We have been witnessing a growth in interest in the focus on sustainability in English Language Teaching in recent months. This has inevitably been as a result of the lead up to CoP 26. Read more
The Green Research in Education Group (GRiEG) met Tuesday November 2nd to discuss a draft paper (watch this space for the finished version) on the effects of aviation on the climate crisis, and to formulate plans for actions in the University of Manchester Institute of Education (MIE), and university wide.
In May 2014 community of practice participants met to discuss the UoM Sustainable World Grand Challenge pilot event. The event was piloted in order to gain insights into how to approach future ‘grand challenge’ signature events. The Sustainable World event is one of three potential ‘grand challenge’ events being considered as an offer to all UG students at the University. The first year event will address sustainability issues, and in the successive two years the topics will be ‘social justice’ and ‘work place ethics’. Read more
The CoP community is finding effective ways of integrating ‘sustainability’ into the curriculum at the UoM. This post on the Curio Challenge briefly summarizes key themes covered thus far. You can participate in the Curio Challenge by going to the Forum link and clicking the link Curio Challenge. Read more
On October the 15th the community discussed ways of integrating campus or city-based sustainability related activities and projects into the curriculum, and the potential value of ‘place-based’ activities within the curriculum. Read more
Terry was a fine activist scholar, a model of this concept. And we wish to celebrate his life as such, and tell of our experience of Terry and his recent work with us. Read more