Enaging and Empowering Students - The power of values: Co-designing solutions

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This presentation on 'The Power of Values: Co-designing Solutions' was given as part of a morning workshop on Engaging and Empowering Students at the EAUC-Scotland Conference 2015 by Laura Copley, Low-Carbon Behaviours Development Officer at Young Scot.

Session Outline

Young Scot’s pioneering co-design approach on subjects such as energy, waste, food and transport has generated considerable insight into the values, aspirations and attitudes of young people in relation to sustainability. This workshop showed how, since 2013, this successful behaviour change programme has seen over 59,000 young Scots actively participate in activities which encourage low-carbon lifestyles.

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EAUC-Scotland held their third conference on the 17th November 2015, sharing examples, ideas and opportunities for Colleges and Universities working to develop and promote sustainability within their institution.

The conference theme, A Shared Responsibility, highlighted that for effective change sustainability action is not only needed by estates teams, but also academic and support staff, senior management and students, and requires engagement with local and national partners and other further and higher education institutions.

Find all resources from the Conference using the tag EAUCS2015.