Archive for 'education'

International round-up: beating malnutrition, women’s leadership, girls’ education »

Sustainable development news from around the world: global agreement to beat malnutrition, women's leadership to transform societies, overcoming local barriers to girls' education.

Publications round-up: education, environmental monitoring, food policy, low-carbon transport »

The SDRN highlights recent publications on sustainable development, covering education for sustainable development, environmental monitoring in Natural England, food policy and low-carbon land transport.

Greening Education 2013: The foundations of a sustainable future »

London, 1 May 2013: Govtoday’s 3rd Annual National Greening Education Conference and Exhibition: The foundations of a sustainable future is presented in association with The Carbon Trust and Solar Schools.

One Planet Centre for London 2012 »

The One Planet Centre, now open in the London 2012 Athletes Village, will encourage athletes to make sustainability pledges and champion sustainable behaviours in their communities.

Understanding sustainable development in practice »

Dr Sarah Hills of UWE considers the need for better understanding of sustainable development and how to put it into practice, introducing a new masters course to equip students with skills for a sustainable future.

Training to fill Britain’s micro-renewable skills gap »

Rob Wellman, Development Manager at the National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies, introduces the academy and explains its remit to develop skills for a low carbon future.

The role of higher education in addressing sustainability »

In an extract from her opening chapter for a new UN commissioned report on sustainability in higher education, Professor Daniella Tilbury addresses questions about global commitment and progress in the sector.

Cambridge annual lecture series in sustainable development »

Cambridge University's 10th Annual Lecture Series in Sustainable Development will feature experts from leading universities, government bodies, multi-national corporations and international organisations.

Skills boost for Wales’ low carbon future »

Over the past 18 months, the Welsh Government has been working with industry-led Sector Skills Councils to deliver training to support a cultural shift in Wales' move to a low carbon economy.

Employers in Wales recognised for sustainable development work »

Two large employers in Wales have been recognised for their sustainable development and corporate social responsibility work through Healthy Working Wales, the Welsh Government’s workplace health programme.