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Event Report: Learn & Teach SDGs at DMU

On Thursday 27th June, DMU’s Education for Sustainable Development Forum hosted the Learn & Teach SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) event for DMU students and staff. We had a brilliant turn out and a great response from many of the attendees…. Continue Reading →

Case Study: Embedding the SDGs into Fashion Business (Fiona Bailey)

Fashion Business A and Fashion Business B bring sustainability into the core of the modules. Students learn about innovative sustainable design in Fashion Business A and begin to put it into practice throughout Fashion Business B.   What was the… Continue Reading →

Case Study: Sustainability in Street Law, an Extra-Curricular Activity (Dr Alwyn Jones)

Street law is an extra-curricular activity that helps to educate students and others on the law through the use of mock trails, and presentations for schools and the community. Frequently the issues worked on in Street Law relate to the… Continue Reading →

Case Study: Embedding the SDGs into Pre-Sessional English in the centre for English Language Learning (CELL) (Phil Rule)

The Pre-sessional English programme in the Centre for English Language Learning (CELL) teaches international students English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. The main goal is to prepare them for the academic year, meaning they are also taught aspects of… Continue Reading →

Case Study: Using the UN’s SDGs in the teaching of Human Rights Law (Dr Irene Antonopoulos, FRSA)

The Human Rights (LLBP2002) module links the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to human rights issues, helping students to link them into their working practice as well as their everyday lives. What was the programme or module It is the… Continue Reading →

Case Study: Using engineering designs to solve SDG related issues in communities (Dr Leticia Ozawa-Meida and Dr Kegong Diao)

This 2nd year module uses the Engineering without Borders (EwB) challenge for groups of students to create design solutions for SDG related issues in communities.   What was the programme or module? The Project Management (ENGD2010) module. It is available… Continue Reading →

Case Study: Using the SDGs to Research ICT Issues within Developing Countries (Dr Kutoma Wakunuma)

Dr Kutoma Wakunuma created this new module to contribute towards DMU’s goals surrounding Social Good. It allows students to research the ICT issues of a chosen country, in the context of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).   Dr Kutoma Wakunuma… Continue Reading →

Case Study: Creating Public Relations Campaigns for Social Change Using the SDGs (Dr Indrani Lahiri)

Dr Indrani Lahiri created an assessment and teaching plan which enabled students to create their own social change campaign based on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).   What was the programme or module? The Public Relations module on the… Continue Reading →

DMU Gains Responsible Futures Accreditation

De Montfort University (DMU), partnered with De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU), are now 1 of only 15 Responsible Futures Accredited institutions. Responsible Futures is a project ran by the NUS which focusses on embedding sustainability and social responsibility across a… Continue Reading →

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