Lifelong Learning

The Kitchen Table

The Kitchen Table

Posted by arj13 at Feb 26, 2015 10:10 AM |

Lifestyle magazines and media often sell the idea that the ultimate in togetherness is friends having a meal around a big table in a kitchen dining room. The table is often a symbol for togetherness, a place for rituals that celebrate family and community. But the table in the kitchen has a longer history, and its one in which social class has a big role to play

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The open door: the transition of an access student?

The open door: the transition of an access student?

Posted by hi29 at Mar 26, 2014 03:50 PM |

Access to Higher Education courses open a door to a university place for adult learners without formal academic qualifications. Researchers at Leicester’s Schools of Education and Lifelong Learning are examining how these courses change the people who step through that door.

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The house (‘pansi ghor’): a classic object of human resilience to environmental disasters?

The house (‘pansi ghor’): a classic object of human resilience to environmental disasters?

Posted by arj13 at Jul 15, 2013 03:05 PM |

What does your house symbolise to you? A place of safety and security? Dr Nibedita Ray-Bennett from the Civil Safety and Security Unit discusses the different meanings of the house to people in areas prone to environmental hazards.

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The Social Worlds project ran from March 2014 to November 2015. This site is no longer being updated but provides an archive of all the articles which were created as part of the project.

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