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CSDS 3rd Conference: Education, Sustainability and Inclusive Development

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· Stage
Entering & Getting Ready
Enter the platform, get comfortable and prepare to embark on this SDG4 journey!
2021-01-26T08:30:00Z 2021-01-26T09:00:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Entering+%26+Getting+Ready Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Opening Plenary: Agenda 2030 and Responsive Universities: Rectors respond to Social Movements
Rectors of Dutch educational institutions answer the questions on the critical social issues posed by movement representatives.
2021-01-26T09:00:00Z 2021-01-26T10:00:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Opening+Plenary%3A+Agenda+2030+and+Responsive+Universities%3A+Rectors+respond+to+Social+Movements Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Coffee Break & Networking
Grab a cup of coffee and take a break or go ahead and enter Networking room to meet and chat with other participants
2021-01-26T10:00:00Z 2021-01-26T10:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Coffee+Break+%26+Networking Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Education Governance, Youth and Teaching during Covid-19
Can COVID-19 reverse the progress made on SDG4 in LMICs? This panel discusses the cases of Myanmar, Uganda, Kenya and Jordan.
2021-01-26T10:30:00Z 2021-01-26T12:00:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Education+Governance%2C+Youth+and+Teaching+during+Covid-19 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Paradoxes of Sustainable Development in the Amazon rainforest
This workshop analyzes the value chain of vegetable leather, where we will reassess the paradigm of sustainable development in the Amazon.
2021-01-26T10:30:00Z 2021-01-26T12:00:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Paradoxes+of+Sustainable+Development+in+the+Amazon+rainforest Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Re-minding colonization and decolonization in IDS
As a step towards decolonizing IDS, this interactive student-led session is an open-to-all forum to discuss privilege and bias in academia.
2021-01-26T10:30:00Z 2021-01-26T12:00:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Re-minding+colonization+and+decolonization+in+IDS Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Pedagogies of Degrowth
In this panel, we will discuss how the imaginary of degrowth can be nurtured through teaching and also in teaching formats and assessment procedures.
2021-01-26T10:30:00Z 2021-01-26T12:00:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Pedagogies+of+Degrowth%09 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Visual Storytelling on Development and SDGs: Story to Vlog
How to find an audience for your research and present all that knowledge in an engaging way? A workshop on Storytelling.
2021-01-26T10:30:00Z 2021-01-26T12:00:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Visual+Storytelling+on+Development+and+SDGs%3A+Story+to+Vlog Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Lunch Break & Networking
Lunch time! Feel free to go to the Networking room and connect with other participants.
2021-01-26T12:00:00Z 2021-01-26T13:00:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Lunch+Break+%26+Networking Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Adapting Research and Fieldwork during COVID-19
In a workshop, early scholars explore the impact and ways forward in adapting research and fieldwork during COVID-19.
2021-01-26T13:00:00Z 2021-01-26T14:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Adapting+Research+and+Fieldwork+during+COVID-19 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Access to Knowledge in pursuit of Sustainable and Inclusive Development
Research takes years, but the change does not wait. This panel discusses how to ensure practitioners have timely access to knowledge that is actionable.
2021-01-26T13:00:00Z 2021-01-26T14:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Access+to+Knowledge+in+pursuit+of+Sustainable+and+Inclusive+Development+ Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Is Cultural Humility required to increase Diversity & Inclusion in Science?
To widen support for diversity and inclusion and enhanced cultural awareness in science, this workshop brings you Diversity Journal Club @ Science Park.
2021-01-26T13:00:00Z 2021-01-26T14:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Is+Cultural+Humility+required+to+increase+Diversity+%26+Inclusion+in+Science%3F+ Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Comenius Carrousel: Teaching Innovations for Inclusive Education
Comenius Network comes to you with a carrousel workshop on Teaching Innovations for Inclusive Education.
2021-01-26T13:00:00Z 2021-01-26T14:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Comenius+Carrousel%3A+Teaching+Innovations+for+Inclusive+Education Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Educating for Sustainable Development: Integrating SDGs in Higher Education
This workshop aims to aid teachers in making sense of the SDGs from the perspective of their educational field and their topic of expertise.
2021-01-26T13:00:00Z 2021-01-26T14:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Educating+for+Sustainable+Development%3A+Integrating+SDGs+in+Higher+Education Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Coffee Break & Networking
Let's take a break here! Don't forget to tune in with other participants in the Networking room
2021-01-26T14:30:00Z 2021-01-26T15:00:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Coffee+Break+%26+Networking Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
COVID-19 and Education for Sustainable Development
This panel invites the experts in higher education for sustainability to reflect on the lessons learned from education in COVID-19.
2021-01-26T15:00:00Z 2021-01-26T16:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam COVID-19+and+Education+for+Sustainable+Development Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Leaving Fossil Fuels Underground Masterclass
Various specialists discuss what leaving fossil fuels underground actually imply and what challenges and opportunities there are.
2021-01-26T15:00:00Z 2021-01-26T16:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Leaving+Fossil+Fuels+Underground+Masterclass Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Decolonizing Development Studies
Can development studies respond to the possibility of ethical life not built on the suffering and the consumption of life of earth and others?
2021-01-26T15:00:00Z 2021-01-26T16:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Decolonizing+Development+Studies Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Can Learner-centred Pedagogy Ensure Education Quality?
In this panel, we will discuss classroom pedagogy and its role in improving learning outcomes and skills development (cases from Rwanda, Malawi, Ethiopia).
2021-01-26T15:00:00Z 2021-01-26T16:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Can+Learner-centred+Pedagogy+Ensure+Education+Quality%3F Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Lifelong Learning: Creating a Futureproof Workforce
This session will focus on the aspect of lifelong learning possibilities for company employees.
2021-01-26T15:00:00Z 2021-01-26T16:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Lifelong+Learning%3A+Creating+a+Futureproof+Workforce Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Plenary #2: Critical Perspectives on Education, Sustainability and Inclusive Development
This session reflects on the contemporary challenges, blind spots, and absences of Education and International Development.
2021-01-27T09:00:00Z 2021-01-27T10:00:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Plenary+%232%3A+Critical+Perspectives+on+Education%2C+Sustainability+and+Inclusive+Development Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Coffee Break & Networking
Day 2: More coffee, more connections in the Networking room! Get to know other participants!
2021-01-27T10:00:00Z 2021-01-27T10:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Coffee+Break+%26+Networking Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Social Movement Learning & Knowledge Production in Conflict, Crises & Authoritarianism
The panel draws on the insights of the research project exploring learning and knowledge production of 4 social movements (Turkey, Colombia, Nepal, SA)
2021-01-27T10:30:00Z 2021-01-27T12:00:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Social+Movement+Learning+%26+Knowledge+Production+in+Conflict%2C+Crises+%26+Authoritarianism Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Educational Innovation for Sustainability
How do we prepare our students for a future yet unknown? In a workshop, we will explore the qualities our students need to live up to sustainability challenge.
2021-01-27T10:30:00Z 2021-01-27T12:00:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Educational+Innovation+for+Sustainability Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Decolonizing Social Sciences
A panel discussion to explore the extent to which inclusive and equitable education requires a decolonial perspective on social sciences.
2021-01-27T10:30:00Z 2021-01-27T12:00:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Decolonizing+Social+Sciences Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Wild Pedagogy: Sensory experiences from the Amsterdamse Bos
The session on building a community of the curious through a wild pedagogy that practices thinking and acting alternately and as one.
2021-01-27T10:30:00Z 2021-01-27T12:00:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Wild+Pedagogy%3A+Sensory+experiences+from+the+Amsterdamse+Bos Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Education, Early Marriage and Gender Equality
We will discuss the relationship between education and early marriage, considering the meaning both take in different country and cultural contexts.
2021-01-27T10:30:00Z 2021-01-27T12:00:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Education%2C+Early+Marriage+and+Gender+Equality Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Lunch Break & Networking
Perhaps a lunch break with one of your new connections from the Networking room?
2021-01-27T12:00:00Z 2021-01-27T13:00:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Lunch+Break+%26+Networking Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Teacher wellbeing and safe Education spaces in Conflict and Emergency contexts
This panel will discuss the complex position and roles of teachers who work in conflict-affected, emergency and displacement contexts.
2021-01-27T13:00:00Z 2021-01-27T14:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Teacher+wellbeing+and+safe+Education+spaces+in+Conflict+and+Emergency+contexts++ Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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How can Cooperation Between Education and Business Help Progress SDGs?
Sustainability consultants and SDG Challenge bring you a workshop on how to forward SDGs by cooperation between Business and Education
2021-01-27T13:00:00Z 2021-01-27T14:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam How+can+Cooperation+Between+Education+and+Business+Help+Progress+SDGs%3F Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Education for SDGs: Exploring Debates on Decolonizing Education
This session aims to challenge ESDG's status quo by drawing up alternative ways to education and learning.
2021-01-27T13:00:00Z 2021-01-27T14:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Education+for+SDGs%3A+Exploring+Debates+on+Decolonizing+Education Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Inclusive Education in the Developing World
Scholars from the Centre for International Cooperation @ VU will talk about Inclusive Development in developing countries.
2021-01-27T13:00:00Z 2021-01-27T14:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Inclusive+Education+in+the+Developing+World Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Roundtable: Education for Research or Practice?
SDG- and Education-focused organizations discuss whether Dutch education, as is, is effective in overcoming SDG challenges in the Decade of Action.
2021-01-27T13:00:00Z 2021-01-27T14:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Roundtable%3A+Education+for+Research+or+Practice%3F Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Coffee Break & Networking
A short break to get a refill and use another chance to connect with other participants in the Networking room
2021-01-27T14:30:00Z 2021-01-27T15:00:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Coffee+Break+%26+Networking%09 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Shaping Inclusive and Sustainable Cities and Neighborhoods
In this interactive session, we explore how Inclusion, Diversity & Sustainability can be supported simultaneously. Cases from India, Peru, NL and SA.
2021-01-27T15:00:00Z 2021-01-27T16:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Shaping+Inclusive+and+Sustainable+Cities+and+Neighborhoods Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Fossil Fuels & Climate Change: Lessons from Youth Activists & Educators
The panel followed by a debate will assess if our global educational systems are well-equipped for current and future climate challenges.
2021-01-27T15:00:00Z 2021-01-27T16:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Fossil+Fuels+%26+Climate+Change%3A+Lessons+from+Youth+Activists+%26+Educators Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Decolonizing International Development Studies
This panel addresses the need to decolonize International Development education and offer alternative ways to consider the academic field.
2021-01-27T15:00:00Z 2021-01-27T16:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Decolonizing+International+Development+Studies Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Community Learning and Inclusive Education in Developing Countries
This panel presents work on community learning from different perspectives. Case studies from Nairobi, South Africa, Amazon and Morocco.
2021-01-27T15:00:00Z 2021-01-27T16:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Community+Learning+and+Inclusive+Education+in+Developing+Countries Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Preparing Sub-Saharan African youth to succeed: Quality Education, Career Guidance & Counselling
The roundtable session on how career guidance was experienced in Sub-Saharan Africa and what was recommended to enhance youth development.
2021-01-27T15:00:00Z 2021-01-27T16:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Preparing+Sub-Saharan+African+youth+to+succeed%3A+Quality+Education%2C+Career+Guidance+%26+Counselling Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Closing Plenary: Towards Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education
A closing plenary session to draw conclusions of the conference and discuss the way forward together with the heads of Dutch universities.
2021-01-27T16:30:00Z 2021-01-27T17:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Closing+Plenary%3A+Towards+Inclusive+and+Equitable+Quality+Education Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


Lucy Wenting

Drs. Lucy Wenting, Director, Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Amsterdam

Karen Maex

Professor Karen Maex, Rector Magnificus of the University of Amsterdam

Andre Nollkaemper

Prof. Dr. André Nollkaemper, Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam

Agneta Fischer

Prof. Dr. Agneta Fischer, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, University of Amsterdam

Inge Hutter

Professor Inge Hutter, Rector of the Institute for Social Studies

Lize Swartz


Chantal Naidoo

European Climate Foundation

John Grin

Prof. dr. John Grin, University of Amsterdam

Melanie Ehren

Professor Melanie Ehren, Professor at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, honorary Professor, University College London.

jonathan jansen

Professor Jonathan Jansen, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Johanna Koehler

Dr. Johanna Koehler, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Marieke de Goede

AISSR Scientific Director

Artemisz Severinghaus

Sustainability Leadership Hub

Jesse Sarbeng

Ghana Cocoa Board

Ann Gachoya

MoE Kenya

Rehema Nagawa

MRC/ UVRI, LSHTM Uganda Research Unit

Charlotte De Fraiture

Professor Charlotte de Fraiture, Vice-Rector of the IHE-Delft Institute for Water Education.

Peter van Tienderen

Prof. Dr. Peter van Tienderen, Faculty of Science University of Amsterdam

Sylvia Bergh


Eva Meijer

MSc graduate International Development, Wageningen University & Research

Lotje de Vries

Assistant Professor, Sociology of Development and Change Group, Wageningen University

Selina Abraham

University of Amsterdam

Margreet Zwarteveen

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Tasniem Anwar

University of Amsterdam, Co-organiser of the Decolonising Europe Webinar series

April Coetzee

War Child

Esther Miedema

Dr. Esther Miedema, University of Amsterdam, SGLP, GID

Omar Fye

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Arjen Wals

Professor Arjen Wals, University of Wageningen

Michaela Hordijk

Dr. Michaela Hordijk, Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam

Mario Novelli

CIE, University of Sussex

Natalija Counet

Talent Initiatives Lead at Amsterdam Economic Board

Eva de Snoo

De Groene Afslag

Hester van de Kuilen

University of Amsterdam

Lina Jiang

Department of Child Development and Education, University of Amsterdam

Arthur Rempel

University of Amsterdam

Marjolein Zweekhorst

Athena Institute, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Caterina Marinetti


Kate Negacz

Netherlands Research School for Socio-Economic and Natural Sciences of the Environment

Oscar Widerberg

Dr Oscar Widerberg, Assistant Professor of Environmental Policy, VU-IVM and FSW Political Science

Philipp Pattberg

Amsterdam Sustainability Institute, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Sippora Zoutewelle

Coordinator Amsterdam Sustainability Institute

Inti Soeterik

University of Amsterdam

Anne Karam

University of Amsterdam

Elisa Terragno Bogliaccini

RMIDS, University of Amsterdam

Aye Aye Nyein

Independent Researcher, Yangon

Melina Merdanovic


Anna Seeger


Jenny Parkes

UCL Institute of Education

Vinod Subramaniam

Professor Vinod Subramaniam - Rector Magnificus Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Frans Kamsteeg

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Organisation Science

Rosalba Icaza

Institute of Social Studies

Machiel Keestra

PhD, Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, Diversity Officer at Faculty of Science; UvA

Diana Hmelevska

Master of Business Candidate University of Amsterdam

Emanuele Fantini

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Crelis Rammelt

University of Amsterdam, SGPL

Luciana Duarte

PhD Researcher in Development Studies at International Institute of Social Studies and in Product Engineering

Roxana Dumitrescu

University of Amsterdam

Mieke Lopes Cardozo

University of Amsterdam

Joyeeta Gupta

University of Amsterdam

Clara McDonnell

University of Amsterdam

Christoforos Zafeiris

University of Amsterdam

Chiel van der Veen

University of Amsterdam

Carolina Valladares

University of Amsterdam

Beste İşleyen

University of Amsterdam

Barbara Hogenboom

University of Amsterdam

María Gracia Fonseca Ashton

VVOB Ecuador

Olaf Erz

PhD Candidate University of Amsterdam

Elinor Bray-Collins

Humber College Toronto Canada

Antoine Heideveld

Director Het Groene Brein

Dr. Edward KADOZI

Centre for Development Policy, Rwanda

Aniek Santema

EDUKANS Foundation

Birgit Boogaard

Assistant Professor Wageningen University

Jasmin Gorji

MSc graduate Prescott College

Glen Tyler

Head of South Africa

Coenraad Krijger


Wiert Wiertsema


Celiwe Shivambu

Youth Activist, South Africa

Joris van Santen

SDG Challenge

Liesbeth Lens

Sustainability Consultant, TheRockGroup

Arianti Ina Restiani Hunga

Head of the Centre for Gender Research and Studies, Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana, Salatiga, Java, Indonesia

Gabriela Cuadrado-Quesada

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Reinier Hille Ris Lambers

Programme Leader Biodiverse Environment, Wageningen University & Research, former Senior Advisor to WWF

Robert Mudde

Representative of VSNU, Vice-Rector Magnificus and Vice President Education at TU Delft

Anka Mulder

Board Member of Vereniging Hogescholen

Kees Van Kaam

Chairman UAS SDG - Coalition

Won Jung Byun

Senior project officer in the Section of Education for Sustainable Development, UNESCO

Cyril Brandt

University of Antwerp

Yusuf Sayed

University of Sussex

Nashia Ajaz

University of Amsterdam

Floris Burgers

University of East Anglia

Bianca Pereira Passaro

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Modiehi Mokoena

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Azusa Matsuda

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Annet Kragt

University of Amsterdam

Harry Wels

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Tejendra Pherali

Institute of Education, UCL

Patrick Kane

CIE, University of Sussex

birgul kutan

CIE, University of Sussex

Marielle Le Mat

Royal Tropical Institute

Rosalba Icaza

Academic Staff ISS

Tamara Soukotta

PhD Researcher ISS, Trainer/ Teacher Leiden University

Umbreen Salim

PhD Researcher, Trainer /Teacher, ISS

Zuleika Bibi Sheik

PhD Researcher, Facilitator /Teacher, Member Diversity and Inclusion Team, ISS

Irene Torsello

Student Representative

Virginie Mamadouh


Wendy Harcourt

ISS/ Erasmus

Marwa Ahmed

Master Student Neuroscience, Student-Assistant Faculty Diversity Office, UvA

Nina Witteveen

PhD candidate Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, UvA

Tatiana Glad

Co-Founder & Director Impact Hub Amsterdam

Sonja Marzi

Dr. Sonja Marzi from the London School of Economics

Juliette Cortes

Twente University

Roland Postma


Joan Ritar Kasidi

MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit

Simone Datzberger

UCL Institute of Education

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