Adult education providers initiate or join partnerships to have a relevant societal impact for a green transition – reaching new target groups and opening up for new possibilities and collaborations.
What you see below are three sub-areas related to areas of ‘Partnerships for Sustainability’. Have a look at them briefly – does your institution have policies or practices in these sub-areas? If you’re interested in finding out how your organisation performs in this overall area of sustainability, you can take the self-assessment test that corresponds to the entire matrix.
Developing policies and/or strategies that guide the institutionto behave environmentally sustainable in its work practices.These can include a series of principles, responsibilities andcommitments for the institution to follow.
Collaborative participation is about actively inviting citizen-driven initiatives and facilitating co-creation of the institutions’ programs, putting the institutions’ resources at use for green transition-initiatives. The following could be included under this:
VENUES AND EQUIPMENT:
Make venues, equipment and other resources available forcitizen-driven initiatives.
Shape the institutions’ programs and activities based on proposals from people and the community.
Initiate community projects for a green transition together with people and local stakeholders.
Creating and being an active part of partnerships for sustainability among adult learning and education institutions. The following could be included under this:
Partner up to promote adult learning and education as a driving force for sustainability and the green transition.
Co-organise and take part in activities that enable mutual learning for sustainability.
Lobby for additional funding opportunities relating to adult learning for sustainability.
Jointly develop adult education projects for sustainability at the local, regional, national or international level.
Developing and joining partnerships with companies, civil society and public sector to have joint impact for sustainability, support mutual learning and the creation of new initiatives. The following could be included under this:
Develop partnerships with economic, social, cultural and/or environmental focus – to enable mutual learning and joint impact.
GEOGRAPHICAL SCOPE: Initiate collaboration for sustainability and the green transition at the local, regional and/or national level.
VENUES AND EQUIPMENT:
Make venues, equipment and other resources available for joint initiatives.
Design learning activities in collaboration with private companies, civil society and public sector bodies.
Co-initiate sustainability projects to enable a green transition.