Why Sustainability Education? A One Day Dialogue on March 31, 2007 - Register Now!

2007-03-31 09:00



You are invited to "Why Sustainability Education?" Join colleagues and fellow educators for a one-day dialogue exploring the role of education in achieving a sustainable British Columbia.

The morning will feature interactive dialogues with special guests Charles Hopkins, UN Chair for Education for Sustainable Development, York University, Gerald Farthing, Deputy Minister, Education, Citizenship and Youth, Manitoba and Moura Quayle, BC's Deputy Minister of Advanced Education and Alejandro Rojas and Yona Sipos from the UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems, exploring learning and teaching that leads to action. The afternoon will provide focused time for connecting with colleagues and engaging in action planning for moving sustainability education forward.

Please open the attached poster for more information on the event.

Register online at https://webform.sfu.ca/form/dlog.430.2007

Participation is limited to 65, so please register early as we do not want to miss you!

For more information contact Dawn: 604.267.6344 or walkingthetalk@gmail.com

Once registered, participants will be sent a pre-event questionnaire focusing on sustainability and education. Responses will be anonymous and will help shape the dialogue and inform and spark discussion.

Registration also includes seating at this year's Imagine BC event, focusing on the future of education in British Columbia. Join delegates and special guests in conversation with CBC Radio's Mark Forsythe as they discuss the highlights and recommendations from this year's Bowen Island Dialogue consensus statement. This event is on Friday, March 30, 2007 from 11:30 to 4, at the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue and will be broadcast live on CBC Radio One's BC Almanac. For more information visit http://www.sfu.ca/dialogue/imaginebc/`

We look forward to seeing you on March 31st!

Janet Moore

on behalf of the walkingthetalk team


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