The Stifterverband regularly surveys university administrations in Germany about their assessment of the general climate in their institutions. The publication a few days ago, which refers to the year 2021, shows an overall positive picture but also a clear kink in the assessment of one’s own teaching. The authors of the report suspect that it could be due to the switch to online teaching, but this does not seem very plausible in the overall picture.
Policy packages for complete decarbonization in the global north and the global south (Dr. Germán Bersalli IASS). We are pleased to announce the seventh and the last event in our lecture series “Research meets Practice. Scientific and Civil Society Approaches to the Sustainable Development Goals” on Wednesday, 30. November at 16:00 CET, 10:00 COT.
Universities and colleges are looking to conserve energy to cushion increased costs. Online teaching is once again coming into focus as a crisis management teaching format. In Rhineland-Palatinate, this has already become a problem. The discussion shows how persistent the narrative of “sickening online teaching” is.
The first event of our lecture series took place on October 19th. The series opened with a Colombian speaker, Ana Maria Aguierre Callas (Head of the ColombiaCONNECT network). In her presentation, she reported on the ColombiaCONNECT network project, its activities and the challenges of promoting sustainability in complex contexts.