SOS-UK advocates for student leadership and students as co-creators in implementing Education for Sustainable Development curriculum design and innovation. This is an integral part of the newly released QAA and Advance HE ESD Guidance.
Our ESD changemakers programme is open to universities and colleges to support staff, in partnership with their students, to establish a co-creation approach for ensuring tertiary education is fit for purpose. It seeks to address ‘D3’: democratising, decarbonising and decolonising teaching, learning and research. This approach aims to ensure students are appropriately equipped with the knowledge and understanding, skills and attributes to meaningfully take action for climate justice and address the climate and ecological crisis.
Students and staff will work together, in partnership, as ESD changemakers. SOS-UK will support ESD change makers (students & staff) to:
Membership includes a range of support from SOS-UK, including workshops, student and staff specific support as well as logistical help. We are happy to tailor support to your institutional context in order to ensure tangible and impactful outcomes. A breakdown of the difference in support across the two levels of membership can be found in the overview here.
To find out more about how this programme and discuss how it could work at your institution email Senior Project Manager - Education (programmes) - Sonya Peres
June 7, 2023
Since October 2022, SOS-UK and the University of Hull have been working together to support students and staff to co-create approaches to embedding sustainability in their disciplines.
March 17, 2023
We are excited to launch our latest support package to education institutions across the country! Our offer provides the resource and expertise you need to embed sustainability across your institution
October 26, 2022
SOS-UK are delighted to announce our 2022-23 Host Partnerships for Responsible Futures – University of Derby and Students’ Union and University of West England and Students’ Union.
July 28, 2022
Read more about British Academy and SOS-UK's work to support arts and humanities students to use their knowledge and skills to solve real life sustainability problems.
March 28, 2022
Read about Glasgow School of Art's "Meat is Methane" project brief - an excellent example of Education for Sustainable Development.
July 22, 2021
Work with us in 2021-22, to respond to student demand and progress your ESD work.