Education

Aware of the importance of assuming a perspective of lifelong and lifewide learning, the Education WG focuses on the different education modalities for sustainable development. This Working Group aims at highlighting best practices and proposing approaches, teaching and educational methods, effective in ensuring that all members of the university community (students, faculty, technical and administrative staff) know about the 2030 Agenda and the principles of sustainable development.

Deputy coordinator

Calvano Gabriella

Università degli Studi di Bari

View the full composition of the Working Group here

 

The sub-working groups active in the Education WG are:

  1. Sustainability Literacy
  2. Ethics
  3. Teacher Training
  4. Lifelong Learning

NEWS

Friday 21 April 2023
The most important international mobilization day of caring for the Planet returns for the 53rd Earth Day

2023 Sustainability Literacy - Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro

Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro has activated the Teaching-Laboratory "Agenda 2030: Know to Participate" which aims to ensure a Sustainability Literacy course to promote knowledge of the 2030 Agenda

Volunteers for Education: a project of Save the Children

Join the project and become a volunteer for Save the Children by helping minors aged 9 to 17 in their studies, affected by the educational crisis produced by the Covid-19 pandemic. Your support will make a difference!

OK!CLIMA Project - The climate can be touched with your own hands

Description: free training course aimed at researchers and technicians working in the environmental field and science communicators

Call 4 Ideas - MIND Education

Deadline: May 31, 2023 

Description: first Call 4 Ideas of MIND Education on the theme Big data for gender equality. Teams producing the best ideas will present their project at MIND Education's closing event in June 2023

Conference "Ethics and sustainability: what role for universities?"

Conference organized in Bologna on October 18, 2022 by the RUS Education Working Group. The event is included in the ASviS Sustainable Development Festival calendar.

Conference "Educating for Sustainability in Universities - From Individual Actions to Network Policies"

Conference organized in Bari on October 7, 2022 by the RUS Education Working Group. The event is included in the ASviS Sustainable Development Festival calendar.

Insight materials

Documents of WG

 
Presentation of WG
 
Documents produced
October 7, 2022 - Conference "Educating for Sustainability in Universities - From Individual Actions to Network Policies" - Sustainability Literacy: The RUS Proposal
 

More documents

For more materials and insights on Education for Sustainable Development, you can consult the ASVIS website at  this link

 

2022 - SDSN/Spotlight - Video Collection Initiative to share knowledge of professors, researchers and practitioners in the Sustainable Development Network

2022 - Università degli Studi di Torino - Lessico e nuvole: le parole del cambiamento climatico. A Scuola!

 
2017 - SDSN Australia / Pacific - Getting started with the SDGs in Universities - Guidelines for Accelerating University Actions to Achieve the SDGs.
 
 
10 luglio 2017 - Italian University Network for Sustainable Development (RUS) - La didattica per lo sviluppo sostenibile negli Atenei italiani - Best practice