govtoday holds Third Annual Greening Education Conference

SML-GreeningEduConf-headtableThe third Annual National Greening Education Conference and Exhibition: The Foundations of a Sustainable Future, presented by govtoday  in association with The Carbon Trust and Solar Schools, was held in London on 1 May 2013.

Six Speakers covered a range of areas pertaining to greening different sectors of education, from schools to universities:

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  • Di Dale (Wiltshire College and Association of Colleges): Driving sustainability to the heart of tertiary education
  • Tim Pryce (The Carbon Trust): Why education sector is crucial for a low carbon economy
  • Andrew Parkin (Cundall Acoustics): Designing institutions for the future
  • Amy Cameron (Solar Schools): Solar Schools project
  • Ros Wade (London South Bank University and the London Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development): Greening education: addressing the curriculum
  • Richard Moore (University of Northampton): A web-based biodiversity assessment tool Biodiversity Index

In between these sessions three Master Class sessions took place.

Linked to the event is the online forum on Greening Education. An ongoing discuss is on the topic What’s the reality, can you save money whilst becoming greener?

Photographs by Asitha Jayawardena (Top, some of the speakers; bottom, Ros Wade speaking on the curriculum’s key role in greening education)

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Greening Education Conference and Exhibition: The Foundations of a Sustainable Future

SML-Conf-GreeningEduThe third Annual National Greening Education Conference and Exhibition: The Foundations of a Sustainable Future, presented by Govtoday  in association with The Carbon Trust and Solar Schools, will be held at The Brewery in London (Chiswell Street EC1Y 4SD) on 1 May 2013.

Among the speakers are:

  • Ros Wade (Chair, London Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development, and Course Director Education for Sustainability Programme, London South Bank University)
  • Di Dale (Principal and CEO Wiltshire College and Chair Sustainability Portfolio Group, Association of Colleges)
  • Joseph Williams (Education and Behaviour Change Lead, The Carbon Trust)
  • Amy Cameron (Solar Schools Coordinator 10:10)
  • Richard Moore (Project Manager, SEED Sustainability Project, University of Northampton)

Three Master Class sessions will also be held.

Linked to the event is the online forum on Greening Education. Currently, registered delegates debate and discuss the topic What’s the reality, can you save money whilst becoming greener?

If anyone is interested in attending please to contact bookings@govtoday.co.uk quoting code SU8.

Image from conference website

Conference website

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Greening Further and Higher Education Sectors: Govtoday National Conference

The second annual National Greening the FE (Further Education) & HE (Higher Education) Sectors Conference and Exhibition: Promoting Environmental, Economic and Social Sustainability was held in London on 30 May 2012.

Presented by Govtoday, this conference explored the direction that Further and Higher Education Institutions should take in order to lower environmental impacts while delivering the requirements of sustainable economic growth.

Facilitated by Simon Fanshawe, the conference saw a number of prominent speakers:

  • Joanna Simpson, Senior Policy Adviser, Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)
  • Derry Caleb, Chairman, Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE)
  • Iain Patton, Chief Executive, Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC)
  • David Frise, Head of Sustainability, Building & Engineering Services Association
  • Roy Morgan-Wood, Sustainability Champion, Leicester College
  • Simon Kemp, Academic Lead, Education for Sustainable Development, The Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Professor Andy Lane, Professor of Environmental Systems, The Open University
  • Dr habil Jasmin Godemann, Visiting Research Fellow, International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility, Nottingham University Business School

The programme also contained three sessions of Master Classes.

Photograph by Asitha Jayawardena

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Greening the FE & HE Sectors – National Conference and Exhibition

The second annual National Greening the FE (Further Education) & HE (Higher Education) Sectors Conference and Exhibition: Promoting Environmental, Economic and Social Sustainability will be held at The Brewery in London on 30 May 2012.

Presented by Govtoday, this conference will explore the direction that Further and Higher Education Institutions should take in order to lower environmental impacts while delivering the requirements of sustainable economic growth.

Facilitated by Simon Fanshawe, the conference will see a number of prominent speakers:

  • Joanna Simpson, Senior Policy Adviser, Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)
  • Derry Caleb, Chairman, Association of University Directors of Estates
  • Iain Patton, Chief Executive, Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC)
  • David Frise, Head of Sustainability, Building & Engineering Services Association
  • Roy Morgan-Wood, Sustainability Champion, Leicester College
  • Simon Kemp, Academic Lead, Education for Sustainable Development, The Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Professor Andy Lane, Professor of Environmental Systems, The Open University
  • Dr Habil Jasmin Godemann, Visiting Research Fellow, International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility, Nottingham University Business School

More…

The suite of Sustainable University websites: Sustainable University One-stop Shop, News and Information, Publications, Good Practice, Quotes and Facts, and Micro-blog (Twitter)