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PRME UKI News Updates - latest conference speakers, Advance HE Call, PRME Global Students and more


NEWS UPDATE: 12 JUNE 2023 MORE ABOUT THE SPEAKERS AT OUR TENTH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE ON 27th + 28th JUNE Last week we brought you details of six key speakers and panelists. Today we highlight a further six contributors you won't want to miss! To remind you, our upcoming UK and Ireland PRME Chapter's 10th Anniversary Conference is on the 27-28 June 2023, hosted by Aston University in Birmingham. Please register now on the conference website, where you will also find accomodation and other details. Under the theme of "Reflecting, Refreshing, and Re-envisioning," this conference provides a unique opportunity to engage in critical reflection on the impact of PRME and UN PRME over the past decade. Join us in lively discussions and debates on how to refresh and re-envision the future of responsible management education for the decade ahead. The latest speakers and panelists we are pleased to confirm are:

ADVANCE HE CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO NEW PRACTICE GUIDES ON EDUCATION FOR SUSTANABLE DEVELOPMENT A call to anyone who provides learning experiences linked to sustainable development for students in HE. All institutions that support PRME will surely have something to share! Advance HE are looking to publish new practice guides on education for sustainable development to complement the existing suite of guides. If you have an example of ESD practice (from any stage of curriculum development or delivery, student engagement or assessment, or any other aspects of practice advocated in the Advance HE / QAA ESD Guidance, then please provide details for consideration in the next set of guides. For further details and to submit your proposed new practice guide see here: Education for Sustainable Development - NEW GUIDE 2023 Deadline for submission is 30th June. If you have any queries, please email Georgina.Gough@uwe.ac.uk (Advance HE Associate, project coordinator and also PRME Local Network Co-ordinator for SW England and South Wales) PRME GLOBAL STUDENTS EXTEND DEADLINE FOR LATEST ROUND OF STUDENT LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES PRME Global have extended the deadline for applications to both of these initiatives: PGS Regional Leaders and PGS Taskforce Members. The new deadline is 18 June 2023 (23:59 EDT)! You can find all the necessary information about the application processes on the PGS Webpage. PRME Global have asked us to pass a message to our readers. If you have direct recommendations of students you know personally and believe should be considered for the Regional Leader positions, in addition to forwarding the application information to the students, please share their names and contact details with Paulo Speroni so that he can give more attention to their applications. Via this social media toolkit, you can also find assets to promote the application through social media.

Paulo Speroni can be reached via email on speroni@unglobalcompact.org PRME GLOBAL FORUM - LAST REMINDER - IT STARTS ON TUESDAY THIS WEEK ! The 2023 PRME Global Forum takes place on Tuesday and Wednesday this week, 13 – 14 June 2023. In addition to taking stock of PRME’s growth over the last year and highlighting the ongoing work of the PRME community, the 2023 PRME Global Forum will focus on impact across various session themes: pedagogy, climate, digital, and leadership. While the main event is in person, plenaries will also be broadcast to participants worldwide. You can register for in-person (delegate fees apply) and online (no cost) participation here. Chapter Events Calendar If you’re organising a Chapter-related event or wanting to find out what is on, please remember to check our Chapter Events calendar. Additions can be emailed to our Administrator, Bryan Hall, on PRME_UKI@gcu.ac.uk or our PRME Intern, Katie Lee on katie.lee@unglobalcompact.org.uk Items for future news updates Local Network Co-ordinators and other event organisers, when you run a PRME event do send us a short report afterwards (with links to any relevant resources) for wider publicity through these newsletters. Send them to Bryan or Katie on the email addresses noted above. That’s it for now – best wishes from the UK and Ireland Chapter Steering Committee.

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