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International workshop: The Role of Early Childhood Education for a Sustainable Society

As a follow up and preparation for Governmental conferences on the topic of Education for Sustainable Development this international workshop will focus on the youngest children and their lives.

Target group: Researchers, administrators and practitioners interested in young children and learning about sustainable development.

The aim of the workshop: To put young children on the agenda in discussions about learning for sustainable development.

Participation: Personal invitations only.

Participants invited to the international workshop (last update 2007-04-26)

Papers (last update 2007-04-20)

Poster

Programme

Workshop Programme

May 1st
18-21
Informal get together


May 2nd

0900-0910
Welcome address
Ingrid Pramling Samuelsson, professor

0910-0925
Göteborg University and learning to Change our world
Bo Samuelsson, professor and former vice chancellor

0925-0945
Introduction to the field of learning for a sustainable society
Charles Hopkins, UNESCO professor in learning for a sustainable society

0945-1005
Coffee and tea

1005-1025
Reflection on the topic
Lena Nyberg, Swedish Ombudsman for Children

1025-1200
Short presentations of the delegates

1200-1300
Lunch

1300-1330
Introduction to the workshop process
Establishing the workgroups

1330-1345
Short introduction, Theme 1

1345-1600
Discussions in small groups, coffee and tea

1600-1700
Whole group discussion

City reception and buffet


May 3rd

0830-0845
Short introduction, theme 2

0845-1100
Discussion in small groups, coffee and tea

1100-1200
Whole group discussion

1200-1300
Lunch

1300-1330
Short introduction, theme 3
Instructions for the visits to preschools

1400-1600
Visits to preschools

1830-
Ingrid Pramling Samuelsson and Bo Samuelsson invites to a informal buffet dinner in their home


May 4th

0830-1100
Discussion in small groups, coffee and tea

1100-1200
Whole group discussion

1200-1300
Lunch

1300-1430
Summing up and integrating the three days work. Recommendations to the next Conference 2008.
Prof Pramling Samuelsson and the Moderators



Organising committee:

Elsi-Brith Jodal & Christer Larsson, Göteborg City
Helene Bergsten, Centre for Environment and Sustainability, GMV (Chalmers University of Technology and Göteborg University)
Lars-Erik Olsson, Inger Björneloo & Ingrid Pramling Samuelsson, Göteborg University

The workshop is sponsered by: Göteborg University, The City of Göteborg, The Swedish National Agency for School Improvement and The Swedish Institute.


   


 


Öppet seminarium

Contact Information

Ingrid Pramling Samuelsson

Department of Education, Child Studies, Göteborg University, Box 300, 405 30 Göteborg

Visiting Address:
Läroverksgatan 15

Phone:
+46 (0)31 773 2461

Fax:
+46 (0)31 773 2391

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