Author Andrew Reeves

Get Carbon Literate with the Universities Partnership – June 2024

Are you part of a voluntary or community sector organisation or social enterprise in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland, or any other organisation with a focus on meeting the needs of our local community? The Universities Partnership, which brings together De… Continue Reading →

30th April: “5-minute recipes” CAITE workshop on teaching sustainability

5-minute recipes: Quick-to-prepare engaging activities for rich in-class discussions. Online: 12pm to 1pm, Tuesday 30th April 2024, MS Teams: Click here to join the meeting This interactive workshop led by Dr Andrew Reeves aimed at DMU staff offers an experiential… Continue Reading →

28th Feb 2024: ESD Masterclass Q&A with Jamie Agombar

This event for DMU staff and students offers an informal chance to explore what works when addressing sustainability in universities through taught courses, research, student partnerships and external projects. Details: Wednesday 28th February, 2pm to 3pm, Heritage House 2.05 (SDG… Continue Reading →

15th November (1-2pm): Join the DMU Sustainability Advocates scheme this year

Join this workshop (in-person or online) to get involved in the Sustainability Advocates scheme at DMU in 2023/24.   In the session we’ll introduce the scheme and give you a chance to discuss ideas for addressing sustainability at DMU with… Continue Reading →

22nd Nov 2023: Influencing how sustainability is addressed in your course (for course reps and others)

Wednesday 22nd November, 12pm to 1pm, Queens 0.07 or MS Teams. This interactive hybrid workshop is aimed at DMU Course Reps and any other students with an interest in evaluation and feeding back on how their taught course addresses sustainability,… Continue Reading →

Dec 14th 2023: Online staff workshop introducing ESD

DMU staff who would welcome a practical and engaging introduction to addressing Education for Sustainable Development are encouraged to join a workshop session on Thursday December 14th… “Reimagining education for a just, sustainable & peaceful world: addressing sustainability in learning… Continue Reading →

Build professional skills for social change with Enactus’ “Career Catalyst” programme

See the announcement below from Enactus UK about an opportunity for DMU students to join the Career Catalyst programme. Enactus is a nationally supported network of student societies, developing professional skills by tackling social and environmental challenges. To find out… Continue Reading →

26th October: Free training for Graduates on sustainability skills (register by 12th Oct)

DMU Graduates, ideally those working locally, are encouraged to join this free in-person course, offering an engaging and accredited introduction to applying sustainability thinking and skills at work… The Sustainability Leadership Skills Programme has been designed to support and nurture… Continue Reading →

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 sustainability@dmu.ac.uk 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 →

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