The PASCAL Observatory and its Learning Cities Network with its European centre hosted by CR&DALL at the University of Glasgow is a partner in the 2021 Global Learning Festival being organised from 8-11 November by the cities of Wyndham and Melton in Australia. Many of the member cities of the LCN are making contributions, including Medellin, Taipei, Wolverhampton and of course Wyndham itself.
PASCAL itself is contributing a session ‘Reimagining the Future of Work and Developing Resilience in Learning Cities’ on 10 November from 1900-2000 AEDT within which Professor Michael Osborne, from the School of Education, introduces you to 12 pre-recorded videos along the themes of: Entrepreneurial Learning; Reimagining the Future of Work in Learning Cities; Reimagining the Future of Not-Working in Learning Cities and Responding to Unexpected External Events; Developing Resilience in Learning Cities. Join a live panel of interviewees for “Question Time”.
Another session hosted by the Australian Learning Communities Network, ‘Universities as Partners in Learning Cities and Communities’ on Tuesday 9th November from 19:30 – 21:00 AEDT offers contributions from LCN partner in Australia, Benin and the UK.
The GCRF Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods is represented by SHLC Bangladesh at the University of Khulna in a session ‘Co-understanding SDGs in Bangladeshi neighbourhoods: The potentials of creative learning tools for recognising urban challenges’ on Monday 8th November from 11:00 – 11:30 IST.
Many of the offers in this rich set of events have direct relevance to issues that will be discussed at COP26, and represent another set of community voices. Full details of the programme are attached.
Part of the COP26 activities at the College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow