ESD-Net 2030 Learning Webinar on ESD Pedagogies

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ESD-Net 2030 Learning Webinar on ESD Pedagogies

To promote knowledge sharing, collaboration, and mutual learning ESD-Net 2030 is organizing a series of learning webinars in March, May and September 2023 on ESD pedagogy to highlight and promote innovative practices in ESD. This interactive learning series will focus on sharing and strengthening pedagogical approaches and key competencies in ESD through a broad range of topics and issues. 

The online webinar will take place on Thursday, 30 March 2023, 13:00-15:00 CEST. This 2 hour event will feature four organizations working to bring ESD practices to life in various settings across the world. Each organization will carry out a short workshop (in parallel online breakout rooms) by facilitators from diverse organizations.

IAU is pleased to have been selected as one of the workshop implementers. The breakout session will focus on “Higher Education & ESD: Taking a transdisciplinary approach to teaching based on SDG 4 and ESD at universities".

Please join our group of ESD champions on Thursday, 30 March.

Further details can be found in the concept note here.

Please register here.


After an opening segment by Unesco, participants will be invited to join a breakout room. The IAU Breakout Session (group D) will focus on higher education. 

The central question to panellists and participants will be: Why and how to teach ESD through a transdisciplinary approach?

A selection of challenges will be shared with the discussants who will address these and propose ways to overcome them.


Presenters and discussants from universities:

  • Charles Hopkins, Charles Hopkins, Unesco Chair, York University, Canada, SDG 4 IAU HESD Cluster
  • Toshiya Aramaki, Deputy Director, SDGs Promotion Center; Dean, the Faculty of Global and Regional Studies, Toyo University, Japan
  • Rosie Latchford, Students organising for Sustainability (SOS-UK)
  • Daiva Penkauskienė, MRU Associate Professor at the Faculty of Human and Social Studies, Institute of Educational Science and Social Work, Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania



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