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Explore issues in lifelong learning at the 2016 ASEM Lifelong Learning Hub Research Network 4 conference, 'Engaging Young People in Lifelong Learning: Asian and European Policies and Practices'.
This free public event is open to all those with an interest in young people’s engagement in learning and work, and is especially recommended for researchers, policymakers and practitioners.
In a context of high levels of youth disengagement and unemployment, we invite all those involved in teaching, educational leadership, research and policy to share their thinking and experience on policies and practices that support young people’s multiple transitions.
Recognition of the importance of lifelong learning as a disposition in young people is crucial to support the transitions of young people, including those still in schools, into further education and the labour market. This forum will provide opportunities to debate the effectiveness of national policies, institutional practices and the merits of alternative pathways from formal schooling to employment. These insights will inform action strategies for nations to evaluate and develop policy directions and to address the relevant targets of Goal 4 (Education and lifelong learning), of the Sustainable Development Goals.
You will hear talks by international researchers, local practitioners from schools, policymakers and community organisations, and will be able to share your experience and participate in workshops on options for action.
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This Forum is conducted on behalf of the ASEM Lifelong Learning Hub, Research Network 4 (RN4) on national systems of lifelong learning. It is hosted by the EU Centre at RMIT University, the Faculty of Education at Monash University, the School of Education and The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University, and the ASEF Foundation.
The ASEM Lifelong Learning (LLL) Hub is an official network of Asian and European higher education institutions, working and learning together to achieve excellence in comparative research on lifelong learning, to offer research-based education policy recommendation, and to develop mutual understanding between Asia and Europe.
The ASEM LLL Hub provides a platform for dialogue between researchers, practitioners and policymakers in order to contribute to evidence-based educational reform and innovation.