Keynote speakers

Licínio C.Viana Silva Lima                                  licinio2

                                              Sue Webb

Keynote: Adult education in times of crisis: The Contributions of Paulo Freire and Ettore Gelpi to policy studies


Licínio C. Lima is Full Professor at the University of Minho, Portugal. He was Head of the Unit for Adult Education, Director of the Research Centre and of the Ph.D. in Education at UMinho. He has been guest professor of various universities in Europe, Asia and Latin America. His latest publications include Recognition of prior learning at the centre of a national strategy: Tensions between professional gains and personal development (JACE, 2016).



Keynote: Re-framing adult education for globalised mobility


Sue Webb is Professor of Education at Monash University, Australia and previously Professor of Continuing Education and Director of the Institute for Lifelong Learning at the University of Sheffield, UK. A co-editor of the International Journal of Lifelong Education, her research focuses on social inequality in access and participation in further/higher education and through migration. Her latest publications include Geographical and place dimensions of post-school participation in education and work (NCVER, Australian Government, 2015).