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UALL Annual Conference - Leading South African Adult Educator and Campaigner Shirley Walters to speak on International Panel

We are delighted to announce that our International Panel will now include Professor Shirley Walters.   Professor Walters is a leading figure in adult and continuing education in South Africa and has been recognized internationally for her pioneering work. She was the first woman professor of adult education in the country and was the founding director of the Centre for Adult and Continuing Education at the University of the Western Cape, a black university at the forefront of anti-apartheid activities.

Professor Walters was closely involved in anti-apartheid campaigns, and after the end of apartheid was a leader in developing adult education policies in South Africa, including gender and anti-racism policy and practice for which she has a worldwide reputation. In recognition of her work she was an educational consultant to the President Nelson Mandela.

Details of the UALL 2014 Annual Conference (9-11 April), London can be found by clicking here

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