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oikos Newsletter December 2018

17 December 2018 | Newsletters

It’s December! The winter is here, and Christmas spirit has already engulfed our daily life. Today, we want to share some positive news and update you about our community. As always, we had a very busy preceding month: The oikos LEAP Advanced participants attended their first webinar, and Francophone Meeting welcomed our French-speaking oikees in Lausanne, while our alumni gathered together in a number of cities across Europe. Meantime, our new oikos International Board i.e. the oikos President and Vice Presidents met in southern France to discuss next year’s strategy and priorities. The board shared their heartfelt message in the “3o seconds with…” segment of the newsletter. Do not forget that oikos Belgrade is working day in and... »

oikos Newsletter November 2018

14 November 2018 | Newsletters

Welcome to the November edition of our newsletter! The preceding month was full of amazing experiences for the oikos community who came together in Switzerland. The annual oikos FutureLab facilitated a vibrant exchange of ideas of building lasting change both in the classroom and in the broader world. The LEAP Meeting 2018 focused on empowering young decision-makers whose duty will be to shape a sustainable future for the generations to come. oikos also held a Legislative Assembly on 25 October that elected new oikos International Board 2019. Seven enthusiastic oikees joined President-elect Clémentine Robert and will shape oikos development in the coming year. Our members also remained active in their local chapters. oikos Graz hosted an event on... »

oikos Newsletter October 2018

12 October 2018 | Newsletters

October will be an exciting month for oikos – full of new ideas, challenges, and acquaintanceships.  On 19th October we will kick off the oikos LEAP Meeting in Leysin, Switzerland. The week-long meeting will host over 65 oikos members, alumni, and partners from different parts of the world. On October 26, oikos community will gather at the FutureLab 2018 to discuss opportunities for building lasting change in the world and in our classrooms. In this edition of our newsletter, let us introduce our new Curriculum Project designed to allow students to advocate for a better economics and management education. We also tell you about the LEAP Webinar that focused on the importance of facilitation. We are proud to... »

oikos Newsletter September 2018

14 September 2018 | Newsletters

The fall is here, and there is just over a month left before the oikos community will get together in Switzerland to attend the LEAP Meeting and the oikos FutureLab 2018. Applications for both programs are now closed, and applicants will soon hear about the organizing teams’ decisions. Meanwhile, read the September edition of our newsletter to learn about the CEE Meeting held in Warsaw from 6th to 9th of September and get ready for the Francophone Meeting in Lausanne. This month, the LEAP Advanced class 2017/2018 summarized their LEAP journey and explained what being a part of the program meant for them. In the “30 seconds with…” segment meet Eva Späte. She is a former president of... »

oikos Newsletter August 2018

09 August 2018 | Newsletters

Welcome to our newsletter! Amid the summer heatwaves, let us tell you what oikos community has been up to embed sustainability into our education and practices. In this August edition of our newsletter, learn about upcoming LEAP information call and read about Edutopia Summer Academy powered by oikos Vienna 2018. In the alumni segment of the newsletter we introduce Moritz Schwarz, oikos London alumnus who reminisced his time at oikos and told us about his career in sustainability . In the “30 seconds with…” segment meet Katrine Tirsgaard Mortensen from oikos Copenhagen, who reflected on her oikos experience and on the importance of knowledge exchange between people from different parts of the world. Do not forget to register for... »