When you hear about goals laid out by something as big and prestigious as the United Nations, it's easy to feel like they are something outside of your control. Had you asked me a couple of years ago whether Bygone could ever be following the example of the UN I probably would have laughed and […]
York University has approved the 2020-2025 University Academic Plan (UAP)! The UAP 2020-2025 is about coming together to create positive change for students, our campuses, and local and global communities. In a time of unprecedented trial, in the midst of a global pandemic and an international mobilization against anti-Black racism, the Plan recognizes that York […]
Prof. Carmine Gambardella, UNESCO Chairholder on Landscape, Cultural Heritage and Territorial Governance, President and CEO of the Benecon University Consortium, including five Italian Universities, (www.benecon.it) has the pleasure to inform you that the UNESCO Chair at Benecon developed a Web-GIS including all the geographic data and information related to UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs worldwide. We kept info […]
Congratulations to York University ...for their fantastic THE Impact Ranking 2020 position. No. 33 in the world for overall SDG Impact No. 5 in the world for Clean Water and Sanitation No. 9 in the world for Reduced Inequalities No. 9 in the world for Sustainable Cities and Communities No. 10 in the world for […]
The International Association of Universities (IAU) has launched a Global Cluster on Higher Education and Research for Sustainable Development (HESD) to advocate for the key role that higher education institutions play in achieving Agenda 2030. This global endeavor directly engages universities in addressing all 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs). The IAU HESD Cluster consists of […]
Check out the video on youtube. Reorienting education to address a sustainable future The UNESCO Chair research projects are carried out in a very unique way. UNESCO Chair research serves the international education community and is tailored to provide policy recommendations to UNESCO in conjunction with its strategy, recommendations and other particular activities. When developing […]
We are pleased to inform you than a new book with a contribution from the Chair team Environmental and Sustainability Education in Teacher Education: Canadian Perspectives: Canadian Perspectives has been published by Springer. Chapter 2 Teacher Education Around the World: ESD at the Heart of Education—Responsibilities and Opportunities Towards a Sustainable Future for All.
UNESCO´s long awaited new initiative on the Futures of Education is now open for contribution. Please get involved and share your vision of an education in 2050.
More than 200 educators, ministry officials and education managers have come together in Okayama (Japan) to discuss the Futures of Education and how teachers can support the implementation of the Global Education 2030 Agenda. This conference is organized jointly by the UNESCO Chairs of Okayama University and York University.
We are inviting our networks and friends to take part in a global conference entitled # Teaching for 2030: Multi-layering ESD and GCED for Innovations in Teacher Education towards the SDGs and ESD for 2030. For more information, please click here.