The resource has been presented at a number of local events and conferences including the JISC Festival of Learning in June this year. The presentations have generated a lot of interest in replicating the idea in other educational institutions.
The feedback from students undertaking the Trail and the tutor mentor staff who have delivered it for the pilot has been very positive. In fact, it has generated a request for more resources, as well as informing revisions to the original. Tutor mentors have asked for extra support materials that include a greater exploration of sustainability issues, an introductory presentation and tutor guide.
It is anticipated that the activity will be delivered over 2 sessions rather than the one session of the pilot.
It is going to be rolled out to approximately 2,750 new students of City College at the start of the new academic year.
1 Use every opportunity to raise sustainability awareness
2 Work co-operatively and inclusively across the institution
3 Keep the delivery method and technology simple.
Good innovative use of technology to engage with students. Great to see global citizenship being addressed and embedded within the institution. This can be replicated by othe institutions.
“We are committed to sustainability and raising awareness among our students and staff, as well as embedding the subject into our curriculum. The Green Gown Awards are a hallmark of good practice and excellence within the education sector nationally. We’re delighted to have been recognised.”
Heather MacDonald, Chief Executive