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Thursday, November 6, 2008

International Workshop on Module Development for Faculty Training on Sustainability

"The RCE Penang (Regional Centre of Expertise) on Education forSustainable Development is organizing an "International Workshop onModule Development for Faculty Training on Sustainability" on:
Date : 7-9 November (Friday - Sunday)
Venue : CenPRIS (C 23)

Among the highlights are presentation from sustainability experton "Approaches and Practices for Training and Education on Sustainability" from different countries:

Experiences from Europe and Latin America
Matthias BarthLeuphana
University of Lueneburg,
Institute forEnvironmental & Sustainability Communication,

Experiences from South Africa
IRob Donoghue
Environmental Education and Sustainability Unit,
Rhodes University,
South Africa

Experiences from Japan
Mino Takashi Graduate School of Frontier Science,
Adjunct Professor, I
ntegrated Research System for Sustainability Science
Tokyo University,

Experience from Australia
Barbara de la Harpe
RMIT Australia

Experiences from South Africa II
Jim TaylorDirector,
Wildlife and Environment Society of SouthAfrica,
South Africa

And also a presentation by USM' VC on "Universities in 21st Century:In Search for a New Metaphor – Is Sustainability the Answer?

The workshop is open to any interested parties but due to limited space of the venue it will be on first come first served basis.

For further detail please contact Puan Kamsiah at ext 2459

Zainal Abidin Sanusi, Ph.D
Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE)on Education for Sustainable Development
Corporate and Sustainable Development Division
Universiti Sains Malaysia
11800 Penang

"The age of Nation is past. The task before us now, if we would notperish, is to build the earth" - Teilhard de Chardin (FrenchPhilosopher 1881-1955)

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