Thursday, 12 June 2014

Education for Sustainability in Higher Education Conference:  Achievements and Prospects – CALL FOR ABSTRACTS  

Thursday 8th January 2015, Plymouth University 

Hosted by PedRIO and the Centre for Sustainable Futures

This coming January sees the end of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), the ten-year anniversary of HEFCE’s influential policy document Sustainable Development in Higher Education, and marks ten years since the Centre for Sustainable Futures (CSF) was established here at Plymouth University, with the ambitious goal to embed sustainability across university policy and practice, particularly in teaching and learning. This conference will bring together, showcase, and celebrate achievements in sustainability-related teaching and learning, Continuing Professional Development (CPD), pedagogic research, resource development, hybrid learning space design, and whole institutional change. Abstracts for research papers and posters (500 words maximum) are welcome on the following themes:

  • ESD Pedagogy: Criticality, Creativity and Collaboration
  • Innovative Learning Spaces for sustainability education 
  • Towards the Sustainable University 

For more information and to submit an online abstract click here.

Adam Fisher
Manager of PedRIO  
Room 116, 3 Endsleigh Place,
Plymouth University,
Devon PL4 8AA
Tel: 01752 588943


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