VAMOS VIRTUAL CONFERENCE & PHOTO EXHIBITION

TEACHING AND LEARNING IN WICKED TIMES

15 – 16 JUNE 2021

On June 15-16, 2021, all partners in VAMOS are jointly hosting the Virtual Conference on Teaching and Learning in Wicked Times.

Whether you would like to get to know VAMOS, learn more about Education for Sustainable Development, or mix and mingle with your peers,  the Virtual Conference on Teaching and Learning in Wicked Times is a great way to connect with others and exchange knowledge and best practices for teaching sustainability.

The sessions will be held in English, but questions in the chat can also be asked in Spanish and Portuguese.

Be part of our VAMOS Virtual Conference and Photo Exhibition!

Don’t miss the opportunity to join our virtual event inspiring change towards sustainable development. Attending the virtual conference is free but registration mandatory. Secure your spot before June 13, 2021.

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Programme

Below you can see the main programme. But stay tuned – we will update the programme with more details as we get closer to the conference.

The sessions will be held in English, but questions in the chat can also be asked in Spanish and Portuguese.

Times on this programme are stated as Central European Standard Time (CEST).

TUESDAY 15 JUNE - NETWORKING & MINGLE
16:00 Rapid Networking and mingle event for teachers in Zoom
16.00 Digital Photo Exhibition Mix and Mingle for students in Gather Town
TUESDAY 15 JUNE - LIVE SESSIONS ON EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

 

17.00

 

Opening of VAMOS Virtual Conference on Teaching and Learning in Wicked Times

Fanny Jonsson, Project Coordinator for VAMOS, Uppsala University

17.05

 

Welcome remarks 

Professor Anders Hagfeldt, Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala University

17:10

 

Virtual Exchange to Tackle Wicked Problems: Latin American and European Collaboration on Education for Sustainable Development (VAMOS)

Fanny Jonsson, Project Coordinator for VAMOS, Uppsala University

17.30

 

Students as change agents: Reorienting higher education pedagogy for wicked times

Lovisa Håkansson, Uppsala University

10-minute break

18:10

 

Brazilian Virtual Exchange Program – BraVE experience

Carla Past Gomez and Cristiane Costa, Federal University of Pernambuco

18:35

 

Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Climate Justice

Professor Massimo De Marchi, University of Padua

19.00

End of first day

 

WEDNESDAY 16 JUNE - LIVE SESSIONS ON EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

 

16.00

 

Education for Sustainable Development in the Amazon Region 

Vice-Chancellor Emmanuel Zagury Tourinho and Marcelo Bentes Diniz, Federal University of Pará, Brazil

16.30

 

The Climate Change Megagame

Ola Leifler, Linköping University, Sweden

16:50

 

Education for sustainability with extension and research programs with communities at Santa Rosa de Copan

Suyapa Palma and Diego Díaz, Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán, Honduras

10-minute break

17.20

Environmental education in broadleaf forest conservation and Inclusion and participation of communities and their role in education for sustainable development (In Spanish)

Luis Bejarano and Marlon Medrano, National University of Forestry, Honduras

17:40

 

Green Office and Green Room ESD Experience

Eloy Casagrande and Patricia Peralta, Federal University of Technology Paraná, Brazil

18:00

 

Integration of students in Solid Waste Management and the environment

Reini Alejandra Cáceres, Technological University of Honduras

18.30

End of conference 

 

DIGITAL PHOTO EXHIBITION ON 15 JUNE

Sustainability Stories on Campus is a series of photos and short texts shared by students. These personal stories of sustainability initiatives on campuses can inspire and motivate others to take action. Students of VAMOS’ partner universities created this digital photo exhibition as part of the Virtual Conference on Teaching and Learning in Wicked Times.

The digital photo exhibition opens 15 June at VAMOS homepage.

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