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 UPL:s kurs att utbilda för hållbar utveckling


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 2024

Language: Swedish
Contact: Marie Friman
Course days: Feb 1-2, Mar 14-15, Apr 25-26
Location: Läraren, UPL (Natural Science Building)

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Application is open between: 2023-08-15 -- 2023-10-15


Autumn 2023

Language: English
Contact: Marie Friman

Course days: Sep 7-8, Oct 19-20, Nov 23-24

Application deadline: Application is closed

Course information

Level: In-depth

Length: 2 weeks

Participants: 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

Course evaluation spring 2023 (in Swedish)

Course evaluation autumn 2022

Course evaluation autumn 2021

any questions about your registration?

Please contact our administrator, Marie Friman.

Marie Friman