Account4GreenEco shared its pedagocial approach at an international teaching innovation seminar organized by CSEAR

by | Apr 26, 2024 | Sin categoría

The “Sustainability Accounting Learning Platform for a Green Economy” (Account4GreenEco) project has been invited to give a seminar on teaching innovation organized by the Education Community of Practice (ECoP) of the Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR) of the University of St. Andrews (UK). The seminar’s aim was to discuss the pedagogical approach underpinning the project’s online training platform, which is based on the integration of active learning, self-directed learning, and gamification.

During the seminar, which took place on April 11, 2024, via Zoom, this approach was reflected upon from a multi-stakeholder approachTogether with Nicolás García Torea, coordinator of the project, other actors who collaborate in the design, development and validation of the training platform, also shared their views. On the one hand, David Curbelo, sustainability reporting consultant and member of DIRSE – Spanish Association of Sustainability Managers, the project’s associated partner, participated on behalf of the professionals who review and provide feedback on the learning materials. On the other hand, two students selected to attend the project’s first Teaching Activity, organized in Trento in October 2023, also participated in the event. These students were Anna Martinato from the University of Trento (Italy) and Mario Gómez from the University of Burgos (Spain), 

CSEAR is the leading international academic association in the field of sustainability reporting. Its goal is to mobilize the accounting academia to enable a more sustainable societythrough the promotion of relevant high-impact research in this field, as well as quality teaching and external engagement with practice.