Professor Ellen Boeren

  • Professor of Education (Education)

Biography

Professor of Adult Education

I joined the University of Glasgow on the 1st of July 2019. Before that, I worked at the University of Edinburgh for 7 years and 2 months. I hold a PhD in Educational Sciences from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium.

I specialise in adult education and lifelong learning and have considerable experience in working with large international organisations. I undertook a prestigious Thomas J. Alexander fellowship with the OECD, co-edited the Fourth Global Report on Adult Learning and Education with UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning and worked as a consultant for the European Commission. I also led the Scottish team within the EUR 2.5 million Horizon 2020 project ENLIVEN 'Encouraging Lifelong Learning for an Inclusive and Vibrant Europe'.

My publications include my monograph 'Lifelong Learning Participation in a Changing Policy Context: an Interdisciplinary Theory' for which I won the 2017 Cyril O. Houle Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Adult Education Literature. I served as Chair of the Standing Conference for University Teaching and Research in the Education of Adults from 2014 - 2017 and am currently one of the editors of the high profile journal 'Adult Education Quarterly'.


Publications

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2019

Boeren, E. (2019) Understanding Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 on “quality education” from micro, meso and macro perspectives. International Review of Education, 65(2), pp. 277-294. (doi:10.1007/s11159-019-09772-7)

Iñiguez-Berrozpe, T. and Boeren, E. (2019) Twenty-first century skills for all: adults and problem solving in technology rich environments. Technology, Knowledge and Learning, (doi:10.1007/s10758-019-09403-y) (Early Online Publication)

Boeren, E. (2019) Foreign-born adults’ participation in educational activities: evidence from Europe. European Education, 51(2), pp. 127-146. (doi:10.1080/10564934.2018.1520600)

2018

Boeren, E. (2018) The methodological underdog: a review of quantitative research in the key adult education journals. Adult Education Quarterly, 68(1), pp. 63-79. (doi:10.1177/0741713617739347)

Crowther, J., Boeren, E. and Mackie, A. (2018) Yes or No? Older people, politics and the Scottish Referendum in 2014. Research on Ageing and Social Policy, 6(1), pp. 1-25. (doi:10.17583/rasp.2018.3095)

Boeren, E. and Whittaker, S. (2018) A typology of education and training provisions for low educated adults: categories and definitions. Studies in the Education of Adults, 50(1), pp. 4-18. (doi:10.1080/02660830.2018.1520017)

2017

Boeren, E. (2017) Researching lifelong learning participation through an interdisciplinary lens. International Journal of Research and Method in Education, 40(3), pp. 299-310. (doi:10.1080/1743727X.2017.1287893)

Boeren, E. (2017) Understanding adult lifelong learning participation as a layered problem. Studies in Continuing Education, 39(2), pp. 161-175. (doi:10.1080/0158037X.2017.1310096)

Boeren, E. and James, N. (2017) Special Issue: advancing theory and research in widening participation. Studies in Continuing Education, 39(2), pp. 117-119. (doi:10.1080/0158037X.2017.1318540)

2016

Bhakta, D. and Boeren, E. (2016) Training needs of early career researchers in research-intensive universities. International Journal for Researcher Development, 7(1), pp. 84-102. (doi:10.1108/IJRD-06-2015-0017)

Boeren, E. and Holford, J. (2016) Vocationalism varies (a lot): a 12-country multivariate analysis of participation in formal adult learning. Adult Education Quarterly, 66(2), pp. 120-142. (doi:10.1177/0741713615624207)

Boeren, E. (2016) Lifelong Learning Participation in a Changing Policy Context. Palgrave Macmillan: London. ISBN 9781349684236 (doi:10.1057/9781137441836)

2015

Boeren, E. , Lokhtina-Antoniou, I., Sakurai, Y., Herman, C. and McAlpine, L. (2015) Mentoring: a review of early career researcher studies. Frontline Learning Research, 3(3), pp. 68-80. (doi:10.14786/flr.v3i3.186)

2014

Boeren, E. (2014) Evidence-based policy-making: the usability of the Eurostat Adult Education Survey. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 33(3), pp. 275-289. (doi:10.1080/02601370.2014.891887)

This list was generated on Sun Oct 20 19:02:00 2019 BST.
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Number of items: 14.

Articles

Boeren, E. (2019) Understanding Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 on “quality education” from micro, meso and macro perspectives. International Review of Education, 65(2), pp. 277-294. (doi:10.1007/s11159-019-09772-7)

Iñiguez-Berrozpe, T. and Boeren, E. (2019) Twenty-first century skills for all: adults and problem solving in technology rich environments. Technology, Knowledge and Learning, (doi:10.1007/s10758-019-09403-y) (Early Online Publication)

Boeren, E. (2019) Foreign-born adults’ participation in educational activities: evidence from Europe. European Education, 51(2), pp. 127-146. (doi:10.1080/10564934.2018.1520600)

Boeren, E. (2018) The methodological underdog: a review of quantitative research in the key adult education journals. Adult Education Quarterly, 68(1), pp. 63-79. (doi:10.1177/0741713617739347)

Crowther, J., Boeren, E. and Mackie, A. (2018) Yes or No? Older people, politics and the Scottish Referendum in 2014. Research on Ageing and Social Policy, 6(1), pp. 1-25. (doi:10.17583/rasp.2018.3095)

Boeren, E. and Whittaker, S. (2018) A typology of education and training provisions for low educated adults: categories and definitions. Studies in the Education of Adults, 50(1), pp. 4-18. (doi:10.1080/02660830.2018.1520017)

Boeren, E. (2017) Researching lifelong learning participation through an interdisciplinary lens. International Journal of Research and Method in Education, 40(3), pp. 299-310. (doi:10.1080/1743727X.2017.1287893)

Boeren, E. (2017) Understanding adult lifelong learning participation as a layered problem. Studies in Continuing Education, 39(2), pp. 161-175. (doi:10.1080/0158037X.2017.1310096)

Boeren, E. and James, N. (2017) Special Issue: advancing theory and research in widening participation. Studies in Continuing Education, 39(2), pp. 117-119. (doi:10.1080/0158037X.2017.1318540)

Bhakta, D. and Boeren, E. (2016) Training needs of early career researchers in research-intensive universities. International Journal for Researcher Development, 7(1), pp. 84-102. (doi:10.1108/IJRD-06-2015-0017)

Boeren, E. and Holford, J. (2016) Vocationalism varies (a lot): a 12-country multivariate analysis of participation in formal adult learning. Adult Education Quarterly, 66(2), pp. 120-142. (doi:10.1177/0741713615624207)

Boeren, E. , Lokhtina-Antoniou, I., Sakurai, Y., Herman, C. and McAlpine, L. (2015) Mentoring: a review of early career researcher studies. Frontline Learning Research, 3(3), pp. 68-80. (doi:10.14786/flr.v3i3.186)

Boeren, E. (2014) Evidence-based policy-making: the usability of the Eurostat Adult Education Survey. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 33(3), pp. 275-289. (doi:10.1080/02601370.2014.891887)

Books

Boeren, E. (2016) Lifelong Learning Participation in a Changing Policy Context. Palgrave Macmillan: London. ISBN 9781349684236 (doi:10.1057/9781137441836)

This list was generated on Sun Oct 20 19:02:00 2019 BST.