0:00 PM, 06 Nov 2020 - , Online

Sustainability and the Environment: Developing New Disciplinary Norms in Social Profession Education and Practice

'Sustainability and the Environment: Developing New Disciplinary Norms in Social Profession Education and Practice'

Dr Eurig Scandrett, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh & 

Dr Satu Ranta-Tyrkko, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland

Friday 6 November 2020, 12-2 p.m. Online Event 


Climate change impacts including environmental decline, loss of eco-systems, food poverty, loss of livelihoods and increased migration are significant for populations all over the globe and lead to major challenges for front-line professionals, including those working in human services. This timely webinar will enable sharing of knowledge on connections between climate change and the Social Professions, build the capacity of educators and practitioners to envisage and develop innovative environmental education practices through interdisciplinary collaboration, and facilitate co-operation between colleagues from the Social Professions in universities and colleges across Ireland, North and South. 



Organisers: Fiachra Ó Suilleabháin, Catherine Forde, Mary Hurley, School of Applied Social Studies & Angela Flynn, School of Nursing and Midwifery, UCC.

Free - all welcome. Organised by The Institute for Social Science in the 21st Century, UCC

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