Education for the Sustainable Development Goals at DMU

Weds 26th Jan: Change Please Launch @ Riverside Café

Riverside Café in the Vijay Patel building has recently changed their coffee supplier from Ily to a new social enterprise called Change Please. Change Please are a social enterprise set up to tackle the issue of homelessness in the UK,… Continue Reading →

New exciting opportunity for BAL, ADH and HLS students (Monday 7 February 2022, 9am)

DMU Global is offering 30 students the opportunity to take part in a one-day social entrepreneurship workshop on campus in March 2022.  The workshop is based on a real UNDP Partner social enterprise in India called Paryavaran Mitra (Friends of… Continue Reading →

10th Nov 2020: Real-Life Learning Conference and Materials

The Centre for Academic Innovation (CAI) and the Public Engagement and Education for Sustainable Development project held an online mini-conference on Wednesday 10 November 2020, 10am-1pm exploring the concept of Real-Life Learning. Details and resources from the event are below: About… Continue Reading →

Student Case Study: Saja Elmishri and Textile Design

Saja Elmishri is a Textile Design DMU Graduate (2019) who was inspired to make sustainability a focus of her career by her studies at DMU. This case study Q&A explores what happened at DMU and what Saja did next, including… Continue Reading →

20th Jan 2022: How to take part in the SDG Teach-in (webinar)

Join this free event from 3pm to 4pm on Thurs 20th January to learn how to take part in this year’s SDG Teach-in. Full details and a registration form are AVAILABLE HERE. Information about the webinar from SOS-UK: The SDG… Continue Reading →

Drop-in Workshops for Education2030 and SDG Teach-in

DMU’s Education for Sustainable Development project are hosting drop-in sessions to provide a space for colleagues to discuss and elicit feedback on how to address sustainability and the SDGs through teaching, learning and assessment. This could focus on: How learning… Continue Reading →

10th Dec: World Human Rights (Equality and Social Justice) Day

Part of an ONLINE series of lectures to mark World Awareness Days, we are pleased to invite you to mark Human Rights Day. About this event Chaired by Professor Julia J.A. Shaw, Professor of Law & Justice, Director of the… Continue Reading →

1st Dec: Introduction to Education for Sustainable Development (staff training)

This DMU staff training session will introduce the concept of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and its relevance and application at DMU. The session will use case studies in a problem-based learning approach to support staff in finding innovative ways… Continue Reading →

24th Nov and 1st Dec: Carbon Literacy Training (students)

An inspiring one-day interactive course to learn the basics of climate change and carbon footprints and to develop your plan to take action – individually and collectively. Session one on Weds 24 Nov (2-5pm); Session two on Weds 1 Dec… Continue Reading →

POSTPONED 15th Nov: Five Game-Changing Policies for Climate Action in Universities

Moving towards zero carbon emissions will mean big changes in business-as-usual practices within organisations. This interactive session explores five game-changing policy changes that organisations like DMU could adopt – affecting our expectations around travel, energy use and more. A session… Continue Reading →

11th Nov: Going Net Zero: A toolkit for community organisations in Leicester

How can community organisations in Leicester respond to climate change? This event shares ideas from the pilot of a new self-service toolkit for community organisations in the city, highlighting how to measure your emissions, key steps to reduce your carbon… Continue Reading →

10th Nov: Systems Thinking and the Climate Crisis

A 2-hour interactive workshop exploring Systems Thinking, how this relates to climate change and how insights from engaging with complex issues systemically can be applied to any field. Intended for: DMU Staff Registration: via DMUHub Staff Development bookings Full Description:… Continue Reading →

Sustainability Advocates – Kickstart meeting

A chance to meet other Sustainability Advocates at DMU and take part in a range of engaging discussions led by DMU’s Sustainability Team to explore opportunities for you to learn and make a difference this year. In-person in Bede house… Continue Reading →

10-11 Nov: Natwest/DMU Sustainability Hackathon (2-day)

A 2-day interactive event open to all – a chance to develop entrepreneurial skills and work together in teams of 5 to come up with solutions for businesses engaging with the climate crisis. Weds 10 November (10am to 12.30pm) and… Continue Reading →

10th Nov: Real-Life Learning Mini-Conference at DMU

The Centre for Academic Innovation (CAI) and the Public Engagement and Sustainability teams are holding an online mini-conference on Wednesday 10 November, 10am-1pm. This virtual event will explore the pedagogy of experiential, community and business-engaged approaches to learning at DMU. Book your… Continue Reading →

COP26 Podcast from DMU’s Enterprise and Business Services team

DMU’s Enterprise and Business Services team have put together a short podcast exploring what will be happening at the COP26 climate talks, some implications for local businesses and even options for crossing the atlantic without flying! Go to Soundcloud HERE… Continue Reading →

8th Nov: The Climate Crisis and DMU Courses

In this workshop, we will look at how climate change can be linked to teaching and learning activities here at DMU. We will start with a short presentation from Dr Iain Cross and Dr Alina Congreve who have recently worked… Continue Reading →

8th Nov: COP-OUT – Youth and Community Development Climate Conference

The world is on fire! The ice fields are melting. Our weather systems have gone crazy – with floods, droughts, disasters. The clock is ticking. Can we save the human race and protect our planet? The Youth & Community Development… Continue Reading →

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