Join us to Nodus Talks at the Design Museum on 26th of April 2018. The theme of the event is Learning Sustainability, which is discussed with the lead of Tatu Marttila and Pinja Sipari.
Tatu Marttila has been teaching in Creative Sustainability from 2010 to 2015. Currently, Marttila is finishing his PhD dissertation on multidisciplinary sustainability education and learning in Creative Sustainability Master’s programme, which he will be discussing in NODUS Talks. This is a good opportunity to learn more about CS programme from researcher’s perspective. Another key speaker of the event is Pinja Sipari. Sipari is an environmental educator with multifaceted experience on teaching both students and teachers on urban farming and climate. Her work includes ‘Teacher’s climate guide’ (Open ilmasto-opas), which helps Finnish primary school teachers to approach climate change from each subject’s point of view. She is also an active member of Dodo Ry (environmental organization) and Ilmari (climate education program).
NODUS TALKS series is organized by NODUS Design for Sustainability Research Group of Aalto University, bringing together researchers and practitioners on topics relevant to design, innovation and sustainability. Presentations will be followed by a panel discussion, both held in English.
TATU MARTTILA is a researcher and lecturer in sustainable design, with an interest in how future design professionals can be a part in facilitating sustainable change. He will focus on the challenges and potential of the master degree program “Creative Sustainability”.
PINJA SIPARI is an environmental educator specialized in climate change education and garden education. She will tell about her experiences of training teachers on climate change issues and describe how school gardening can be part of sustainability education.