Sustainability and the Education of Future Teachers. Environmental Lunchtime Discussion

What is the relationship between education and sustainable development? Elin Sæther talks about COSER, a research initiative aiming to explore education in light of today's complex sustainable development issues.

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Photo: Petra Hansson

Elin Sæther is an associate professor in Social Studies Education at the Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo. Her research interests are clustered around sustainability and diversity in education, and she is one of the initiators behind the research group Challenges of Sustainability in Educational Research (COSER), an initiative to explore the relationship between education and today's complex sustainable development issues. Elin has a background in Human Geography and works both within the discipline of Social Studies Education and across disciplinary boundaries. 

About the event

The OSEH Environmental Lunchtime Discussion series consists of short, 10-15 minute presentations by invited guests, followed by a discussion. We will invite speakers from a wide variety of fields, both academic and beyond. The presentations are accessible and are aimed at anyone with an interest in environmental issues. All are welcome, please feel free to bring your own lunch. Coffee will be served.

Tags: Environmental Humanities, HF, IKOS, OSEH, Climate Change, Environment
Published Oct. 15, 2019 1:14 PM - Last modified Oct. 15, 2019 1:22 PM