New Article: Does father’s class or mother’s education matter more? – Haralampiev, K., Ilieva-Trichkova, P. & P. Boyadjieva

We are very delighted to announce that our new article Haralampiev, K., Ilieva-Trichkova, P. & Boyadjieva, P. (2022). Does father’s class or mother’s education matter more? Decomposing and contextualising the influence of social origin on adult learning participation. International Journal of Lifelong Education Vol. 0, No. 0, DOI: 10.1080/02601370.2022.2153388, SJR (0.52), Q2, which was prepared within the JustEdu project, has been published: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02601370.2022.2153388   Abstract This article argues for the…

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10th ESREA Triennial Conference: New seeds for a world to come. Policies, practices and lives in adult education and learning – 29th September – 2nd October 2022, Milan, Italy

Pepka Boyadjieva and Petya Ilieva-Trichkova, members of the JustEdu project’s team presented 2 papers at the ESREA Conference “New seeds for a world to come. Policies, practices and lives in adult education and learning”, 29th September – 2nd October 2022, Milan, Italy. Home Page – ESREA 2022 (unimib.it) The conference was carried out in person with nearly 260 participants from all over the world. The ESREA conference raised the following questions:…

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HDCA Annual Conference “Capabilities and Transformative Institutions”, September 19-22, 2022, Antwerp, Belgium

Pepka Boyadjieva and Petya Ilieva-Trichkova, members of the JustEdu project’s team presented a paper at the HDCA Annual Conference “Capabilities and Transformative Institutions”, September 19-22, 2022 in Antwerp, Belgium. 2022 HDCA Conference – Antwerp, Belgium | Human Development and Capability Association (hd-ca.org) The conference was carried out in person with nearly 300 participants from all over the world and with about 700 participants online. The HDCA conference raised the following questions:…

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New Article: Does participation in non-formal adult education matter for individual subjective well-being as a multidimensional functioning?

We are very delighted to announce that Prof. Pepka Boyadjieva and Dr. Petya Ilieva-Trichkova from the JustEdu project published an article, which was prepared within this project: Does participation in non-formal adult education matter for individual subjective well-being as a multidimensional functioning? European Educational Research Journal, 0(0). IF: 1.701, https://doi.org/10.1177/14749041221116261 Abstract The article synthesizes ideas from the capability approach, the embeddedness approach, and Nancy Fraser’s three-dimensional scale of justice and develops…

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ECER 2022 Conference: “Education in a Changing World: The impact of global realities on the prospects and experiences of educational research”

Pepka Boyadjieva and Petya Ilieva-Trichkova, members of the JustEdu project’s team presented two joint papers at the ECER 2022 Conference: “Education in a Changing World: The impact of global realities on the prospects and experiences of educational research” held between the 23rd and the 25th of August 2022 in Yerevan, Armenia and at the ECER Plus (online) conference between 1st and 10th September: ECER 2022, Yerevan and ECER plus |…

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GREAT HONOUR! Cyril O. Houle Award for Outstanding Literature in Adult Education

  Professor Pepka Boyadjieva and Associate Professor Petya Ilieva-Trichkova are the 2022 recipient of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) Cyril O. Houle Award for Outstanding Literature in Adult Education for their book: Adult Education as Empowerment: Re-imagining Lifelong Learning through the Capability Approach, Recognition Theory and Common Goods Perspective. Palgrave Macmillan. Adult Education as Empowerment | SpringerLink This book was prepared as part of the work…

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New Publication: Is There Anything Beyond Happiness? A Comparative European Perspective Towards the Multi-Dimensional Character of Subjective Well-Being – P. Boyadjieva & P. Ilieva-Trichkova

We are very delighted to announce that a new article: Boyadjieva P., & Ilieva-Trichkova P. (2022). Is There Anything Beyond Happiness? A Comparative European Perspective Towards the Multi-Dimensional Character of Subjective Well-Being. Sociological Problems 54(1), 9-31, which was prepared within the JustEdu project, has been just published: CEEOL – Article Detail Abstract The purpose of this article is fourfold: firstly, to present a theoretically grounded understanding of individual subjective well-being;…

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New Article: Social Justice at Stake: Education of African Students in Bulgaria 1960–1990 – V. Kachakova & S. Koleva

We are very delighted to announce that a new article: Kachakova, V. & Koleva, S. (2022). Social Justice at Stake: Education of African Students in Bulgaria 1960–1990, Sociological Problems 54(1), 49-70, which was prepared within the JustEdu project, has been just published: CEEOL – Article Detail Abstract With the process of decolonization on the African continent, which began in the mid-1950s, the “battle for the minds and hearts” of formerly…

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New Article: Delegated Budgets and Educational Inequalities – S. Zdravkov

We are very delighted to announce that Dr. Svetlomir Zdravkov from the JustEdu project published an article, which was prepared within this project: Zdravkov, S. (2022). Delegated Budgets and Educational Inequalities. Critique and Humanism, 57: 101-117. Abstract Several consecutive waves of the PISA study have shown that Bulgarian students have the lowest scores in the EU in reading, mathematics, and science. The main problem of the Bulgarian education system is…

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New Publication: (Un)avoidable Clash: Higher Education at the Altar of Its Missions and Rankings – P. Boyadjieva

We are very delighted to announce that the chapter: Boyadjieva, P. (2022). (Un)avoidable Clash: Higher Education at the Altar of Its Missions and Rankings. In: Parreira do Amaral, M., Thompson, C. (eds) Geopolitical Transformations in Higher Education. Educational Governance Research, vol 17, pp: 125-142. Springer, Cham., which was prepared within the JustEdu project, has been published: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-94415-5_8. Abstract Nowadays, higher education institutions (HEIs) throughout the world face challenges that interfere not…

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