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1st Dec: Introduction to Education for Sustainable Development (staff training)
December 1, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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 to address sustainability in their approaches to learning, teaching and assessment.
The session will highlight and discuss the values and worldviews that drive sustainability, including care for nature, social justice, fairness, equality and more.
- Be able to articulate the purpose, principles and pedagogy of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD),
- Discuss the implications of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the Earth Charter for higher education learning and teaching
- Explore how ESD can be applied within their own teaching and learning context and discipline
- Be aware of DMU examples of ESD practice, and of support, course design toolkits and resources to support implementation of ESD
Book to attend using the MyDevelopment tab on DMUHub – further sessions will take place later in 2021/22 also.