Teacher Education for Equity and Sustainability Network (TEESNet)
Tenth Annual Conference
14th September 2017, Liverpool Hope University
Making the Sustainable Development Goals Real:
The Role of Teacher Education in Promoting Quality Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship Education in Schools
The 10th annual TEESNet conference welcomed 100 individuals from universities, schools, NGOs and more to Liverpool, including delegates from Finland, Switzerland, Malta, Norway and Holland!
The conference explored the theme of quality education in relation to ESD/GCE in Teacher Education and schools, in local, national and global contexts. The event was attended by over 90 researchers, teachers, representatives from non government organisations and policy makers from the UK and beyond. An overview of conference highlights is in the following blog by Harriet Marshall, one of our keynote speakers – https://www.harrietmarshall.com/single-post/Global-Goals-Week-TEESNet-2017-and-Sustainabeing
Links to presentation and workshop slides can be found below.
Irmeli Halinen – Sustainability of Education-Education for Sustainable Development
Alison Bellwood & Harriet Marshall
Phil Bamber – A Review of Teacher Education for ESD-GCED Across the 4 Nations of the UK and Europe
Rona Bronwin – ‘It is now for us to run with it and we are ready.’ Expanding Teachers’ Capabilities; pedagogy, language and gender in Northern Ghana
Susan Bush – Why We Teach the SDGs and How
Helen Clarke and Sharon Witt – Solent spaces-Fostering a Relational Approach to Education for Sustainable Development
Rosalind Duke – Restorative Practice-modelling key skills for peace
Joyce Hallam – Possible and Practical Ways to Ensure That the SDGs are Embedded in the School Curriculum and Seen as Relevant
Ron Johnston – The Role of Textbook Authors in Achieving SDG Target 4.7-Embedding ESD into Core Subject Texts
Kate Jones – How Can the SDGs Enhance Youth Led Active Citizenship
Betsy King – Learning for Sustainability-Making the UN SDGs Real Through Connecting Classrooms
ELena Lengthorn – Localising the SDGs in ITE at the University of Worcester
Tuva S Nodeland & Asmund Aamaas – Local and Global Challenges in a Nordic Context-working with teacher education students in the SPICA network
Opeyemi Osadiya & Paulette Luff – Putting Educators at the Heart of ‘Quality’ in Early Childhood Education for Sustainable Development
John Patterson, Colleen Loomis, D Brigden, Alison Patterson, Jeremy Barnes – LITTLE STORIES and BIG PICTURES
Vikki Pendry – A New Curriculum for South Sudan
Vikki Pendry – We’ve Got the Whole World in Our Hands?
Mariella Scott – Enabling Sustainability Through Quality Teaching and Learning in Zanzibar
Mary Stevenson, Helen Gadsby, Julie Collins, Maria Herrera – Teaching in Poland-An ITE Initiative to Develop Skills in Meeting the Needs of EAL Learners
Paul Vare, Rick Millican & Gerben de Vries – A Rounder Sense of Purpose-Towards a Pedagogy of Transformation
Debbie Watson & Katie Carr – Whose SDGs? Some challenging considerations underlying effective teaching and learning
Our colleague Stephen England from The Art of Sustainability wrote AoS ESDGC 2017 following the conference.