Ellen MacArthur Foundation Circular Economy Event at Bradford University

Re-thinking Progress: Educating for a changing world is the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s first ever education open-house event in partnership with the University of Bradford's centre for the circular economy. We would love you to join us 25th-27th March at the University of Bradford re:centre.

At this FREE event choose from workshops on teaching and learning or key technologies such as urban food production and developing the curriculum. If you are new to the circular economy join our breakfast briefings for a full update. Lunch is provided each day.

  • Systems thinking – skills for a changing world
  • Visit the new STEM Centre
  • Bootcamps on understanding the circular economy
  • Briefing for staff (breakfast provided)
  • STEM and circular economy - activities
  • New teaching tools to inspire students
  • ‘Pop-up farms’
  • Learning with and through aquaponic food systems
  • The circular economy in a global context – Dutch experience at 14-19
  • This is what we found – classroom teachers experience (D&T, science)
  • Design and technology – additive manufacturing and 3D printing
  • Changing face of business education- selling performance not product
  • New insights into teaching about agriculture in the developing world (geography)
  • Katie Whelan (TU Delft) shares her ideas – an interactive game about materials and choices

For further information, a full programme and to book your place please visit:



Published: 18/03/2014
Audience: all schools, headteachers, teachers, science, technology, engineering, maths, economics, business te
Contact: Michele Miller

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