Higher Education

Outcomes of AASHE in Minneapolis, USA

AASHE Conference (25-28 October 2015, Minneapolis, USA)

by Philip Vaughter, Research Fellow, UNU-IAS

edited by Hanna Stahlberg, Communications Associate, UNU-IAS

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) held its annual conference at the end of October, marking the organization’s first decade with the theme of “Transforming Sustainability Education.”

United States

UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of ICTs in Education

Since 2005, the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize has rewarded innovations in teaching and learning that leverage technology to improve educational outcomes. The theme for the 2015 edition of the Prize is Pedagogical Innovation in the Use of ICT in Teaching and Learning.

Asia Pacific Leadership Programme 2015 on Environment for Sustainable Development, 21-25 September 2015, Shanghai, China

The Asia-Pacific Leadership Programme on Environment for Sustainable Development is an annual flagship programme co-hosted by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Tongji University, aiming to build capacity for emerging leaders from the Asia Pacific region on holistic sustainability thinking and evidence based approaches for effective action.