Global Environment & Society Academy

New Visiting Professor

Professor Chuck Hopkins has been appointed Visiting Professor in the School of Education. His appointment was supported by and resonates with the themes of the GESA.

Visiting Professor at the School of Education

Professor Chuck Hopkins

Chuck Hopkins is the UNESCO Chair for Reorienting Teacher Education to Address Sustainable Development, and the United Nations University Chair responsible for establishing regional centres of expertise regarding education for sustainable development (ESD) in cities around the world. In these roles he provides advice and linkages between ESD and Higher Education in regards to several UNU projects.

He holds a Chair at York University in Canada, and has had a long career in education in Canada as a teacher of natural science, environmental and outdoor education, School Principal and governmental policy advisor.

Chuck Hopkins gave the keynote presentation at the launch of GESA in June 2011.

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