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Greening the Heart of Postsecondary Education
August 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDTFree
What does “greening the heart of education” look like at the postsecondary level? What are the big questions we must pose — and answer — if colleges and universities are to contribute to safeguarding the viability of the biosphere? What can different stakeholders do? This webinar will present the rationale for transformative changes at the heart of what we do at the postsecondary level, especially in curriculum, in how we teach, and in institutional behavior.
Julie Johnston, Associate Faculty, Royal Roads University
Julie Johnston is currently an Associate Faculty member in the College of Interdisciplinary Studies at Royal Roads University near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, where she developed an introductory course on sustainable development and is teaching it to first-year international students. She works with educators around the world as a sustainability education consultant with GreenHeart Education (www.greenhearted.org). Julie lives on Pender Island, BC, where she facilitated an innovative family learning program at the local community school for 10 years, and enjoys the bald eagles and orca whales.