GINTL Africa online seminar: sustainability in higher education

Afrikka-viikon kynnyksellä: Onnellisuus syntyy mielekkään tekemisen sivutuotteena

Haaga-Helia School of Vocational Teacher Education welcomes students, researchers and all interested to participate in the GINTL Africa Online Seminar on 22 April 2024 at 13.00 – 17.00 local time in Finland (12.00 - 16.00 local time in Southern Africa). The seminar theme is “Sustainability in higher education”.

The seminar includes presentations by GINTL Africa Haaga-Helia´s partner universities in South Africa and Haaga-Helia´s specialists and also roundtable conversations in smaller groups.


13.00                         Forewords, Crister Nyberg, Director of Haaga-Helia
                                    School of Vocational Teacher Education

13.15                         Introduction 1
                                  The Implementation of UNESCO Recommendation for 
                                  Open Educational Resources in Higher Education in 
                                  Sub-Saharan Africa
                                  Aletta Hautemo, Senior Lecturer
                                  Namibia University of Science and Technology 

13.45                        Introduction 2
                                  Designing Sustainable Business Courses
                                  Meri Vehkaperä, Senior Lecturer
                                  Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

14.15                        Introduction 3
                                  Artificial intelligence literacy in sustainable development: 
                                  A Iearning experiment in higher education
                                  Ari Alamäki, Principal Lecturer
                                  Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences and
                                  Crister Nyberg, Director
                                  Haaga-Helia School of Vocational Teacher Education

14.45                         Break 

15                             Introduction 4
                                  Experimenting with “green pedagogies” as a conduit 
                                  towards education for sustainable futures
                                  Kathija Yassim, Associate Professor
                                  University of Johannesburg                  

15.30                        Roundtable discussions in breakout rooms

16.00                        Summaries and concluding comments
                                  Wrap up
                                  Crister Nyberg

Attendees are encouraged to check the event website, as the program may be subject to change.

Seminar participation is free of charge and open for all who are interested in sustainability in higher education. No registration is needed. 

We welcome you to listen to interesting presentations and to enjoy a great opportunity to learn of sustainability in higher education collaboration in South Africa and Finland. The seminar is organized in English.

Use the following link or code to join the seminar in Microsoft Teams.

Click here to join the meeting

Meeting ID: 350 222 887 296 
Passcode: JDHcCT

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