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.

Coordinator

Calvano Gabriella

Università degli Studi di Bari

Coordination of the WG in previous terms:

September 2017 - September 2023

Enrico Giovannini - Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”


 

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

“BE A CHANGE MAKER” CONTEST FOR SUSTAINABLE CAMPUS

Deadline: 10 September 2024

Description: the winner will have the opportunity to finalize their project through mentoring activities

WG activities

RUS Lesson Zero

Find all about every "Lesson Zero" activity on sustainability from RUS member Universities

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