Category Taught Curriculum

Do students care about sustainability?

This is a question that vexed me for many of the years that I’ve worked on sustainability at DMU. From my own perspective I know the importance of sustainability in creating a more equal and sustainable world that provides a… Continue Reading →

“Ambitious, Distinctive, Integrated” – what could embedded sustainability education look like at DMU?

In Summer 2018, DMU’s Education for Sustainable Development Forum consulted with colleagues on what it could look like if DMU successfully put Education for the Sustainable Development Goals at the heart of the learning experience at the university. Thirty staff from a… Continue Reading →

SDG Teach-in Workshop – DMU staff explore how to embed the SDGs in taught courses

On Wednesday 23rd January, the Sustainability Team at DMU held an SDG Teach In Workshop, which all staff were invited along to. The SDG Teach-in is an NUS scheme that aims to raise awareness for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),… Continue Reading →

Creating “fearless and brave advocates for the future of humanity.” DMU’s Prof Kevin Bampton on the SDGs and studying Law.

In this Q&A, DMU’s Prof. Kevin Bampton discusses the relevance of studying Law to the Sustainable Development Goals, and how sustainability has been a thread throughout his career… Firstly, what’s your personal link to sustainable development? How did you first… Continue Reading →

Case Study: Open classes for sustainability practitioners to co-learn with students (Dr Andrew Reeves)

This case study describes a novel approach of partnership working towards sustainability education, with local people being invited to co-learn alongside Masters students in timetabled classes… What was the programme or module? The Module is “Leading Change for Sustainability” (LCS),… Continue Reading →

Case Study: Textiles and the SDGs (Dr Claire Lerpiniere)

This case study gives an overview of how the environmental impacts of textiles and links to the concept of Circular Economy are integrated into a first year module on Textiles… What was the programme or module? Textile Contexts, a 1st… Continue Reading →

Case Study: Integrating SDGs within a Corporate Social Responsibility module (Dr Louise Obara)

Sustainable Development is a core concept linked to Corporate Social Responsibility. This case study describes how Dr Louise Obara makes the connections in a postgraduate business module… What was the programme or module? The module is called “Corporate Social Responsibility” and… Continue Reading →

Case Study: SDGs and Social Work (Prof Julie Fish)

Prof. Julie Fish linked the Sustainable Development Goals to the profession of Social Work and local stakeholder networks via a conference event in March 2018…  What was the programme or module? BA (hons) Social Work, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences…. Continue Reading →

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