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Live Broadcast of the 4th Regional Conference on Service-Learning in Hong Kong

Jun 4 2013
Jun 7 2013
Asia/Hong Kong
Lingnan University
Hong Kong
Hong Kong  Hong Kong

As you are all probably aware, the Office of Service-Learning at Lingnan is going to organize the 4th Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on 4th to 7th June 2013 at Lingnan University in Hong Kong and at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou. The theme of the conference is “Service-Learning as a Bridge from Local to Global: Connected World, Connected Future”. The conference aims to gather educators, students and service providers from around the world to exchange ideas, and work together for a connected future. More than 400 guests is coming from 18 different countries/regions to discuss the learning outcomes, reflections, research, best practices and the application of our pooled knowledge in different settings of Service-Learning to achieve a better world.

Knowing that you might be too busy to attend the 4th Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Service-Learning in person, we are pleased to tell you that the following TWO important events will have live broadcast on the web.

An Introduction to the International Collaboration on Participatory Health Research (ICPHR)

Addressing health inequalities is an important goal of health systems worldwide. Participatory Health Research (PHR) has become increasingly important as a means for finding solutions in communities where the occurrence and severity of health problems is greatest.

The Talloires Network E-Newsletter - May 2013

The Talloires Network is one of the partners with whom PASCAL collaborates. The Network enjoys a high profile and is among the several national and international bodies encouraging universities worldwide to adopt a more centrally-focussed universities' 'third mission' commitment to community service in its different senses and settings.

Here is a copy of Talloires Network E-Newletter for May 2013:

New PASCAL book series - Universities and Lifelong Learning from Manchester University Press

Please find below details of the first three books in a new PASCAL book series on Universities and Lifelong Learning being published shortly by Manchester University Press. The series editor is PASCAL Director for Europe, Professor Mike Osborne of the University of Glasgow, and we are very pleased that so many of our associates and principals are involved in the project.

This work was inspired in the first instance by the PURE project, and a number of other books will follow.

Winners Named for 2013 MacJannet Prize!

On behalf of the MacJannet Foundation and the 2013 Selection Committee, the Talloires Network Secretariat is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship!

Monitoring and assessment tools for community-engaged universities

For those interested in monitoring and assessment tools for community-engaged universities, this inventory prepared for the Community-Engaged Scholarship Partnership in Canada may be helpful:

PASCAL Workshop at GUNI conference in Barcelona - 13 May 2013

May 13 2013 10:00
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) Campus Nord
Vértex Building, Plaça d'Eusebi Güell, 6
Spain  Spain

PASCAL will be running a workshop at the GUNI conference in Barcelona on 13 May 2013 from 1000-1200 led by Professor Josef Konvitz (Chair of PASCAL), Professor James Powell (Director of the PUMR project) and Dr Oscar Valiente, University of Glasgow, which will introduce the work of the Observatory and specifically of

The Talloires Network E-Newsletter - April 2013

The Talloires Network is one of the partners with whom PASCAL collaborates, and which is a co-signatory to the September 23 2010 Communique "Enhancing North-South Cooperation in Community-University Engagement".

Cities Learning Together - 11th PASCAL International Observatory Conference - Hong Kong 18-20 November 2013

Nov 18 2013
Nov 20 2013
Asia/Hong Kong
Eaton Hotel
380 Nathan Road
Hong Kong  Hong Kong

Organised by The EU Centre at RMIT and hosted by The Hong Kong Institute of Education, the 11th PASCAL International Observatory Conference will take place in Hong Kong, 18-20 November 2013 with fieldwork to test approaches in different Hong Kong settings on 19 November

Call for Contributions - Cities Learning Together - 11th PASCAL International Observatory Conference

A set of Conference Readings or Precedings will be prepared to support the work of this Conference. The Planning Group invites short Contributions relevant to the main themes and panel sessions. These will be distributed electronically to participants in advance of the Conference, and also made available for use at registration.


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