The Sustainability Lab shaping brighter futures

Our curriculum teams and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

  • Commitment to ESD in learning, teaching & research

    Bangor University is committed to becoming ‘the Sustainable University’ through the University’s Strategic Plan and sustainability policy.  By emphasising sustainability, aiming for an international and ‘best in class’ reputation for its commitment to sustainable development, and by setting short and long term targets to integrate all aspects of sustainability into daily operations, it is contributing not only to its own sustainability but also to that of the region and the world in the context of its rich, natural environment and in terms of social cohesion, financial stability, and resource efficiency.

    What this means for students is that the University provides excellent education and student experiences, and ensures that the development of the curriculum reflects this commitment to sustainable development and global citizenship.  This approach also enhances teaching and research success by aiming to foster a culture that values and promotes sustainability alongside business and enterprise activities.

  • ESD support & training for staff

    Bangor’s staff development team and the trades unions work with the sustainability@Bangor team to offer informal and structured support and training to help all staff integrate ESD into the curriculum and their work as part of Bangor’s ongoing commitment to its staff’s Continuing Professional Development programme to ensure continual improvement of its learning, teaching, research and other activities.  This support and training includes discussions about ESD, opportunities to explore and develop collaborations, and support to develop ESD teaching, learning, research and work resources.

    Get in touch with the sustainability@Bangor team to find out what’s on offer.

    Read more about how ESD support and training fits into Bangor’s overall Staff Development policy

  • Find out more & get involved

    Bangor’s sustainability team share the University’s progress to integrate ESD into the curriculum as part of our journey towards becoming “The Sustainable University” on the sustainability@Bangor web pages.  We welcome all comments as to whether or not the University is succeeding in its ambitious goals, and encourage all students and staff to get involved in steering the process.

    To find out more about progress and developments on integrating ESD into Bangor’s curriculum and some of the projects and activities already underway, explore the sustainability@Bangor news and events pages, Facebook and Twitter, or get in touch with the sustainability@Bangor team for an informal chat.  Do you have an idea for integrating social, environmental or prosperity issues into your course or module but don’t know how to get it off the ground?  Get in touch with your ideas!  If you don’t have any clear idea what you want to do but you know you want to get involved, get in touch and we’ll work out the first steps together.

    Become a sustainability@Bangor Champion

    Read more about Education for Sustainable Development at Bangor University

    Find out about sustainability@Bangor’s official groups and structures

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