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The BUP Teachers’ Course starts in September 2022

2022-05-31T05:58:18+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. Application deadline is 18.8.2022. Course duration in total: September 2022–March 2023. This includes two workshops: 11–13.10 2022 at Tallinn University, Estonia. February/March [...]

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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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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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Reunion of the BUP Teachers’ Courses 2017–2020

2021-03-31T12:35:32+00:00March 31st, 2021|For teachers, News|

The core of the teachers’ courses has been the work called The Change Project. I.e. reshape a currently existing course or study program towards the concepts of the Sustainable Development Goal #4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. The online reunion of the BUP Teachers’ Courses 2017–2020 arranged on March 23–24, 2021 gave a chance to share experiences and best practices with the BUP colleagues and on the same time inspire for future work and communication. We were happy to hear about the progress and challenges from 28 Change Projects, and will plan [...]

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The webinar series Implementing sustainability at universities available on youtube

2021-03-15T15:12:48+00:00March 15th, 2021|For teachers, News, Research|

The webinar series Implementing sustainability at universities is now finished – at least for the spring 2021. The four webinars discussed how we can implement sustainability at universities in respect of teaching, research and campus greening. The whole series can be watched on Baltic University Programme's youtube channel. The webinar series arranged by BUP Finland together with Baltic University Programme was popular, with ca a hundred participants in each webinar. There are plans on arranging more webinars in the autumn 2021 related to the same theme, education for sustainable development (ESD). The speakers where Arjen Wals, Professor Transformative Learning for [...]

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Webinar series: Implementing sustainability at universities

2021-02-24T10:40:31+00:00February 16th, 2021|Events, For teachers, News|

How can we implement sustainability at universities in respect of teaching, research and campus greening? 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: 08 December 2020: Arjen Wals, Professor Transformative Learning for Socio-ecological Sustainability, Wageningen University, the Netherlands. 12 January 2021: Shepherd Urenje, Specialist in teacher education at SWEDESD – Swedish International Centre of Education for Sustainable Development, Uppsala university, [...]

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