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 [...]
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 [...]
Webinar series: ESD & Digitalisation: Implications of Digital Technology for Education Policy and Practice
Which are the opportunities that COVID-19 brings for reform and innovation in education? Do we also see opposite implications? Baltic University Programme (BUP) is organizing a webinar series where these topics are discussed. The main target group for the webinar series is teachers in higher education, especially within the BUP, however the webinars are open for everyone interested. Each webinar is arranged at 14–15 CET. The programme 16 November 2021: 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 [...]
Due to the current situation regarding the coronavirus covid-19, BUP SAIL for Teachers 2020 will be POSTPONED to August 2021. More information about application deadline and other details coming up later on. The plan was for the course to start in Mariehamn, Åland Islands, on the sailing vessel, the galeas Albanus, and arrive in Visby, Gotland to connect to the BUP Symposium 2020 in Visby. Also the BUP Symposium is postponed! *** BUP SAIL for Teachers 2020 – Sustainability Applied in International Teaching and Learning Are you active and open minded, inspired for a new experience and adventure? SAIL combines teaching [...]
Sail for Teachers is a week long course on board the tall ship STS Fryderyk Chopin. In 2019 the cruise went from Szczecin in Poland on the 26th of June and ended in Aalborg, Denmark on the 3rd of July. One of the important things on the course is to share knowledge. The presentations from the sail 2019 are now published on The Baltic University Programme's web page. Please, see: http://www2.balticuniv.uu.se/bup-3/new-and-past-bup-events/2019-events/sail-for-teachers-2019
Education for Sustainable Development in Higher Education The course focuses on implementation of the SDG’s in learning methods in Higher Education. The participants will better integrate the UN Sustainable Development Goals into their own practical teaching and study programmes. The emphasis is especially to strengthen the goals #4 Quality education, #12 Responsible consumption and production, and #13 Climate action. Target group Educators, teachers, and researchers in Higher Education within the Baltic University Programme. Applicants from outside the BUP are also welcome. Application deadline has been extended until 19.8.2019. Date September 2019–March 2020 Online material, exercises and discussions in groups Two [...]
SAIL for Teachers is a week long course onboard the tall ship STS Fryderyk Chopin. This summer In 2019 the cruise will begin in Szczecin, Poland on the 26th of June and end in Aalborg, Denmark on the 3rd of July.