[cmsms_row data_width=”boxed” data_padding_left=”3″ data_padding_right=”3″ data_color=”default” data_bg_position=”top center” data_bg_repeat=”no-repeat” data_bg_attachment=”scroll” data_bg_size=”cover” data_bg_parallax_ratio=”0.5″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_padding_bottom=”50″][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_heading type=”h3″ font_weight=”normal” font_style=”normal” text_align=”left” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”20″ animation_delay=”0″]Education Portfolio[/cmsms_heading][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″]The mission of the Green Office Education portfolio is to embed sustainability in the curriculum at the VU.[/cmsms_text][/cmsms_column][/cmsms_row][cmsms_row data_width=”boxed” data_padding_left=”3″ data_padding_right=”3″ data_color=”default” data_bg_position=”top center” data_bg_repeat=”no-repeat” data_bg_attachment=”scroll” data_bg_size=”cover” data_bg_parallax_ratio=”0.5″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_padding_bottom=”50″][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_heading type=”h2″ font_weight=”bold” font_style=”normal” text_align=”left” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”20″ animation_delay=”0″]Greening your education…[/cmsms_heading][cmsms_tabs mode=”tab” active=”1″ animation_delay=”0″][cmsms_tab title=”Inside the Classroom”]

As an academic instutition, the Vrije Universiteit has a responsibility to educate its students for the world they are inheriting. Access to an comprehensive curriculum on sustainability is integral to the future success of its students. The Education Portfolio of the Green Office is focused on working with professors and academic staff to lobby the university to increase the presence of sustainability in the academic offer. Courses and minors that have a sustainability component should be diverse and accessible, allowing students from a broad range of academic backgrounds to learn about sustainability in an interdisciplinary way.

Interested in including sustainability in your own academic trajectory?

  • Consult the inventory to see which courses are on offer that have a sustainability.

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Beyond its effort to embed sustainability in the curriculum, the Green Office endeavours to supplement the core academic activities of the university by hosting its own Lunch and Evening Lectures. These lectures have a more casual feel and touch on a wide range of topics under the broad umbrella of sustainability.

Check out the first Lunch Lecture about Sustainable Amsterdam on Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 at 12:30 in the Green Office! And continue checking the website for upcoming Lunch and Evening Lectures.

Interested in giving your own lecture or have an idea for a speaker?

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