Announcing the Launch of the MECCE Project’s Regional Hub Network

The Monitoring and Evaluating Climate Communication and Education (MECCE) Project is pleased to announce the formal launch of its Regional Hub network. The Regional Hub network is one the MECCE Project’s key initiatives for ensuring the project has an impact in a variety of regional and cultural contexts. More information on the Regional Hubs is in […]

New agreement supports enhanced environmental education in public schools

Saskatoon Public Schools (SPS) and the Sustainability and Education Policy Network (SEPN) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to further sustainability and climate change education initiatives. JUNE 22, 2020 The new agreement supports sustainability and climate change education for SPS administrators and teachers, and includes the development of […]

USask-led partnership awarded $2.5M to advance global climate education

Working with international partners, the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has been awarded a $2.5-million Partnership Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) to increase climate change education, training and public awareness on a global scale. JUNE 8, 2020 The six-year Monitoring and Evaluation of Climate Change Education (MECCE) partnership, led […]

USask researcher examines UN climate change education

According to the United Nations, education and training is a crucial part of tackling climate change. JANE CAULFIELDSep 4, 2019 Three landmark UN policy programs aim to empower and support governments to accelerate solutions through education, training and public awareness as they work to mitigate and adapt to climate change. For University of Saskatchewan researcher […]

SEPN Receives SSHRC Insight Grant to Examine the Influences of UN Policy Programs on Climate Change Education

We are pleased to announce an international team led by SEPN Director Marcia McKenzie has been awarded a $280,000 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Grant to research “The Influences of Policy Actors on UN Policy Programs on Climate Change Education.” This study will examine the influences of governmental and nongovernmental policy-makers on three U.N. […]

EECOM 2019 Conference in the News!

Thanks again to all our sponsors, volunteers, and presenters who worked hard to make this year’s conference a success! Your hard work was featured several times by news media, including Radio Canada and Global Saskatoon’s News at 6 on Sunday, May 12. Learn more about the EECOM 2019 conference and check out the links below: […]

SEPN Research Featured in the Times Higher Education

A recently published article on sustainability engagement in the world’s higher education institutions by the Times Higher Education includes info on SEPN’s Canadian research on climate change education and fossil fuel divestment work, as well as a nod to our post-secondary sustainability census.

EECOM 2019 CFP Closed

Thank you to everyone who submitted a proposal to contribute to the EECOM 2019 Conference program! A huge number of proposals poured in and are in the process of being reviewed by EECOM, SaskOutdoors, The Sustainability and Education Policy Network, and The Sustainability Education Research Institute – SERI. Prospective participants will be notified if their submissions have been accepted in mid-February […]