Browsing All posts tagged under »Otago Polytechnic«

Advent Bubbles

December 10, 2021


Updating Blowing Bubbles episode list (or daily updates via facebook). 335. Sam Wilton in Wellington Generous Spirit and Curious Bubbles 336. Rachel McNamara at Otago Polytechnic. Postively Buckets of Bubbles 337. Paul Moon in Auckland  Historical Aotearoa Bubbles 338. Linda Tuhiwai Smith in Hamilton Decolonising Bubbles 339. Martin Andrew in St Leonards Wacky yet beliveable […]

Manifesto for transformational sustainability – a work in progress.

November 10, 2016


Transformational sustainability (in the style of the Agile Manifesto).  A work in progress… (updated) If we wish to transform ourselves and society, we need to embrace… 1. Socio-ecological restoration over economic justification 2. Transformative system change over small steps to keep business as usual 3. Holistic perspectives over narrow focus 4. Equity and diversity over […]

Ethics and sustainability

October 5, 2014


A student asks a great question: Why does the Polytechnic focus on a sustainable viewpoint in everything it does, rather than an ethical one? We spend a few weeks discussing ethics in Software Engineering, but acting ethically and in the interests of society is a cultural shift, not academic knowledge. Surely sustainable practices would flow […]

TikiTouring around the capstone

May 30, 2012


(update: here are the pictures from the launch). In a first for Maori tourism a free Maori visitor app to the lower South Island is being launched this Friday. KUMA, (Te Kupeka Umaka Māori ki Araiteuru) the Māori business network for the lower South Island is launching a free app linked to the recent project […]

Otago Polytechnic progress on Education for Sustainability

December 5, 2007


Yesterday I gave a talk for the Dunedin Sustainble Business Network.   Here is the video: