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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

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 session CLICK THE LINK HERE. Email in advance to… 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, highlights innovative practices from across the institution on linking sustainable development issues to educational activities. You can join… Continue Reading →

12th and 13th May 2021: ESD and Systems Thinking Staff Training

DMU staff can enrol on two new training sessions that get to the heart of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) issues. A session on 12th May 2021 (2pm to 4pm) developed by Ian Coleman, Regina Frank, Jonathan Coope, Neil McBride… Continue Reading →

Upcoming online DMU Global sustainability courses

The DMU Global team are offering a range of online courses for DMU students over the coming months that engage with sustainable development issues… Pagoda Projects: Cultural Mentor Programme – 16-20 hour activity over 8 weeks. Deadline to apply Monday… Continue Reading →

23rd April 2021: New Advance HE QAA ESD Guidance at DMU

Putting societal impact and transformative experiences at the heart of our teaching: Introducing the new QAA guidance on Education for Sustainable Development for Universities Friday 23rd April, 11am to 12.30pm Microsoft Teams. Session Recording (1hr): CLICK HERE TO VIEW. This… Continue Reading →

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