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BUP Finland holds the BUP Presidency in the autumn 2022

2022-09-05T07:29:14+00:00August 30th, 2022|News|

The BUP National Centra in Finland holds the BUP Precidency in the autumn 2022. The holder of the BUP Presidency is responsible for the content and arrangement of BUP's annual events. The precidency also includes promotion of the BUP in the own country, along with additional events and activities aimed at strengthening the programme in the country and the region as a whole. In the autumn 2022 the following activities are arranged by BUP Finland: - The BUP Teachers’ Course, that starts in September 2022. - The online course Introduction to Education for Sustainable Development (5 cr), starting in September [...]

  • Ukraine Nature - Ecosystems have no boarders.

Invitation to attend the workshop “Ukraine Nature”

2022-08-29T13:04:15+00:00August 29th, 2022|News|

Dear colleague, You are hereby invited to attend a workshop that presents the project "Nature Conservation and Conflict in Ukraine: Determining War Damages to Nature Reserves in Ukraine", held online 13 September 2022. The Research and Transfer Centre "Sustainable Development and Climate Change Management" at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences is currently undertaking the project "Nature Conservation and Conflict in Ukraine: Determining War Damage to Nature Reserves in Ukraine" ("Ukraine Nature"). This is supported by the German Federal Environmental Foundation (Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt). Since the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces in February 2022, the world's attention has focused [...]

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Online course in ESD

2022-06-29T13:13:00+00:00June 29th, 2022|Courses for students, Courses for teachers|

Welcome to the online course: Introduction to Education for Sustainable Development (5 cr). The course is for students and educators who want to: • Understand ESD and how it broadens the holistic and interdisciplinary understanding of sustainability. • Understand how competencies like critical thinking, future scenarios skills and collaborative decision-making are promoted by ESD. • Understand the role of ESD in both formal and informal learning. • Get an insight of the state of ESD at the own university. Time: 20 September–9 December 2022. Teachers: Cecilia Lundberg & Annina Kainu, Åbo Akademi University. Registration opens: 8 August 2022. Deadline for [...]

  • A group of people standing in front of a screen showing the UN's sustainability goals.

The BUP Teachers’ Course starts in September 2022

2022-08-10T12:09:29+00:00May 31st, 2022|Courses for teachers, For teachers|

BUP Teachers’ Course, workshop in Lviv, Ukraine in March 2020. The BUP Teachers’ Course will be arranged again starting in the autumn 2022. The aim is to better integrate the UN Sustainable Development Goals into the teaching, courses and study programmes in higher education. The emphasis is on teaching methodology by e-learning and two workshops. The course also includes a project part and a possibility to publish the result of the project in a peer review journal. The application deadline has been extended to 1 September 2022.  Course duration in total: September 2022–March 2023. This includes two workshops: 11–13.10 [...]

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The BUP Teachers’ Day – online in April

2022-03-23T08:37:53+00:00March 23rd, 2022|Events, For teachers|

Welcome to join The BUP Teachers’ Day! Date: April 27, 2022. Time: 13–16 CET (= 14–17 EET). Location: e-event on Zoom. Open for all teachers in BUP! The BUP Teachers’ Day will be an afternoon filled with new inspiration, chance for sharing experience and best practice, and a perfect opportunity to get in touch with old friends and new contacts among the diverse community of teachers in higher education within the BUP. Program: 13.00                  Welcome and get together. 13.30                  “From a BUP course to Advancing ESD: Assessing UNESCOs Critical Key Competences”. Alice Annelin & Gert-Olof Boström, Umeå University, Sweden. [...]

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Support for Ukrainian scholars and scientists

2022-03-18T12:20:50+00:00March 18th, 2022|News|

Åbo Akademi University, where BUP Finland's National Centre is located, supports Ukrainian university students by offering them the possibility to study courses without fees. There are two different options: Supplementary studies for non-degree students or Open University courses. More information on the university's webpage Special arrangements for Ukrainian students. The coordinating secretariat at The Baltic University Programme have put together different initiatives in Europe and the rest of the world which aims to help scholars and scientists affected by the war in Ukraine. The Baltic Science Bridge is an initiative by the BUP Associate Secretariat at the Hamburg University of [...]

  • Statement regarding the war in Ukraine.

BUP’s statement regarding the war in Ukraine

2022-03-07T14:31:21+00:00March 7th, 2022|For students, For teachers, News|

This is to inform all BUP colleagues about the current situation for the Baltic University Programme (BUP) as an organisation in light of the war in Ukraine. The BUP strongly condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and offers our wholeheartedly support to those colleagues and students most affected by the war. The latest week the BUP board and the coordinating secretariat have waited for clear directives from Uppsala University and the Swedish government on how our cooperation within the BUP can continue. We had to get clear directives since the BUP is a government assignment at Uppsala University. The directives we [...]

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The webinar series ESD & Digitalisation is now available on Youtube

2022-02-23T09:53:08+00:00February 23rd, 2022|News, Research|

The webinar series ESD & Digitalisation: Implications of Digital Technology for Education Policy and Practice is now as a whole available on Youtube. The series consists of four presentations related to digitalisation and education. Yash Chawla, assistant Professor, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland: “Predictors and Outcomes of Individual Knowledge on Early-Stage Pandemic: Social Media, Information Credibility, Public Opinion, and Behaviour in a Large-Scale Global Study”. Shepherd Urenje, Specialist at SWEDESD, Uppsala University, Sweden: “Smart Phones, Gorillas and Armed Conflicts”. Jukka Manner, Professor, Aalto University, Finland: “Sustainable or Negative ICT? The Impact of ICT in Respect of Energy and [...]

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Become a BUP Student Ambassador for the spring 2022

2022-01-18T08:58:10+00:00January 18th, 2022|For students, News|

The BUP Coordinating Secretariat calls for students and PhD students at BUP Participating Universities, who are interested in becoming Student Ambassadors during the spring term of 2022. The role of Student Ambassadors is to cooperate with the Participating Universities to serve as a contact person between their home university and its students and the BUP Coordinating Secretariat in Uppsala as well as the National Centra, in Finland at Åbo Akademi University. For more information about the task, value, schedule and applying, please see BUP's web page.

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