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.


10:00Arrival and registration


Welcome and introduction

HEA representative The Higher Education Academy

Jim Longhurst, UWE Bristol


Proposed HEFCE Sustainable Development Framework

Andrew Smith, HEFCE


QAA /HEA Education for Sustainability Development reference point

Dr Laura Bellingham, QAA


Developments in ESD practice in UK HEIs

Simon Kemp, HEA


Students and ESD

Charlotte Taylor and Rachel Drayson, NUS


ESD at UWE Bristol

Prof Jim Longhurst and Dr Georgina Gough, UWE



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)


Final plenary

Prof. Jim Longhurst, UWE

16:00Close of event

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