The work package also includes democracy issues and how we can have a common understanding between higher education institutions in Europe. At the same time, we need to understand how different cultural issues can have an impact.
– We need to work with sustainability and sustainable development all over Europe and one of the keys within EU GREEN is to understand how society works in our different regions and utilize the strengths that exist, says Fredrik Hellström.
New programme for pedagogical development
As part of the education strategy, those working with WP2 have also developed a structure for a pedagogical and professional development programme for both teaching and administrative staff.
– For students to be able to learn different key competencies around sustainability and sustainable development, we need to be able to teach it, and this is a programme where teachers receive pedagogical development in how we can teach sustainability and sustainable development. We also want to create a pedagogical development environment where teachers can meet, both online and in person, to exchange experiences and discuss various issues, says Fredrik Hellström.
Four new teams
In WP2, four new teams with different specializations are now being created in a first phase: