HEA Education for Sustainable Development Thematic Seminar to be held at UWE

Issue date: 29 October 2013


UWE will be hosting an HEA funded seminar on 29 November 2013. The event will bring the QAA, HEA, HEFCE and NUS to UWE to present and discuss the latest Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) policy and practice developments (see programme attached).

Registration is required for this free seminar and must be done via the HEA website at:http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/detail/2014/Seminars/Themes/GEN876_UWE . Places are limited so please book as soon as possible.

Programme

10:00Arrival and registration

10:30

Welcome and introduction

HEA representative The Higher Education Academy

Jim Longhurst, UWE Bristol

10.45

Proposed HEFCE Sustainable Development Framework

Andrew Smith, HEFCE

11.05

QAA /HEA Education for Sustainability Development reference point

Dr Laura Bellingham, QAA

11:25

Developments in ESD practice in UK HEIs

Simon Kemp, HEA

11:50

Students and ESD

Charlotte Taylor and Rachel Drayson, NUS

12:10

ESD at UWE Bristol

Prof Jim Longhurst and Dr Georgina Gough, UWE

12:30Lunch

13:30

Workshop sessions (all participants to attend each one hour workshop)

Workshop 1: Influencing and engaging students (NUS and UWE Students' Union).

Workshop 2: Introduction to UWE sustainability learning resource (Dr Georgina Gough, UWE, Bristol)

15:45

Final plenary

Prof. Jim Longhurst, UWE

16:00Close of event

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