Internship

From 2017 the Centre has received a number of interns from different intstitutions. The Centre has found this experience to be very valuable and useful. Interns have found the experience to be very interesting because of the opportunity to work with the Sustainable Development Goals and other intitiatives towards sustainable development. Below you will find an overview of the different tasks that are given to our interns and also an overview of our past interns and their acitivities. 


Work activities 

  • Research-related:

-collecting data about education for sustainable lifestyles (ESL) initiatives around the globe (literature study, online investigation, surveys, etc.)

-maintaining an overview of individuals, organizations, networks and foundations that deal with ESL and especially values-based learning

-consolidating information from reports received from PERL/UNITWIN and 10 YFP/GAP partners about ESL

-providing updates on the development of (values-based) indicators related to the Sustainable Development goals (SDG’s)

  • Administration-related:

-communicating with PERL/UNITWIN, UNESCO GAP partners and 10YFP-SLE partners

-disseminating the PERL/UNITWIN learning materials available

-preparing workshops, seminars and conferences

  • Information sharing: 

-communicating with others who enquire about ESL and PERL/UNITWIN’s work

-documenting PERL/UNITWIN activities (photographing, reporting, etc.)

-maintaining communication about ESL via social media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)

-creating reports and exhibitions


Current intern: 

Maria Botella-Martinez

María Botella Martínez, University of Valencia, Spain. Doctorate Degree in Local Development and International Cooperation.

Line of research: Education for Sustainable Citizenship.

Time period: 01.04.2019-28.06.2019. 

Activities at the Centre: 

 

Past Interns:

Eva Lederer

Eva Lederer, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Master in preschool education.  

Line of research:

Time period: 01.10.2018-14.12.2018

Activities at the Centre: Developed the new Good Practice booklet Education for Sustainable Lifestyles, Learning to live for people, planet and prosperity Vol. 1. Also actively contributed to the development of Active Learning Toolkit #10 Food for Thought


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Tanja Rakocevic, Leuphana University Luneburg, Germany. Bachelor in Environmental and Sustainability Sciences.

Line of research: 

Time period: 09.04.2018-18.06.2018

Activities at the Centre: Wrote her bachelor dissertation based on a study that explored the usage and impact of teaching materials for ESD with an Active Learning approach on the development of key competencies in Norwegian students. 


Joris Wabeke, Wageningen University, the Netherlands. Master Degree in Forest and Nature Conservation. 

Line of research: Management

Time period: 01.08.2017-01.12.2017

Activities at the Centre: Developed the Good Practice booklet Learning to Know, Education for Sustainable Living. Also did an online investigation to collect data about education for sustainable lifestyles (ESL) initiatives and activities around the globe which resulted in a report.  


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Linde Berg, Wageningen University, the Netherlands. Master Degree in Forest and Nature Conservation.

Time period: 01.04.2017-31.07.2017

Line of research: Education

Activities at the Centre: Developed the Active Learning Toolkit #8 Dare to Differ. Actively involved in organising and participating in the Global Citizenship week that was organised thoughout the University with activities at different campuses. 


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Louis Vandermaes, VIVES University College, Belgium. Bachelor in Agro-biotechniek.

Line of research: Green Management

Time period: 20.03.2017-20-05.2017

Activities at the Centre: Contributed to the development of a Good Practice booklet. Actively involved in organising and participating in the Global Citizenship week that was organised thoughout the University with activities at different campuses.