Silova, Jenik to present climate action project at COP26

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Silova, Jenik to present climate action project at COP26

Sustainability scholars Iveta Silova and Adriene Jenik believe our future survival depends on a paradigm shift in our relationship with nature. They will present climate action and ecological justice flashcards for education futures at the UN conference in Glasgow this November.

ASU supports training sail in advance of Pacific circumnavigation

ASU will work with the Polynesian Voyaging Society to create a 'Third Canoe,' a virtual platform that will allow educators and students across the globe to virtually participate and learn.

May 20: Global Accessibility Awareness Day at ASU

This virtual conference is a great introduction to accessibility for faculty, staff and students who create online content. Topics include accessible course design, inclusive pedagogy and ASU accessibility resources.

SolarSPELL brought virtual learning resources to South Sudan

SolarSPELL worked with Empower Kids South Sudan to provide virtual educational learning materials to over 35,000 primary and secondary students learning remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Center for Imagination in the Borderlands awarded $4.2M

The Mellon Foundation grant will aid a mentorship program designed to reconfigure traditional academic structures and offer support to Indigenous scholars.

Can higher education be transformed to better serve society?

Arizona State University President Michael Crow, Pomona College President G. Gabrielle Starr, and California State University Chancellor Joseph Castro visit Zócalo for an in-depth discussion of how to make American higher education a stronger force for equity and innovation.

Crow, Schlosser, Ellis join Foreign Policy dialogue on reimagining education

Dec. 10: Join Foreign Policy magazine in partnership with Arizona State University for a fascinating look at the future of higher education as a catalyzing force for meaningful social change.

Silova co-authors UNESCO backgrounder on futures of education

Sustainability scholar Iveta Silova, director of the Center for Advanced Studies in Global Education in ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, has co-authored a background report for the UNESCO’s Futures of Education Initiative.

Watch: Education and engaging offline communities

Sustainability scientists Faheem Hussain, Mary Jane Parmentier and Laura Hosman recently conducted a webinar with USAID. The webinar, Digital Strategies for Offline Communities: Cases and Lessons from the Field, shared research-based insights and lessons learned from various approaches to digital engagement in education and with vulnerable populations, including refugees and rural communities.

Innovations in higher education expand access and empower learners

ASU’s new University Design Institute (UDI) is coordinating an initiative to accelerate the university’s efforts to redesign American higher education. They aim to advance the development of the UDI, accelerate the development of stackable and competency-based credential systems and scale ASU’s high school programs to enroll 30,000 additional students.

Asner, Martin teach Hawaiian youth about coral reef conservation

ASU group is working to bring new educational opportunities to Indigenous and non-Indigenous Hawaiian communities to ensure that Native culture, customs and traditions are considered in coral reef resilience planning.

Virtual 'Summer Camp' electrifies education changemaking conversations

ASU ShapingEDU hosted Learning(Hu)Man, a summer camp experience in which over 2,600 registered education changemakers pushed the creative envelope for how to serve students and advance learner success. Campers explored best practices in learning design, edtech tools, and emergent thinking around the art of the possible.