The Washington & Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC) is a platform for empowering and inspiring change making, facilitating action, and for sharing, networking, and collaboration related to sustainability within the region’s higher education institutions.
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The University of Vermont (UVM) adopted a learning-outcomes-based general education sustainability requirement in Fall 2015. The requirement is unique because sustainability is a non-traditional general education theme, and general education requirements are routinely course-based, not learning-outcomes based. The learning-outcomes based nature of the requirement allowed us to create a flexible requirement with three options: taking […]
This webinar will offer three models for combining sustainability education and study abroad to prepare ecologically-minded citizens.
The Fourteenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability features research addressing the themes listed below. The 2018 conference includes a special focus: Forging Solidarity—Collective Sustainability Solutions in a Fragmenting World. Environmental Sustainability Sustainability in Economic, Social, and Cultural Context Sustainability Policy and Practice Sustainability Education
The conference will focus on what it will take to achieve the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It will offer opportunities to learn, network, collaborate and exhibit amongst development professionals from across Oregon. It will consist of multiple networking opportunities (including an evening reception), workshops, panel discussions, facilitated knowledge sharing and a forum focused on fostering partnership and collaboration. The SDGs, in short, are […]
After completing Northwest Earth Institute’s annual October EcoChallenge, participants often ask “How can we go deeper?” or “What are the next steps for me personally, or for my organization?” or “How can I keep my team engaged?” This 30-minute webinar facilitated by two long-term NWEI staffers, will answer these questions and more. During this webinar […]
The 2017 annual State of New York Sustainability Conference provides a platform for empowering and inspiring change, facilitating action, and for sharing, networking, and collaboration related to sustainability within the New York state’s higher education institutions.
This webinar will engage attendees on three essential elements of intersectionality in Sustainability Education: citizenship and sustainable development, character development in young learners, and the future of a sustainable society. We will discuss and ideate relative to an established character-based learning model for secondary school and undergraduate application, assessment of learning tools for this model, […]
This curriculum workshop will explore how educators can utilize unique role to inspire, inform, train today’s students to become tomorrow’s sust. champions.
This year’s trainings concentrate on three focus areas: Purpose, Optimism, and Innovation. Participants will learn how to cultivate in their students the skills needed not only survive, but thrive in today’s world. Training attendees will receive the latest curriculum and learning materials designed around these skills and work together on further exploring the needs of students in […]