Sustainable Education and Learning

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with opportunities to focus on learning, teaching and leisure activities for sustainability. The on-line and campus sessions will be built on informed debate.


Course Venue

Reykjavík, Iceland

Content Areas
  • Environment and fight against climate change


Science learning, technology and sustainability, Activism in learning and teaching

Potential Participants

Educator , Youth Learner , Disadvantaged Learner

Course Duration (in days)


Next Available Course
From 19. Jan 2024
To 19. Apr 2024

Organised by

University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE)




Examples of issues to be dealt with:

  • Activism in learning and teaching
  • Place-based and experiential education
  • Behavioural change
  • Science learning, technology and sustainability
  • Creativity, creation of knowledge and social sustainability
  • University education, adult learning
  • Formal, informal and non-formal learning
  • Sustainability as an emerging curriculum area

Expected Outcome

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the course students can:

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of issues related to learning, teaching and leisure activities for sustainability
  • relate the issues implicit in educational action for sustainability to students’  own work in learning and teaching for sustainability
  • demonstrate familiarity with a range of models and research related to sustainability
  • analyze the different approaches and evaluate the contradictions that arise when working with learning and teaching for sustainability
  • can engage in difficult dialogue and work with controversial issues in writing and debate
  • debate their ideas on learning and educational action for sustainability and related problems and solutions with both specialist and non-specialist audiences
  • develop a frame of mind that is useful to students when undertaking further study or development work where a high degree of autonomy is required.

About Reykjavík

Reykjavik is the capital and largest city of Iceland. It is located in southwestern Iceland, on the southern shore of Faxaflói bay. Its latitude is 64°08' N, making it the world's northernmost capital of a sovereign state. Source: Wikipedia

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Venue address

TBD Reykjavík

How to Apply

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Course Website
University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE)
University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE)

University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE)


Forsthausweg 2, 47057 Duisburg

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