Sustainability

CQR and CEL: Creativity, the key to connectivity

The Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL) and the Centre for Qualitative Research (CQR) are natural allies for creative endeavours–in research and dissemination for CQR, and education or CEL. Members from both centres will be working together to share ideas, skills and resources across the fusion areas of Education, Research and Professional Practice. CEL are developing… Read more »

MA Corporate Communication students experience LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®

Tauheed Ramjaun, Lecturer In Corporate Communications, FMC attended a Lego workshop run by the Centre of Excellence. CEL has boxes of lego to loan out if you are interested in using it for education. Here is his report of using Lego. During this first week of teaching, I had the opportunity to apply the LEGO®… Read more »

The Heidelberg Center for the Environment (HCE) and Momentum Novum are organizing the Sustainable Development in Action (SDiA) Conference in the historical city of Heidelberg from November 1 to 3, 2018.

Designed as a forum through which both individuals and organisations (incl. HEIs) will engage with turning sustainability into concrete actions, participants will learn more about key areas of sustainable development from national and international experts. Additionally, they will directly put what they learned into practice in specially designed “Action Labs”, which include a start-up lab,… Read more »

Focus on Education for Sustainable Development

If you are beginning to think about the strategic vision of BU2025 you will be aware that within it is embedded the topic of sustainability. The fusion vison is to find ways to enrich society and for all to have responsibility for our actions that will impact the local and global environment. It is expected… Read more »

Book now for CELebrate2018

  Book now for CELebrate2018 here  In this year’s CELebrate symposium, we are convening a range of different opportunities to work with staff in thinking about approaches to large group teaching, learning and assessment. Our Keynote is from Sarah Knight (Jisc Digital Futures directorate) speaking on “How are students’ expectations and experiences of their digital… Read more »

Call for papers for World Renewable Energy Congress by 15 May 2018

Final Call for Abstracts – World Renewable Energy Congress 2018 Monday 30 July – Friday 3 August 2018 Venue: Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE Price: Please see conference flyer for prices Register your attendance by email > Kingston University is hosting this year’s World Renewable Energy Congress at Penrhyn… Read more »

CEL Education for Sustainable Development Teaching Award 2018- Now Open for Applications!

CEL Education for Sustainable Development Teaching Award 2018 – Now open for applications! Images of plastics in the environment are dominating the headlines.   What do you see in this photograph that you could use, or are already using, to educate your students about the UN Sustainable Development Goals?  Depending on your viewpoint:   What are… Read more »

Sulitest: Tool to assess Sustainability Literacy now at BU!

BU is signed up to Sulitest, the first sustainability literacy tool to measure, improve and develop sustainability literacy on a global scale and to help create and inspire global citizens. The sustainable literacy test which is known as Sulitest is a global platform for developing sustainable awareness. Used in 58 countries, it is helping organisations… Read more »

Meliora: International Symposium of Student Sustainability Research – 13 April 2018 – University of Southampton

Calling for students interested in sustainability – apologies for cross-posting ===== Come and join us at the third annual ‘Meliora International Symposium of Student Sustainability Research’, held at the University of Southampton on 13 April 2018! Each year, students from across the UK and the rest of the world, attend and present their research at… Read more »

Origami workshops

CEL are extending our creativity strand to consider how the creative making process is connected with teaching and learning Origami is an ancient practice of folding paper and the Japanese form arises from ‘ori’ meaning ‘to fold’ and ‘kami’ meaning ‘paper’. Origami is practiced worldwide and you may be familiar with folded ‘fortune tellers’ and… Read more »