CONF: auDes - Partnerships in Environmental Education

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University of Hertfordshire
Association of University Departments of Environmental Sciences in Europe
Third Conference: Partnerships
in Environmental Education

11-12 January 1996
Partnerships in Environmental Education

The University of Hertfordshire invites you to attend the third
international auDes Conference, entitled 'Partnerships in
Environmental Education'.

Aim The aim of the Conference is to exchange experi-ences between
environmental departments thus providing opportunities for

Conference Themes
EU facilitating programmes
Curriculum initiatives
Quality assessment
Industrial links
Collaborative research

There will be a small number of keynote papers supported by
workshops. A poster session has been formally scheduled, which will
allow for discussion with interested parties.

Who should attend
Academic lecturers, administrators and researchers
from all disciplines and those with an interest in environmental
auDes (Association of University Departments of
Environmental Sciences in Europe) The main purpose of auDes is to
link academics and departments in Europe to improve the quality of
environmental education and research at universities.
CHES (Committee
of Heads of Environmental Sciences) CHES seeks to promote all
aspects of Environmental Sciences and to encourage the development
and sharing of 'best practice'.

11 January 1996

10.00 Registration and Coffee

l 0.30 Welcome and Introduction
Professor Keith Bardon, Dean of Natural
Sciences, University of Hertfordshire

10.40 Welcome from auDes, Professor Ton
Schoot Uiterkamp, Chair, auDes

10.50 Andrew Bennett MP, Chair,
Environment Select Committee (UK)

11.25 Charles Duff; Industrial Advisor,
Department of the Environment (UK)

12.00 Collaboration via the EU SOCRATES
Programme. Speaker to be confirmed

12.45 Lunch

14.00 Collaborative Provision
i) Ecotechnics
Andreas Englund, Mid Sweden
University, Sweden
Dr. Petras Zemlys, University of
Klaipeda, Lithuania
14.30 ii) Environmental Management
Frans A. van der Loo, Leiden
University, The Netherlands

15.00 iii) European Credit Transfer Scheme

15.30 Tea

15.45 Workshops
i) Teaching Quality Assessment Andrew Honeybone, University of
Professor Ton Schoot Uiterkamp and
Peter Maarleveld, The Netherlands
ii) Collaborative European Research Professor Helen Rendell, University of
Sussex; Professor Mike Cox, University of Hertfordshire

12 January 1996

9.30 Poster Session

11.00 Coffee

11.30 Workshops
i) Role of Placements
Adam Cade
Keith Pinn, University of Hertfordshire
ii) Curriculum Greening
Kaisu Sammalisto, University College of
Gavle-Sandviken, Sweden
Michiel Berger and Professor Ton
Schoot Uiterkamp, Groningen
University, The Netherlands
14.00 Workshops
i) Distance Learning
Dr. Peter B Sloep, Open University of
the Netherlands
ii) Dual Qualifications
Frits Droge, Van Hall Institute,
The Netherlands
iii) Industry: Making the Most of
15.45 Plenary and auDes General Meeting
Chair: Professor Ton Schoot Uiterkamp

17.00 Finish

19.00 Conference Dinner, Hatfield Oak Hotel
(After dinner speaker,
19.30 Dr. Peter Truscott, MEP)

1 1-12 January 1996
Fielder Centre, University of Hertfordshire, UK
stlg120 auDes or CHES members
stlg160 non members

Includes Conference fee and dinner, refreshments and transport
between accommodation and the Fielder Centre. Please complete the
form provided. Local accommodation can be booked through the
Conference Secretary

For further information please contact:
Miranda Smith
Conference Secretary
Environmental Sciences
University of Hertfordshire
Hatfield Campus
College Lane
Hatfield Herts.
AL10 9AB
Tel 01707 284505
Fax 01707 2X4514

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