Paul Warwick: Sustainability Education in HE – towards a pedagogy of hope, challenge and controversy?

This video can be seen alongside others from the Learning, Teaching and Assessment Open Lecture series and annual conferences on the EDU Vimeo channel.

In this session Paul considered the potential for Sustainability Education within Higher Education, drawing from recent international and national policy and research in support of an integrated and systemic reform approach towards Education for Sustainable Development. He presented a range of resources that have been specifically developed to help staff and students to engage critically and creatively with Sustainability Education.

Dr Paul Warwick helps to lead Sustainability Education at Plymouth University. He works within the Centre for Sustainable Futures and is responsible for supporting curriculum development, student engagement and participatory research relating to sustainability education. Paul has worked for ten years within Higher Education taking a leading role in developing a variety of educational innovation and reform initiatives primarily concerned with Citizenship Education and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
 In 2009 he was awarded a teaching fellowship for expertise and innovation in teaching related to the sustainability agenda at the University of Leicester. He founded a masters level course specifically geared towards teacher education in ESD and as director of a MA International Education programme pioneered a pathway specifically tailored towards innovation and reform in education.

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