Tampere University in cooperation with University of Johannesburg organizes a five-credit course on “Innovation for Sustainability” with students both from Finland and South Africa. The course highlights several real-life examples as case studies meanwhile outlining key theoretical frameworks that can facilitate approaches to solving complex sustainability challenges.
FAPSU has received seed funding from the University of Turku for activities under Ministry of Education International Programme global pilots for 2022-2023
Sustainable consumption and production promote resource and energy efficiency, sustainable infrastructure and access to a better quality of life toward building of a sustainable economy that works for both people and planet. People, the most critical stakeholder of a sustainable economy, experience various consumption practices in their everyday life and in their job activities as consumers, users and
customers. The key nature of experiences is that every consumer and user make their own experiences
and diverse values are elucidated through these experiences. It is highly desirable to design diverse
services to support sustainable consumption experiences.
Environmental Collaboration and Conflict Resolution - course series and teaching network at the University of Eastern Finland
The project Environmental Collaboration and Conflict Resolution is coordinated by The University of Eastern Finland.
Initiated by the Finnish Ministry for education and culture, the EDUCase platform at the University of the Arts Helsinki aims to establish interdisciplinary collaborative arts projects that bring together stakeholders from Finland, Tanzania, and Mozambique in the fields of art, visual arts, theatre, and music.
FOREST21 is a multi-stakeholder project for strengthening the South African higher education sector in climate-smart forestry. The project team involves five South African higher education institutions (HEIs) that have forestry curricula or are about to start teaching forestry, Finnish and Norwegian HEIs, and the South African forest industry.
AgriSCALE is a joint initiative by 9 HEIs (Higher Education Institutions) in Finland, Kenya, Italy, Uganda and Zambia. We reform agri-entrepreneurship education to equip graduates with working life-relevant and entrepreneurial skills. The new generation will have the competencies to create jobs and to improve the sustainability of agriculture.
PBL-BioAfrica is a collaborative project for strengthening the capacity of HEIs (Higher Education Institutions) in bioeconomy in Kenya and Zambia. We integrate problem-based learning (PBL) methods into bio-entrepreneurship education to equip graduates with analytical, practical and entrepreneurial skills needed in working life.
The Asian Institute of Technology and Management (AITM) and Sustainable Global Technologies (SGT) studio course at Aalto University partnered around consecutive project courses involving students from both universities, to jointly develop teaching related to humanitarian interventions and to support participatory approaches to reconstruction.
In the context of the PBL South Asia project, the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay hosted an intensive training programme to identify and deliberate on best practices in PBL education in the South Asian context, The training brought together academic staff and students from Indian, Nepalese, Bhutanese, Finnish, Dutch and Lithuanian universities, to jointly conduct case studies related to the built environment in the Mumbai area.