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A welcome from your lead educators

Meet your tutors! A brief video introduction to the Educating for Sustainability in Schools and Universities course.

Welcome to our course, Educating for Sustainable Development in Schools and Universities. In this short video you’ll meet the Lead Educators, Dr Nicole Blum and Dr Fran Hunt.

We are based at IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society. We work in the Development Education Research Centre (DERC), which acts as a hub for knowledge generation, new thinking, and high-quality research output on education for sustainable development, development education, global learning, and global citizenship education.

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Dr Nicole Blum, Lead Educator and Senior Lecturer
Dr Fran Hunt, Lead Educator and Senior Research Officer

In the next step we’ll talk about what you can expect from the course and how you’ll learn with us.

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