Tiny houses in Finland – why? How?

How can you and I enhance sustainable development? In my workshops, I always ask the participants, in one way or another, how they are already enhancing sustainable development and what they could do to get a discussion started about solutions and actions. Therefore, I think a lot about what I can do myself, beyond educatingJatka lukemista ”Tiny houses in Finland – why? How?”

Call open for Nordic educational institutions and researchers to apply for developing education models for sustainable development, until June 1st. 

The network for sustainable development at the Nordic Network for Adult learning facilitated a roundtable ”on development of educational models for sustainable development lifestyles” at the 9th Nordic Conference on Adult Education and Learning on May 20th, 2022. At the roundtable, we presented the call, which is open until June 1st, for researchers and educationalJatka lukemista ”Call open for Nordic educational institutions and researchers to apply for developing education models for sustainable development, until June 1st. ”

3.59 – my thoughts about the time dimension for sustainable development

Inspired by the three Finnish medals for the Niskanen family in the Winter Olympics 2022, I decided to share my thought about the time dimension for sustainable development and a piece of my sports history. In November, I attended the Finnish Conference on Vocational and Professional Education Research at Turku University of Applied Sciences. InJatka lukemista ”3.59 – my thoughts about the time dimension for sustainable development”

Consultancies’ carbon handprint is 1300 times larger than their footprint!

On Friday, I learned that consultancies’ carbon handprint is 1300 times larger than their footprint! which SKOL – Finnish Association of Consulting Firms released at the COP26 – UN Climate Change Conference, see full report: https://bit.ly/31LKPE8. This came up in the final panel discussion at the Finnish Conference on Vocational and Professional Education Research at TurkuJatka lukemista ”Consultancies’ carbon handprint is 1300 times larger than their footprint!”

Seize the opportunity – insights from my first year as an entrepreneur for sustainable development

A year ago I had a couple of days off my daily work. I sat at the kitchen table of my parent’s summer cottage, by the fireplace, writing the application for Tove Holm Consulting. I had thought about the name for some weeks and realized that the customers I had, knew me from earlier work,Jatka lukemista ”Seize the opportunity – insights from my first year as an entrepreneur for sustainable development”

Share what you have learned about enhancing adult education for sustainable development in the Nordic countries

YOÙ are invited to contribute to the Inspiration Book for sustainable development in adult education in the Nordic countries. Submit your contribution now, or no later than 11.11.! YOU, who work with adult education, continuing education, or with engaging and facilitating adults, e.g. in a company, municipality, association, or network in the Nordic countries. TheJatka lukemista ”Share what you have learned about enhancing adult education for sustainable development in the Nordic countries”

The Importance of Sustainable Approaches to Work-Based Migration and Integration

The Sustainable Development Goal, SDG, 10 addresses reducing inequalities within and between countries. It also addresses inequalities related to representation and migration. One way to reduce inequalities that result from migration is to ensure that the integration processes and employment possibilities picture the resulting diversity of the workforce. Check out the discussion from a panelJatka lukemista ”The Importance of Sustainable Approaches to Work-Based Migration and Integration”

Successful facilitation, why and how?

When a group is gathered to plan forward it is crucial to lead the workshop successfully, which is facilitation. Facilitation is to help a group be the best together (Gullstrand, 2020). I have three favorite methodologies I apply which I decided to share, hoping that you would share with us one of your favorite practices.Jatka lukemista ”Successful facilitation, why and how?”

Why do I write, because the action is the goal?

Please, don´t misunderstand me, I think strategies, goals, and programs are important, as well as the follow up of them and the most challenging step: to make the necessary improvements based on the evaluation; but; the emphasis should always be on the action. Only with action can we accomplish change. I write because I wantJatka lukemista ”Why do I write, because the action is the goal?”

Curriculum Development for Climate Change Education

Recently I´ve received confirmation that education and further education have a huge impact on climate change and learned the advantages of organizing international sustainability courses. Last week I was invited to hold a lecture and workshop on the course Curriculum Development for Climate Change Education in Global South at Tampere University in Finland. My mainJatka lukemista ”Curriculum Development for Climate Change Education”