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    The Steady State Economy

    How Can Education Help To Shape A Steady State Culture ? A Discussion Paper

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    Education as Human Development

    Downloadable document framing education in terms of human development:

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    Crime, Punishment and Faith in Change

    Podcast exploring the issues of crime, punishment and concepts of rehabilitation

Ragged University in Reseach Stage

Public Ragged University activities are in hiatus until the public health crisis is long behind us. Our thoughts are with those who have had their health affected by the epidemic; mental and physical. Loneliness and isolation are stressful for a social species like ours. We are set with our eyes to the horizon and do what we can to humanize the small exchanges which texture life; someday we will be more at liberty to meet up again. In the meantime this Ragged University project has moved into a research and development phase focusing on the publishing of authors and the mapping of ideas. Please get in touch if you'd like to publish something; please do not get in touch if it is involves anything commercial - The Janitor

How The Ragged Uni Idea Came About by Grant Crozier

Sometime in 2010 Alex Dunedin, Jessica Haley, Will Bentinck and I met up for a pint, because Al had had an Idea.

The idea was simple: we had spent so many great evenings together talking to each other (and also to complete strangers) about subjects we were passionate about, and had learnt so much from each other (and from the strangers), that Al figured surely there could be a way of creating an environment in which anyone, no matter who they were or their background, could get together in an informal setting and share their passion and knowledge. Read more

Podcast: Keith Smyth talks about Digital Literacies

Keith Smyth, Senior Lecturer in Education at Napier University gave a presentation at the Adult Learning Project Annual General Meeting on how community education can use digital tools. Digital literacies are high on the priority list for educationalists, and it is key how they are employed in the community context. Where do the internet, computers, MOOCs, email, and any modern technology fit into learning today ? Well, these are some of the concepts which Keith talks about here.

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