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Delivering graduates to meet the challenges of the sustainable development goals:
embedding the development of ethical and sustainable values in the curriculum

13 & 14 June, 2017
to be held at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb, Croatia

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Colloquium Format - Download the Colloquium Flyer

Monday 12 June 19.00 welcome reception at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb

Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 June (am) the Colloquium will be structured around three sessions. In each session a keynote presentation, selected interventions by the Colloquium delegates and roundtable discussion.

13 June
9.00
Welcome and Introduction to the Colloquium
Session 1 Embedding ethical values in the curriculum 
Keynote Incorporating Ethics Across the Curriculum in the Life Sciences
David A. Knauft, Professor of Horticulture and Interim Head, Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication Department, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
                       Delegates' Contributions and Roundtable discussions
  Lunch
Session 2
13.30
 Embedding sustainable values in the curriculum
Keynote (not) Seeing the forest for the trees – the SDGs as a claim to Universities
Georg Gratzer, Professor, Institute of Forest Ecology, Department of Forest and Soil Sciences BOKU - University for Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
Keynote Using the SDGs as a catalyst for re-designing higher education in the Anthropocene
Arjen Wals, Professor Transformative Learning for Socio-Ecological Sustainability and UNESCO Chair of Social Learning and Sustainable Development, Wageningen University Research
  Delegates' Contributions and Roundtable discussions
  Colloquium dinner
14 June
9.00
 
Session 3 Defining the learning outcomes for ethical and sustainable values in the curriculum
 Keynote

Report of the business survey of key sustainable development competences, knowledge and skills in working life – implications for Higher Education
Corinne Stewart, President, I.S.L.E Association

 Keynote

Sustainability-oriented pedagogy and learning outcomes: two cases from Wageningen University
Valentina Tassone, Lecturer & Researcher, Wageningen University Research

  Delegates' Contributions and Roundtable discussions
13.00 Closure and Lunch
14.00 Optional guided tourist tour of the centre of Zagreb

see the keynote abstracts

You are invited to prepare one power point slide describing an intervention in your curriculum which supports the effective embedding of ethical and sustainable values in your students learning - submit by the 19 May.  See further details in the Call for Contributions

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