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Wednesday, June 8 • 9:00am - 4:30pm
Workshop: Perspectives on Sustainability in Higher Education: Inviting and Leveraging Change (9:00 - 4:30) LIMITED

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There’s increasing belief that higher education has a responsibility to prepare graduates to live and lead sustainably. This workshop focuses on ways to create change in higher education to align more closely with sustainability goals.

In this workshop, Vivian and Janet will juxtapose two ways of thinking about sustainability to stimulate dialogue and reflection.

Workshop participants will:
  • Review visions of sustainability and models of education for sustainable development;
  • Explore the ways that these visions and models are reflected in real world initiatives and programs; and
  • Apply these ideas to your own institutional contexts and roles.

Participants will come away with a blueprint for embodying sustainability through teaching practice and course design, and for making change at their institution.

Vivian Neal, Educational Consultant, Teaching and Learning Centre, Simon Fraser University
Janet Pivnick, Educational Consultant, Teaching and Learning Centre, Simon Fraser University

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Vivian Neal

Educational Consultant, Simon Fraser University
Education for Sustainability
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Janet Pivnick

Educational Developer, Centre for Educational Excellence, Simon Fraser University
I support faculty in addressing topics that require significant transformation in perspective in their students and themselves. Bringing together a doctorate in Philosophy of Education, a background in culture change, and extensive experience in the environmental field, I take great... Read More →

Wednesday June 8, 2016 9:00am - 4:30pm PDT
Carrera Conference Room (Third Floor)

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