College of Humanities

UKZN hosts Environmental Sustainable Action & Community Development Conference

The School of Education Community Engagement office in partnership with non-profit education development organisation Centre for the Advancement of Science and Mathematics Education (CASME) recently hosted its second Annual Environmental Sustainable Action and Community Development Conference at the Edgewood campus. This cross-disciplinary (STEM) conference brought together over 200 participants including teachers, students, communities, municipality representatives, businesspeople and academics for an enriching and lively two days of action around the theme of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). UKZN lecturer and conference organiser Dr Angela James said, ‘High Impact Societal and Stakeholder Community Engagement is Goal Three of UKZN’s Strategic Plan.  UKZN intends to foster meaningful interactions with local, national, and international communities for mutual benefit. Its engagement agenda should enrich the Institution’s teaching, learning and research activities, and deepen its contribution to wider society.


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