Search for contacts, projects,
courses and publications

Teaching Sustainability Contextually: South-North Learning from the Best

People

 

Gibbert M.

(Responsible)

Abstract

The shared vision of the partnership is porfessional innovation in teaching and learning methodologies on a procedural (i.e blendend intensive programme) and substantive level (i.e. the approach of teaching sustainability in the context of social justice, environmental and economic concerns). Thus the objective is learning from the best how to teach sustainability, based on mutual values on the two institutions. From USI's perspective, the Sustainability Institute (SI) is recognized as the leading expert sustainability in Africa. From SI's perspective, for the first time, a CH institution and the SI develop: (a) blended, context-based Master's elective on Food System Transition, (b) an accompanying train-the-trainer module for 2 USI faculty members.

Additional information

Start date
01.09.2020
End date
31.01.2024
Duration
41 Months
Funding sources
Movetia
External partners
Sustainability Institute, South Africa
Status
Active
Category
Other Swiss Programmes / Movetia - Excange and mobility / International pilot programme