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Mashup: Pecha-Kucha with a Twist

June 29, 2010

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At this year’s CITRENZ/NACCQ conference we’re introducing Mashup: Pecha-Kucha with a Twist. This promises to be a fast paced, visual, interactive collaborative celebration of computing research.   You are invited to participate (even if you know nothing about computing or research!). A Pecha Kucha sees the fast paced presentation of ideas – each presenter has […]

Upcoming workshop

June 22, 2010

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I’ve been asked to lead a full day workshop at the 2nd Annual New Zealand Higher Education Summit.   The workshop will develop the context and strategy for sustainability in education.   This fits really well into the conference as a whole that aims to explore the factors that underpin the sector’s success in making tertiary […]

ASPAC and the Toronto Declaration

March 23, 2010

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I’ve been at ASPAC10, the conference of the Asia Pacific Science and Technology Centres at the Otago Museum.   ASPAC is a signatory to the  Toronto Declaration that states … science literacy is as important as other forms of literacy and numeracy. It is also a powerful tool for social inclusion.  Science centres have relevance to […]

Posts from ACTS: Lesley Stone – a wishlist for EfS

October 16, 2008

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Dr Lesley Stone spoke about a wishlist for tertiary education for sustainability at the Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability conference in Christchurch last week.  Lesley is the Envrionmental Coordinator at the University of Auckland.   In her presentation she explored the findings of her 2006 paper “Progress and pitfalls in the provision of tertiary education for sustainable development inNew […]

Posts from ACTS: Jennifer McMillin engages students

October 7, 2008

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Jennifer McMillin from ANUgreen spoke at the Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability conference in Christchurch last week.   Jennifer talked about Engaging students in campus sustainability: learning experiences, using campus as laboratory. The focus of her talk was ways of engaging the majority of students who “don’t come looking for courses on sustainability”.  This has benefits as a learning […]