Views from members

“I know VE can work and connections can be made. It is possible to broaden your network and the students will see another world and another culture out there. They will see the same challenges and maybe different solutions needed to the same wicked problems”- Leonie Paul

“I know VE can work and connections can be made. It is possible to broaden your network and the students will see another world and another culture out there. They will see the same challenges and maybe different solutions needed to the same wicked problems”- Leonie Paul

Leonie Paul is research and teaching assistant at Uppsala University, within the department of Industrial and Civil Engineering on the Campus Gotland. She has an interest in Education for...

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“Up to now, our university has been out of touch with our local reality. We need to bridge that gap and bring students together with real people and real problems.  But not just here – with Uppsala and Honduras and beyond. This is the point of VAMOS” – Dr. Libia Patricia Peralta

“Up to now, our university has been out of touch with our local reality. We need to bridge that gap and bring students together with real people and real problems.  But not just here – with Uppsala and Honduras and beyond. This is the point of VAMOS” – Dr. Libia Patricia Peralta

“When I returned to Brazil after my studies in 1998, there was not so much awareness of how to build a sustainable society. We’ve come a long way since then and Curitiba, where I live, is...

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“Most change that happens within us is prompted due to outside influences and I see education as a catalyst that can help us decide whether we change the way we do things or not” – Dr. Shepherd Urenje

“Most change that happens within us is prompted due to outside influences and I see education as a catalyst that can help us decide whether we change the way we do things or not” – Dr. Shepherd Urenje

"Shepherd Urenje, originally from Zimbabwe, now works for the Swedish International Centre of Education for Sustainable Development. His role involves working alongside colleagues within the...

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