Education for sustainable development

Would you like to develop your knowledge of sustainable development as well as your ability to conduct teaching in the light of the challenges facing our society? In this course you have the opportunity to do so together with teachers from other subject areas.

The aim of the course is to develop your knowledge of and approach to sustainable development, as well as your ability to integrate aspects of sustainable development into courses and programs.

The overall themes of the course are:

  • Sustainable development as subject area – global challenges and opportunities
  • Ethics, values and norm criticism – sustainability in one's own context
  • Society, economy and policy – societal norms and instruments
  • Complexity and holistic perspectives – wicked problems and systems thinking
  • Education for sustainable development – teaching methods that challenge the student
  • Visions and challenges – to integrate sustainability into one's own teaching

Grupparbete vid UPLs kurs att utbilda för hållbar utveckling

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Target Group

The course is aimed at teachers who want to develop their knowledge of sustainable development as well as their ability to conduct teaching in the light of the challenges facing our society.

Course dates

Spring semester 2022

Language: Swedish
Contact: Marie Friman

Course dates: Jan 27-28, March 1-2, April 7-8
Link to schedule

Application is open: 2021-08-15 -- 2021-10-15

Fall semester 2021

Language: English
Contact: Marie Friman

Course dates: September 22-23, October 27-28,  December 1-2
Link to schedule

Application deadline: The course is full but you can apply for the waiting list. Send e-mail to Marie Friman if you want to sign up for the course

Course information

Level: In-depth

Length: 2 weeks

Particpants: 24

Admission: Nominally 6 from each faculty. If there are more applicants than the number of available places, a selection is made from the faculties concerned.

Please note: There will be an administrative fee of SEK 5000 if you cancel your participation three weeks or later before the course starts. Notification of admission is sent to applicants about 2 weeks after the application deadline. Read more about our general admission and selection here.

Course description

any questions about your registration?

Please contact our administrator, Marie Friman.

Hanna Karlsson
6/3/2020