Learning for a Sustainable Future: Live at COP26

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The Live at COP26 is a collection of open resource videos that explores the broader context of COP26 and considers other key frameworks such as COP15 (The UN Convention on Biological Diversity) and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  We share the then ‘live’ insights into the issues discussed at COP26, as well as responses to the conference themes from children and young people, community groups and ministerial bodies, both nationally and internationally. Using these ‘starting points’, learners were invited to reflect on what they heard, watched and read and think about what these conversations and issues mean to them.

These videos was designed for anyone with an interest in sustainability – and that should be all of us! You may find the resource particularly useful if you are involved in education at any level. There has never been a more urgent need for the world to work together and take collaborative action to secure a sustainable future for people and planet.  These videos remains a great resource for those who are looking for ideas and inspiration to help us all take our next steps beyond the conference. 

These videos are free open resources, originally created for the short online course Learning for a Sustainable Future: Live at COP26, which ran in parallel with the COP26 conference in November 2021. The course is no longer running but you can still work through the content in your own time using the videos in this open resource.

Learning for a Sustainable Future: Live at COP27

Running in parallel with the Egypt's COP27 conference from 7th to 22nd November 2022, the Live at COP27 course offers you an opportunity to further explore the topics and themes covered at the conference.

Learning for a Sustainable Future: 5-week course Interested in educational approaches to sustainability? You might also be interested in a 5-week version of this course, Learning for a Sustainable Future, where you’ll explore a range of global, community and school-based contexts and develop an informed personal response to major challenges, such as climate change and gender equality.
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This resource is hosted on the University's Media Hopper channel.

Learner reviews
The course was very interesting because it provided insight into the complete COP agenda - format was kept exciting due to mixed formats of videos, discussions, education forums and invited me to contribute my thoughts too.
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  • Type of course
    Open Resource: openly licensed instructional digital materials such as text, videos, audio files and other media.
  • Cost and certification
    Free. No certificate available.
  • Duration
    Self-paced video
  • Weekly effort
    Self-paced video
  • Difficulty level
    Introductory: No previous knowledge required
  • Learning platform
    Open Educational Resources
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