Author: Young-Adulllt

YOUNG_ADULLLT panel at CESE Conference

A few scholars involved in the YOUNG_ADULLLT project participated in the XXVIII Conference organised by the Comparative Education Society in Europe (CESE), which this year took place in Nicosia (Cyprus) from May 29 to June 1 2018 and hosted by the University of Cyprus. The main theme of the conference was “Identities and Education: Comparative Perspectives in an Age of Crisis”. Two of the early career researchers of the consortium, Sarah Schaufler (University of Munster) and Judith Jacovkis (Autonomous University of Barcelona), organised a thematically focused panel entitled “Shaping young adult identities through

ESRC-SDS PhD project begins

Applications for the ESRC-SDS PhD Studentship linked to the H2020 YOUNG_ADULLT Scotland at Robert Owen Centre were invited internationally through jobs.ac.uk and the recruitment process completed earlier in 2017 . The successful candidate, Petri Simonen, started a four-year program of research in October 2017 (one-year MRes followed by a three-year PhD). Petri will research on lifelong learning (LLL) policies and their effects on young people in Scotland. The specific objective of the PhD will be to elucidate how LLL policies support young adults in their life courses by investigating who are the key influencers and

Meetings with local and regional stakeholders in Glasgow City Region and Aberdeen City and Shire

As part of the impact strategy of the Young-Adulllt (YA) research project in Scotland (ESRC-IAA funded), four of the team members of the Scottish team organised local meetings in Glasgow and Aberdeen in collaboration with Glasgow City Council and Skills Development Scotland (SDS). The meetings took place in Glasgow City Council on the 18th October 2017 and at the SDS offices in Aberdeen City on the 24th October 2017. Members of the Glasgow City Council, Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council, SDS and the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) participated in these