Education for the Sustainable Development Goals at DMU

Case Study: Driving SDG Awareness through Systems Thinking (Neil McBride)

This case study by Neil McBride from DMU’s Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility looks at Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Awareness through Systems Thinking…..  Through what DMU course are you teaching about sustainability and the SDGs? IMAT2421 is a second-year… Continue Reading →

Case Study: SDGs and Accounting and Finance (Fred Mear)

In this case study, Fred Mear from DMU’s Business and Law faculty and PRME Working Group, describes how the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are linked to his courses on public sector accounting and finance… Through what DMU course are… Continue Reading →

Case Study: Sustainability and Marketing (Roger Saunders)

Roger Saunders from DMU’s Business and Law Faculty and PRME working group introduces how sustainability issues are addressed in relation to Marketing courses at DMU… Through what DMU course are you teaching about sustainability and the SDGs? I teach Principles… Continue Reading →

Support for Climate Action Plans in Leicester

An offer of support from DMU to Community Organisations in Leicester to identify actions to respond to the climate emergency… Part of a Leicester community organisation? Free support available to develop your climate emergency action plan Leicester City Council is… Continue Reading →

Case Study: SDGs and European Economic Issues (Denys Nizalov)

This case study by DMU’s Denys Nizalov looks at how the UN Sustainable Development Goals are addressed through teaching on European Economics… Through what course are you teaching about sustainability? ‘European Economic Issues’, which is a 2nd year elective module… Continue Reading →

Case Study: Policing and the SDGs (Abdul Miah)

DMU’s Abdul Miah shares some experiences of linking the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to teaching of policing at DMU through the following Q&A… 1: Introduce your module – what does it cover, how many students take it and what… Continue Reading →

Case Study: ‘T-Extinction’ and Responsible Fashion

This case study Q&A with DMU’s Sally Gaukrodger-Cowan explores an innovative approach to exploring Responsible Fashion with students…  The project is called T-Extinction – what is it about, who helped to develop it and who can take part? The project… Continue Reading →

Responsible Futures – Putting Sustainability at the Heart of Education

Overview SOS-UK is an education charity (student led) that focusses on sustainability. Through their work they are trying to encourage students to be leaders on sustainability, have it embedded throughout education and make it inclusive so every group has a… Continue Reading →

New 2021 dates for DMU’s ESD Intro course

DMU’s introductory course that offers key ideas about teaching Education for Sustainable Development and a space for discussion/reflection has some new dates for 2021. Sessions will take place as follows: Thursday 1 July  9.30-11.30  Wednesday 1 Sep  9.30-11.30  Tuesday 5… Continue Reading →

Case Study: Sustainability in Placements in Computing Engineering and Media

This short case study by Ben Onyido, Placement Tutor in DMU’s faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media (CEM), explores how sustainability issues are being linked to student placements… University placements are a prominent form of supervised work-based learning. They involve… Continue Reading →

Case Study: PRME and responsible management education in DMU’s Faculty of Business and Law

In this short case study, DMU’s Leanne de Main (Associate Dean Academic, Faculty of Business and Law BAL)) describes how the faculty recently achieved accreditation through the ‘PRME’ framework – which articulates Principles of Responsible Management Education…  Can you briefly… Continue Reading →

DMU contributions at AdvanceHE Sustainability Symposium

A recent ‘Sustainability Symposium’ event held on March 25th 2021 by Advance HE has highlighted the increasing profile of sustainable development issues in the Higher Education sector, and the new sector guidance on Education For Sustainable Development. The event featured… Continue Reading →

10th June 2021: ESD Forum focus on climate education in DMU courses

EVENT POSTPONED – REVISED DATE TO FOLLOW SHORTLY 10th June 2021, 2pm to 3pm – ‘The Climate Crisis and DMU Courses’: how do we make the climate crisis feature in our taught courses and activities at DMU? To join the… Continue Reading →

Case Study: Sustainability and DMU Global

The DMU Global team organises and coordinates international experiences for DMU students, and have developed a number of initiatives over recent years to link their work to sustainable development issues. Through the Q&A below, Owen Sheridan (DMU’s Deputy Head of… Continue Reading →

2021 DMU SeeD Grant funded projects

The Sustainability team at DMU reports on the successful applicants in the 2020/21 DMU Sustainability Seed Grant funding project. The funding was set up to provide funding to kickstart small-scale sustainability projects at DMU and in the surrounding community. The… Continue Reading →

6th May 2021: Panel discussion event – “we can call lead change for sustainability”

This one-hour panel discussion explores the idea that we can all play an active part in making change happen to promote sustainability and social justice. Our panel draws upon a diverse group of change-makers, working in different areas (sustainable energy;… Continue Reading →

Case Study: ESD in DMU’s PGCAP course for academic staff

Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is led in DMU’s Academic Development team by Ian Coleman. Ian has had a long-standing engagement in sustainability issues and was a recent participant in the world-leading ESD training led by the ‘Earth Charter Center… Continue Reading →

25th May 2021: ‘Sustainability is Everywhere’ – DMU Practice-Sharing Event

“Sustainability is Everywhere” – Tuesday 25th May 2021, 9.30am to 11am. This event, hosted by DMU’s Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) project, highlighted innovative practices from across the institution on linking sustainable development issues to educational activities. View the session… Continue Reading →

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