(Re)designing a module to embed Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

Alison Calvert, Kieran Higgins*, Alysha Thompson, Tracy Galvin

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This article presents "Sustainable Food Systems", an undergraduate food science module, as a case study demonstrating the key principles of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and the experience of taking part in the 2022 UNESCO Learning Design and ESD Bootcamp. The article concludes with a reflection on the learnings and broader challenges in within HE when working in an ESD-informed way.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages7
Specialist publicationReflections
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2022


  • Educational for Sustainable Development
  • Learning Design
  • Active Learning
  • Transformative Pedagogoies
  • Co-Design


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