Presentation on theme: "Embedding Sustainability in the LTHE Programme Paula Jones and Fumiyo Kagawa Centre for Sustainable Futures 2008."— Presentation transcript:
Embedding Sustainability in the LTHE Programme Paula Jones and Fumiyo Kagawa Centre for Sustainable Futures 2008
Sustainability Policy (point 6) Curriculum The University: Recognises the importance of developing sustainability-literate graduates possessing the skills and dispositions necessary for engagement with the sustainability agenda as professionals, citizens and in their personal lives; Commits to engaging all students with sustainability concepts and issues in an appropriate context through learning; Recognises the need for students to appreciate the interdisciplinary nature of the sustainability agenda; Invites all disciplines to consider how they might best embed sustainability within their curricula and utilise the learning and research opportunities provided by campus and community sustainability initiatives.
Sustainability Strategic Action Plan 4.7(2) Develop sustainability-related core and optional components for LTHE programme Action: Module development by November 2007; module available for 2008-9; input into core programme on negotiated basis from 2007-8 Timescale: Schumacher Reader, CSF (lead) Led by: EDaLT support in design and development Outcome/ Evaluation: ESD embedded in the LTHE core and optional programme; feedback from programme participants
Sustainability in Core and/or Optional Modules What might be the opportunities and challenges to embedding sustainability in the LTHE Core and Optional Modules? What are the next steps? (Practical issues? Support? Key deadlines?)