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Member Event: Professor Stephen Sterling Triple Change and Sustainability: Re-booting the response of Higher Education to a different world

24th May 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


“There can have been very little thinking, writing or policy development in the sustainability education field, world -wide over the last 30 years that has not been informed to some extent by Stephen’s work. The impact on practitioners has been immense”.

Dr Stephen Sterling is:

  • Emeritus Professor of Sustainability Education at the Centre for Sustainable Futures, University of Plymouth, UK.
  • Former Senior Advisor to the UK Higher Education Academy on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD),
  • a National Teaching Fellow,

He has worked in environmental and sustainability education in the academic and NGO fields nationally and internationally for over four decades, including as a consultant and advisor on UNESCO’S ESD programmes.

He is currently co-chair of the UNESCO-Japan Prize on ESD International Jury, and a Distinguished Fellow of the Schumacher Institute.  He is widely published in this area, the most recent book being Post-Sustainability and Environmental Education: Remaking Education for the Future,  (co-edited with Bob Jickling, Pivot/Palgrave, 2017).

For further information contact: beth.christie@ed.ac.uk



24th May 2018
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Moray House School of Education
Paterson's Land, University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Lothian EH8 8AQ United Kingdom
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