IAU and CA are pleased to announce the call for papers for a special issue of the Higher Education Policy Journal “Higher Education and Research for Sustainable Development: A New Academic Discipline?”. The aim of the two Prizes, each awared with 2 000 EUR, is to promote research in the field of higher education policy by recognizing outstanding work by two scholars: one from IAU and one from CA Member Institutions or Organisations.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 16th January 2017.
An MoU between CA and IAU was signed at the COPERNICUS Alliance Conference 2016 in Vienna on 15th September 2016. This paves the way for cooperation on developing guidelines for integration of SD at all institutional levels to serve the UNESCO Global Action Plan of ESD.
- development of a joint special issue of the the Higher Education Policy journal
- allocation of funds for prizes for papers
- development of IAU HESD portal
- systematic mutual invitation to CA/IAU events
- development of professional training programmeon HESD leadership
For more details read the Memorandum of Understanding
The conference was held from September 14th-15th 2016 at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria. Have a look at the outcomes and photos!
On 24th November, the CA Conference 2015 took place in Madrid. It was a day packed with ideas and we thank everyone for their contributions! Presentations from the conference will be uploaded soon. Until that time you can see some photos from CA events in Madrid and also from UE4SD project events.
Please see the following photo galleries:
The Leading Practice Publication (LPP) is the result of nearly two years of work on the UE4SD project building on the knowledge and experience of 53 partners from 33 countries active in the area of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) at European higher education institutions (HEIs). In these two years (2013-2015), a wealth of information has been gathered and we are pleased to share with you some of the key findings and experiences gained during the project in this publication.
The Webinar on the topic "From global problems on ESD to local implementation in HE" is the first in a series developed by the Enabling Leadership for Transformational Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Development project. It is now available online.
A global alliance of tertiary and higher education sustainability networks, representing more than 3000 universities and colleges worldwide, today jointly issued an open letter urging Ministers and Governments to acknowledge and strengthen the research and education role that Universities and Colleges play in addressing climate change.
We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the CA Conference: Evaluation and Assessment of Higher Education for Sustainable Development, 24th November 2015 in Madrid, Spain.
Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability (GUPES) was launched in June 2012, in the lead up to RIO+20 and the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI). The partnership currently currently counts over 500 partners worldwide. The goal of GUPES is to promote the mainstreaming of environment and sustainability practices and curricula into universities by supporting innovative approaches to education.