Sustainable Competences in Higher Education

SustainComp Multiplier Event at UCL 

Wednesday, 6 December 2023 9:00 -15:30 

Niels Bohrs Allé 1, 5230 Odense M, Room H.104B



  • 9.00-9.15
    by UCL University College Rector Jens Mejer Pedersen, Head of Department, Teacher Education Søren Smedegaard and students from Bachelor of Education
  • 9.15-9.30
    Introduction: The aims of the Erasmus+ Project Sustainable Competences in Higher Education, SustainComp
    by Project Manager, Heather D. Johannsen
  • 9.30-10.00
    Keynote: Sustainability leadership in Schools – How can Higher Education support bachelor students’ development of Sustainable Competences?
    Gitte Miller Balslev, Associate Professor, Ph.D. at SDU Odense, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science; Head of CESE (CESE, Center of Excellence in Science Education, NAFA) at University College Copenhagen
  • 10.00-10.45
    Experiences in the project collaboration in
    Presentations from the four partners: University of Agder (UiA) in Norway, Masaryk University (MUNI) in the Czech Republic*, University of Ljubljana (UL) in Slovenia and UCL University College (UCL) in Denmark. (* online) 

  • 10.45-11.00

  • 11.00-12.00
    Workshops with students from UCL and lecturers from the SustainComp partners:
    1. Sustainability and Sandmining, UCL
    2. Sustainable Diets, UiA 
    3. Sustainability and Gender Equality, MUNI (Live stream)
    4. Sustainable Consumption and Energy, UL
  • 12.00-13.00

  • 13.00-13.45
    Poster session
    with student work from the SustainComp course (Full Scale Pilot).
    Some of the posters will be presented on-line.

  • 13.45-14.15
    Keynote: Sustainable Competences – bridging the gap from undergraduate education to primary and secondary school. 

    Klaus Levinsen, Ph.D., Head of Studies Teacher Education, UCL University College. 

  • 14.15-14.30

    Impressions from the day – participant perspectives and closing remarks. 

    Thank you for participating. 

  • 14.30-15.30
    A possibility to network and revisit posters. 
    Refreshments will be served.