New Course on Education for Sustainable Development in Higher Education
SWEDESD, together with Åbo Akademi University and the Baltic University Programme (BUP), have developed a new course for university teachers that will run from September 2017 to February 2018.
Mass youth experiment about source criticism
Young people around Sweden are being invited to take part in a major research project on source criticism in digital media. Signing-on starts in May and the mass experiment will be conducted in September 2017.
Recommendations for reorienting teacher education to advance Sustainable Development Goals
SWEDESD is presenting the results from the first Swedish International Global Action Programme on Education for Sustainable Development conference held in Visby 2016. The report contains recommendations for reorienting teacher education and includ...
Open seminar on climate change at Campus Gotland
Kevin Anderson, Uppsala University’s second holder of the Zennström Visiting Professorship in Climate Change Leadership will visit Gotland for an open lecture on climate change challenges and to meet with representatives for local authorities.
Open seminar at Campus Gotland on Urban Sustainability
'Sustainability Talks' is a series of transdisciplinary seminars at Uppsala University - Campus Gotland. On the 16th of November 2016, Thomas Elmqvist, professor in Natural Resource Management at Stockholm Resilience Centre, will provide insights ...
New honorary doctor appointed by the Faculty of Educational Sciences
Jim Ryder, Professor of Science Education at the University of Leeds, has been appointed new honorary doctor at Uppsala University’s Faculty of Educational Sciences.
Sustainability Talks seminar series starting at Campus Gotland
Sustainability Talks is a series of transdisciplinary seminars starting at Campus Gotland with the ambition to link education and learning at Uppsala University with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Tablet use can benefit bilingual preschoolers
Bilingual preschool children can use digital tablets as a special resource. They can listen to books in their language, use pedagogical applications, and communicate with children in other preschools using for example Skype—which is particularly i...
SEK 8 Million grant for research in learning and sustainable development
In stiff competition, SWEDESD together with international partners have been granted funding to conduct research over three years on social learning and sustainability transformations.
Childhood and adolescence researchers awarded honorary doctorates
Professor Emeritus William Corsaro, Indiana, and Professor Jane Humphries, Oxford, have been given honorary doctorates by the Faculty of Educational Sciences at Uppsala University.
Stakeholders invited to discuss education for sustainable development at WEEC
SWEDESD and partners are facilitating a number of dialogues and workshops at the upcoming World Environment Education Congress (WEEC) in Gothenburg, Sweden, entitled People and Planet -How Can They Develop Together?