Education for Sustainable Development

Background

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.

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Next Meeting

Autumn 2021 - Details to follow
 

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

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Previous Meetings


2021

Interpreting and Implementing the QAA Guidance on Education for Sustainable Development, 27th May
A full recording of the meeting, along with minutes and the main presentation, are available on the Sustainability Exchange.  

QAA Consultation on new ESD Guidance
This meeting was to collate responses to a consultation. Minutes were not taken as it was a summary of opinions however the consultation response can be viewed here.

2020

Health and Wellbeing for staff and Students, 20th October 
This meeting was recorded due to Covid and is available in full here


2019

Evaluating ESD in the curriculum – looking at why and how, 13th November, Edinburgh
All materials, presentations and minutes available on the Sustainability Exchange.  

Exploring alternative and innovative pedagogy and assessment methods, Monday 20 May 2019, Edinburgh
All materials, presentations and minutes available on the Sustainability Exchange.
 

2018

Embedding Sustainability in Vocational Courses: ESD Topic Support Network Meeting, 17th April 2018, Edinburgh
For all materials, presentations and minutes, please click here.

Measuring Sustainability in the Curriculum Workshop with LfS Scotland, CDN, Wednesday 10th January 2018.
For all materials, presentations and minutes, please click here.


2017

Embedding the SDGs in FHE - Education for Sustainable Development TSN with LfS Scotland, Tuesday 9th May 2017
For all materials, presentations and minutes, please click here.


2016

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
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2015

Further Education: ESD in FE & Sustainable Construction TSN at South Lanarkshire College, Thursday 10 December 2015
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Higher Education: Engaging with External Communities, Thursday 16 April 2015
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Further Education: Eco Salons and College Sustainability, Tuesday 17th March 2015
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2014

Higher and Further Education, Thursday 4th December 2014 
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Higher Education, Thursday 26th June 2014
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Further Education, Thursday 29th May 2014
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2013

Higher Education, Friday 6th December 2013 
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Further Education, Friday 13 September 2013
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Wednesday 26 June 2013 - Embedding ESD into the curriculum at North Glasgow College
For details, presentation and resources please visit the Sustainability Exchange here.


2012

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


Contact Information

Co-Convenors for the Education for Sustainable Development TSN are:

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