Education for Sustainable Development

Background

Please note, there are two TSNs as part of this group:

1. ESD for Further Education

2. ESD for Higher Education.

Through the integration of sustainable development into all aspects of a students education and learning Education for Sustainable Development aims to help individuals develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge they need to make informed decisions on the social, economic, cultural and environmental problems we face in the 21st century for the benefit of both themselves and others, now and in the future, and to act upon these decisions.

These EAUC TSNs are run in association with Learning for Sustainability Scotland and their corresponding Higher and Further Education Task Groups.

Next Meetings

Higher Education:

Spring 2017.
Further details to be confirmed.

Further Education:

Spring 2017.
Further details to be confirmed.

If you have any suggestions for topics to discuss or potential speakers then please contact us.

Please ensure you are signed up to the appropriate Education for Sustainable Development JISCMail List to stay informed about future events.

Previous Meetings

Further Education: Linking Curriculum, Campus and Community, Tuesday 10th May 2016. For all materials, presentations and minutes, please click here.

Higher Education: Interdisciplinarity and Sustainability Teaching, Friday 18th March 2016. For all materials, presentations and minutes, please click here.

Further Education: ESD in FE & Sustainable Construction TSN at South Lanarkshire College, Thursday 10 December 2015. For all materials, presentations and minutes, please click here.

Higher Education: Engaging with External Communities, Thursday 16 April 2015. For all materials, presentations and minutes, please click here.

Further Education: Eco Salons and College Sustainability, Tuesday 17th March 2015. For all materials, presentations and minutes, please click here.

Higher and Further Education, Thursday 4th December 2014. For all materials, presentations and minutes, please click here.

Higher Education, Thursday 26th June 2014. For all materials, presentations and minutes, please click here.

Further Education, Thursday 29th May 2014. For all materials, presentations and minutes, please click here.

Higher Education, Friday 6th December 2013. For all materials, presentations and minutes, please click here.

Further Education, Friday 13 September 2013. For all materials, presntations and minutes please click here.

Wednesday 26 June 2013. Embedding ESD into the curriculum at North Glasgow College. For details, presentation and resources please visit the Sustainability Exchange here.

Friday 1 June 2012. 'Liberating the Curriculum' at Scotland's Colleges, Stirling. For details, presentations and minutes, please click here.

Contact Information

Convenors for the Education for Sustainable Development TSN are:

Further Education: Elaine Crawford, Dumfries and Galloway College

                                   email: crawforde@dumgal.ac.uk

Higher Education:  Mike Pretious, Queen Margaret University

                                   email: MPretious@qmu.ac.uk

                                   T: 0131 474 0000

To join the JiscMail Network for either the HE or FE Education for Sustainable Development TSNs and recieve updates on meetings, please contact us.

Education for Sustainable Development
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