Lynette Jordan

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44 141 330 1801

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Social Justice Place and Lifelong Education Lecturer

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University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City G12 8, UK



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G12 8


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Research interests

Community Learning and Development, Global Youth Work, Feminisms, Work-based Learning

Recent Articles


Hamilton, Robert and Jordan, Lynette (2010) Learning Cities: The United Kingdom Experience. In: Heritage, Regional Development and Social Cohesion International Conference, Tuesday 22 to Thursday 24 June 2010, Östersund, Sweden. (Unpublished)


Jordan, Lynette and Martin, Helen (2009) MAKING BANNERS AND BRIDGES: WORKING TOGETHER ON GLOBAL THEMES. In: CRLL International Conference 2009 Lifelong Learning Revisited: What next? , Tues 23rd - Fri 26th June 2009, University of Stirling, FK9 4LA, SCOTLAND. (Unpublished)

Jordan, L and Quinn, E (2009) Developing Equal Opportunities in Croatia. Annual Research Journal, Women's Studies Centre of DAV College for Girls, Yamunanagar, Haryana, India .

Jordan, L and Quinn, E (2009) Resilience and Renewal: women's Organisations in Croatia Participating in the Process of Sustaining and Rebuilding a Society in Transition. Annual Research Journal, Women's Studies Centre of DAV College for Girls, Yamunanagar, Haryana, India .

Jordan, Lynette and Margaryan, T. (2009) Armenian Women and Accession to the European Union. In: The International Multidisciplinary Women's Congress, Izmir University, Turkey.

Grants and awards

2010: DelPHE/Iraq, Student-centred Learning at Hawler Medical University, Erbil, Iraq
2009: EUROlocal, A storehouse on Learning Regions and cities
2006: East End Partnership, Impact of the Activate course on the East End community
2004: Capacity Building in East Lothian, funded by the East Lothian District Council


Lynette teaches in the Bachelor of Arts in Community Development, the MSc in Community Development and the MEd in Community Learning and Development programmes. She is also a member of the School of Education Ethics Committee.

International Work

Tutor with the Active Learning Centre; a registered charity that works for people’s rights through education, training and consultant with interests in gender and rights. Work has focused on issues of governance with particular interests in gender and the rights of women and children. Experience in rights based approaches to poverty reduction, capacity building for NGOs and the provision of paralegal services.
• Needs identification, assessment and negotiation with stakeholders
• Project design and management, in particular cascade training programmes
• Project monitoring and evaluation
• Delivery of training for trainers and design, writing and production of training materials
• Research design and delivery, writing and publications

Zambia - May 2001

Consultancy on governance and political participation: Active Learning Centre
• Zambia Rights and Democracy Project, 2000-2003.
• Project input on training for women trainers, Target audience of 11,000

Croatia - Sept & Dec 2002

• Capacity Building for NGOs; Active Learning Centre – Developing Equal Opportunities for Women in Croatia
• Project delivery, training, production of training materials, evaluation

Turkey - June 2003

• Capacity Building for NGOs; Active Learning Centre – Training of Trainers (Women)
• Project delivery, training, evaluation

Consulting and advice

Ms L Jordan Consultancy, Scottish Homeworking Project - Glasgow Pilot for Scottish Homeworking Group, National Group on Homeworking 2005

Ms L Jordan Consultancy, Active Learning Centre, 'Government relations with NGOs & Civil society', Chevening Project (Foreign Office funded) 2005, 2006 and 2007

Ms L. Jordan & Ms L. Sheridan Consultancy, North Lanarkshire Council User & Carers Forum, Social Work Dept. North Lanarkshire Council December 2005, February 2006 and March 2007

Ms L. Jordan Consultancy Voice of Experience, North Lanarkshire Council 2006

Academic and professional body membership

External Examiner for the Training for Trainers (Women) Programme Active Learning Centre 2001 – 2004
Chairperson for Active Learning Centre 2004 to 2009

Member of the International Centre for Women’s Studies, Politics Department, Faculty LBSS, University of Glasgow
Member of SAYE Women Board

Other relevant practice

Reviewer for Agenda Feminist Media 2008