Sarah Hale presents her research exploring the class politics of foundation years in higher education.
Higher Education Policy and the Robbins Report (1961-1963)
Due to social distancing measures, this session will take place via video conference. The video conference will run from 6 pm – 7:30 pm. Details will be sent on the day to people who have registered via Eventbrite. Download Supporting Materials
“…A permanent national necessity”: The 1919 Report on Adult Education
The 1919 Report on Adult Education The 1919 Report laid the foundations for university adult education in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It was seen as “inseparable” from citizenship, and vital to how the state wanted to reconstruct the country
Remembering Vaughan College
Our next Open Research Forum on Tuesday 11 June takes the form of a ‘drop in’ during which you can share memories of the old College and learn about our plans for the future.
What it’s like to be a person: Reflections on a module for a multi-disciplinary degree
This is an interdisciplinary issue involving the pleasure of computer science, free will, consciousness, linguistics, poetry and how people get on with each other.
Barking in the wilderness? Making the case for adult learning
“How is it that at a time when there has never been a greater need for adult learning, there is so little public commitment to securing an informed democracy with critically engaged citizens.”