We are happy to announce BUP Teachers Conference on Education for Sustainable Development
that will be organised 25-28 October 2015 in Rogów, Poland.
The conference will deal with the challenges regarding education for sustainability in higher education, and sustainability teaching materials and experiences. The new global Sustainable Development Goals and the role of universities is one focus area.
Participants from all countries in the BUP network representing different universities and different disciplines are welcome.
Professor, BUP director Lars Rydén will guide us through the conference. Our aims are to provide an opportunity to exchange knowledge, share experiences, develop competencies, and establish professional contacts. The conference will include lectures, workshops and participants’ presentations (10 min) and posters; the emphasis is on active participation of all participants. There will be some "homework" for participants that will be sent later before the conference.
After acceptance to the conference the participants are asked to send the titles of their presentations/posters. There is also the possibility to publish the conference presentation in the Polish scientific journal “Studia Periegetica”, Following the aims of the conference we welcome teachers from all academic areas.
Interested teachers are kindly asked to fill an application form and write a motivation letter (max 200 words) with a description of themselves and information on why participation in this teachers training is important to them.
Applications should be sent to Lyudmyla Babak no later than 6th of October 2015.
The Baltic University Programme will cover all expenses for the participating teachers in connection with the conference – accommodation, full board and transportation from Warsaw to Rogow and back included. Travel costs to and from Warsaw will be the responsibility of the participants and their universities.
However there is a possibility for representatives from Belarus, Russia and Ukraine to have their travel costs partially covered. For more information please contact Sinikka Suomalainen