Facilitated workshop on the Future of Sustainability Education at UBC

Free event open to all who are interested. WEDNESDAY MARCH 12 4-6pm at UBC ROBSON SQUARE (PART OF Research Awareness Week www.research.ubc.ca) Is a University Education Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution? This participatory workshop will focus on the role of universities in creating a sustainable future. The following questions will be explored: * What is sustainability education? * How does it relate to technology? * How does it relate to global issues, global citizenship? * How does it relate to ethical, social and historical issues? * What is happening at UBC to create sustainability education programs? * What are the barriers and pathways associated with the creation of these programs? * What role does research play? Facilitators: George Spiegelman, Director, Environmental Sciences Program Rob Van Wynsberghe, Institute of Health Promotion and Research (IHPR), UBC Janet Moore, Department of Curriculum Studies (CUST), Sustainable Development Research Institute (SDRI), UBC Time: 4 – 6 pm Location: UBC Robson Square (800 Robson Street)- Room C150 Registration: This event is free of charge, but please pre-register by phoning 604-822-1700.
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