This article has been copied from The Times Higher Education website published by Joss Winn on 18th November 2017: ‘Last week, the Co-operative College hosted a conference in Manchester on Making the Co-operative University, with the intention of exploring its role in supporting and coordinating a federated model of cooperative higher education. It was in… Read More ‘Working towards a cooperative university for the UK’ #coops #cooperative #education @Coop_CollegeUK
Promoting Co-operative Values in Adult Learning A seminar to promote the inclusion of co-operative principles and practice within adult community learning programmes in Wales is being held in Cardiff on Saturday 18th November 2017. Organiser David Smith says, “We need to substantially raise the profile of adult education, and think boldly and radically in a… Read More Promoting Co-operative Values in Adult Learning – 18th November 9.30am – 4.30pm #education #coop #community #adulteducation
David Smith, Co-ops and Mutuals Wales writes: I am always struck by comments along the lines of Co-op development or Co-op education being what others do; so I thought it useful to share an extract from a book about Hilda Smith, my mother, ‘Red Roses from Burnley to Buckingham Palace’ I am co-authoring which is… Read More ‘Doing Co-operative Education – A lesson from the Co-operative Women’s Guild #coop #coopeducation #womensguild #learning
Good Morning All, For others who may have an interest, I hope to call the first meeting of the above in the first or second week of July. Apologies for the delay with our 8 April event report – I hope to release this after our Exec meeting on 19 June. If you have further… Read More OPEN INVITATION TO ALL to serve on a Co-operative Education Sub Group to plan our third event #coops #coopeducation #adulteducation #wales
Co-operators and educators from around Wales gathered on a warm Saturday in April to discuss the place of co-operative education in an era of individualism. The event, organised by Co-operatives and Mutuals Wales, asked: ‘What would an excellent co-operative education system look like? How can curriculum and training be given a co-operative nudge? How can… Read More A Co-operative Education for a Co-operative Wales?
CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION SYSTEM FOR A CO-OPERATIVE WALES? • Is there a need for Co-operative Education in Wales? • What would an excellent Co-operative Education system in Wales look like? • How can Co-operative Education engage communities and embrace adult learning? • Can curriculum development and teacher training be given a co-operative nudge? • What opportunities… Read More One week to go until Co-ops & Mutuals Wales Education Event 08.04.17