Professor Phd in didactics
Background as a science teacher. He is a professor in education, director for didactics and director/chair of the research environment ”Studies of Meaning-making in Educational Discourses” (SMED) at Uppsala University. He is visiting professor at Maynooth University (Ireland) and Ghent University (Belgium) and has a long experience in developmental projects in foremost Sweden and Asia and in research on teaching and learning in science and sustainability education.
KATRIEN VAN POECK
Snr researcher in sustainability
Worked as a non-formal educator in youth work and NGOs and as a sustainability education policy advisor for the Flemish government. Extensive experience in capacity building for educators. Research professor at Ghent University’s Centre for Sustainable Development ,coordinates the research line on sustainability education. Lead in projects and networks on learning in sustainability transitions, sustainability in higher education, climate education and challenge-based teaching on real-world sustainability problems.