Friday, December 17, 2010
GSRRE Ph.D. Alumna gives Plenary Session in Moscow
GSRRE PH.D. ALUM PRESENTS PLENARY SESSION AT INTERNATIONAL
CONFERENCE IN MOSCOW
DZINTRA ILISKO, Ph.D.’02, Associate Professor and Director of the Institute of Sustainable Education at Daugavpils University, presented a plenary session at the international conference “Education for Sustainable Development and Globalization: Implementation of UNESCO Strategy for the Second Half of the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development” held in Moscow, December 7-8, 2010.
The conference focused on exploring the achievements attained from the first half of the UN Decade, and on identifying future perspectives and initiatives. Dr. Ilisko described the process employed by the Institute of Sustainable Education in reorienting teacher education towards the aim of sustainable development. In 2010 the Institute was once again recognized by UNESCO as one of the few bright examples of successful and creative implementation of the aims of the UN Decade in higher education.
The conference took place in cooperation with the Latvian National Commission for UNESCO.