Topic Support Network: Education for Sustainable Development

Date: 13 September 2013 09:30 - 12:45

Venue: Fife College, Brycedale Campus

Background

Topic Support Networks provide an opportunity to share information, experiences and good practice across the university and college sector in Scotland. There are 8 groups, focusing on a range of areas to support a holistic approach to sustainability and social responsibility in your institution. These meetings are free to attend; whether you are new to the sector or just looking to update your knowledge, everyone is welcome. These are not just one off events but a community where support and advice is always at hand. As a group we are able to identify problems and look for opportunities, delivering practical outcomes you can take back to your institution. For more information about our Topic Support Network please click here.

Event Summary

Come to receive an update on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) activity in Scotland, including a progress update on the establishment of a Scottish UN University Regional Centre of Expertise on ESD, the work it will undertake and the research it will be involved in.

Elaine Crawford (EAUC Project Consultant/Dumfries and Galloway College) will be sharing the outcomes to date on embedding ESD in the Hairdressing Curriculum, including some of the barriers and challenges that need to be addressed to enable staff and students to engage with ESD. The case study will include results and progress from Dumfries and Galloway College, North Glasgow College and Adam Smith College.

This event will also include time for open discussion to allow colleagues to share experiences and learn from each other.

Please view the full agenda below.

Who should attend?

This event is designed for academic staff, senior management, quality managers, sustainability professionals and colleagues within colleges who are interested or play a role in embedding sustainability into the curriculum. 

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