Author Andrew Reeves

DMU’s becomes PRME signatory – commiting to Responsible Management Education

DMU has published its inaugural report indicating our commitment to the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME). Dr Leanne de Main, Deputy Dean for the Faculty of Business and Law, said:We are delighted to become signatories of PRME…. Continue Reading →

31st May: Leicester nature volunteering opportunity for DMU students

Are you interested in learning more about nature in your local community and helping to conserve wildlife in and around Leicester? The BioBlitz event, hosted by the Canal & River Trust and in partnership with DMU and University of Leicester,… Continue Reading →

24th May: Your Values: Your Career (online workshop)

Graduates from today are the leaders of tomorrow – you have the power in your hands to make a change. DMU’s Careers Team and Sustainability Teams are working together to bring you a short workshop exploring the options available to… Continue Reading →

16th May 2023: Careers and Sustainability session

Details below of a session organised for students in the ADH faculty, but open to all. If you cannot attend or are from another faculty contact for information on further sessions. How important is sustainability to you? Does it… Continue Reading →

May 11th 2023: Top down and bottom-up: Leading change on climate and sustainable development (online)

Recording available here, and also available on the DMUevents YouTube channel   This question-and-answer based online discussion session explores the realities of what works in practice to influence progress on climate change and sustainable development issues with two experienced change… Continue Reading →

June 7th 2023: Competencies for Teaching Sustainable Development (CAITE Masterclass)

What competencies do we need to teach sustainability? Exploring the Rounder Sense of Purpose framework. Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is an emerging priority for universities and a cross-cutting commitment for all DMU programmes. For educators, this requires engaging, through… Continue Reading →

May 10th 2023: Addressing Sustainability in Block Teaching (CAITE seminar)

This seminar session for DMU staff offers case studies from taught programmes across all DMU faculties that address the challenge of sustainability or the Sustainable Development Goals. The session will include specific examples of learning outcomes, assessments, block teaching strategies… Continue Reading →

26th April 2023: ESD panel event with UN Guests

Sustainability Education: Partnerships beyond the classroom for transformative Impacts 10am to 11.30am, hybrid format (Hugh Aston 2.06 or via this MS Teams link) Listen to the recording of this session HERE.   Pre-event description: The purpose of Education for Sustainable… Continue Reading →

NATIONAL SURVEY OPEN NOW: Student and staff views on Education for Sustainable Development through academic quality and student voice processes

How can processes such as programme validation, module review, curriculum renewal, student course representation and student co-design help enable taught university courses to address big societal issues of our time such as climate change, social justice and equality and diversity?… Continue Reading →

27th June (2pm to 3pm): ESD at DMU, reviewing progress and looking ahead

This session marks the close in summer 2022 of DMU’s 3-year Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) project by introducing the ESD agenda, highlighting what has been achieved in the past three years and how this activity will be taken forward… Continue Reading →

June 28th and 29th: Carbon Literacy Training for DMU staff and students

DMU staff and students have another opportunity to learn about how to take collaborative action on the climate emergency at the next session of externally accredited one-day Carbon Literacy Training in late June. The training helps participants to understand: your… Continue Reading →

8th June: Student feedback session – making sustainability a key feature of your (and every) DMU course

Please join this online meeting to share your experience and your views… Aim of meeting: gather views from DeMontfort Students Union (DSU) staff and DMU students on how course rep and feedback processes could or do address Education for Sustainable… Continue Reading →

23rd May: ‘Sustainable Futures’ training day at DMU

DMU is linking up with local employment and sustainability charity Change Agents UK to offer an inspiring and CV-enhancing free one-day training on Monday 23rd May exploring how to make a difference in your future career.   Details: 10.30am to… Continue Reading →

11 May: Student Sustainability Showcase event

This interactive event showcased a wide range of DMU students’ activities and achievements in 2021/22 to address sustainability and the UN Sustainable Development Goals – in conversation with other DMU students and DMU’s Sustainability team. “Student Sustainability Showcase” Wednesday 11th… Continue Reading →

7th April: United Nations and sustainability communication (with Enactus DMU)

An interesting event organised by DMU’s Enactus student society… Enactus DMU meets UN Our Enactus DMU Society hosts guest speaker from the United Nations to talk about sustainability. When:                  Thursday 7 April 2022 at 1pm (for an hour)Invite:                   Click… Continue Reading →

28th Feb and 1st March: Carbon Literacy Training

Get Carbon Literate and help make a difference in Leicester schools! DMU’s next Carbon Literacy Training course for staff and students takes place on Monday 28th February and Tuesday 1st March, running online from 9.30am to 12.30pm each day. Carbon… Continue Reading →

Final call for Seed Grant applications- deadline 4th March 2022

The Seed Grant scheme is designed to help the DMU community take action on sustainable development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The grants are for situations where a little money and support can get a project started. Projects led… Continue Reading →

DMU contributes to global UN workshop on mainstreaming ESD

An online workshop organised on January 24th 2022 by the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) team focussed on how to make Eduation for Sustainable Development (ESD) part of higher education activity. DMU contributed a case study of its own experience,… Continue Reading →

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