#18Sept Panel of experts will debate on sustainable Changes to Higher Education Curricula
On Friday, September 18th, 2020, at 1:30 pm. (Spain time) Andrew Jack, Global Education Editor of the Financial Times; Francesc Pedró, Director of UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNESCO-IESALC) and Phil Baty, Chief Knowledge Officer at the Times Higher Education, were engaged in a virtual dialogue on sustainability in higher education. Carina Hopper, university lecturer and co-founder of La Belle EDuC, was the responsible for moderating the panel of experts.
The discussion revolved around the role of higher education in promoting sustainability, those responsible for leading the change and the incentives that serve as a motor for that change, among other topics.
This panel was part of the (In) Corporate Sustainability Conference, organized by the Universitat Pompeu Fabra Campus (Spain), which took place from 16th to 18th September, 2020. It focused on the synergies that are to be created from combining the insights on sustainability challenges and solutions from different disciplines, answering the need for an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach for creating a systemic change towards sustainability. “The current sustainability challenge demands cooperation, cross-sectoral knowledge and the cooperation of the private and public actors. (In)Corporate Sustainability Conference seeks to provide a continuous yearly forum in Barcelona for that knowledge to be exchanged, thereby facilitating advancements in the joint goal of sustainability”.
The conference followed the structure of the SCOM Project, focusing on:
- Sustainable Public Procurement. 16th September 2020
- Sustainable Corporate Practices. 17th September2020
- Sustainable Changes to Higher Education Curricula. 18th September 2020
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Access to the program and detailed information of the Conference here.