Learning for Sustainable Futures: One Intervention

by Patricia Kelly

ABSTRACT

The planet needs more wisdom, not more ‘one minute managers’. As a teacher in Higher Education in Australia working with large, diverse cohorts of first year engineers, my task was simple! I wanted to set up a welcoming and respectful context for all students; to help students to communicate more effectively in writing, orally, interpersonally and interculturally, about issues I believed were important in the 21st century; as developing professional engineers in a globalised context; but in such a way that they would be able to contribute to alternative sustainable futures.(continue…)

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