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Democratized, Innovative and Sustainable Education for the Future – oikos Curriculum Academy 2021 in retrospect

29 March 2021 | Academies, News

The third oikos Curriculum Change Academy was jointly organized by oikos St. Gallen and the oikos international Curriculum Change Initiative team from February 26 to 28 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event, which was originally going to take place in St. Gallen, was held fully online. Despite this particular context, we were so grateful to have gathered more than 30 people from several countries in this inspiring Academy. The main novelty of this year’s Academy was the involvement of LEAP’s researchers track participants. Under the motto: “Bringing together early career researchers and students for curriculum change” we hosted events to learn together and kicked off our Curriculum Change Coaching Program. For the latter, LEAP researchers underwent... »

Call for workshops at the 2021 FutureLab

26 March 2021 | FutureLab, News

The oikos Curriculum Change Squad invites you to organize a workshop at 2021 FutureLab! The 10th annual oikos FutureLab will take place online form April 23rd to 25th 2021. The event will be focused on the “Justice Shift – Building a passage for a just world”, with a series of speakers, workshops, open spaces and interactive activities. On the 25th, the Curriculum Research Squad will be hosting a workshop on “Justice in Education”. We want the workshop to highlight various topics related to sustainability in business and economics education. We already have a few teams ready to run workshops, but we’re looking for more! The workshop will be 1.5 hours long and can be on any topic related... »

Help us plan the oikos in Residence!

15 May 2020 | Programmes

This summer the oikos in Residence will be taking place in YOUR residence, with all events held online. So to make plans we want to hear a little about what times and days would work best for you and what topics you want to hear more about. The oikos in Residence is a new event that promotes research related to economics and business education. The team is still designing the program, but we imagine sessions will include topics like building arguments for curriculum change, doing curriculum reviews or student surveys, and designing options for alternative curricula.  Let us know what you think here. ... »

oikos Curriculum Academy 2020 in retrospect

14 May 2020 | Academies, News

The second oikos Curriculum Change Academy was jointly organized by oikos Lausanne and the oikos international Curriculum Change Initiative team from April 3 to 5 2020. Due to the situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was held only online. Despite this particular context, we were so grateful to have gathered more than 30 people from several countries in this inspiring Academy.  Over the course of 3 days, we tried to grasp the breadth of economics and management subjects and relate them to current social and environmental challenges. Professors, early career researchers, and students came together to understand each other’s needs and exchanged on how to collaborate in order to drive the curriculum reform towards sustainability. This... »

A brief look into the second Curriculum Academy

19 April 2020 | Academies, News

The oikos Curriculum Academy is participant-driven workshop for students, early career researchers, faculty representatives and other stakeholders, developed and facilitated by oikos student members. Its main purpose is to reflect and learn about innovative economics and management programs and teaching approaches that are designed to address current global environmental and social challenges. The second edition of oikos Curriculum Academy took place from April 3 to 5. Originally planned both online and onsite in Lausanne following the success of such format of the first Academy last year in Prague, the organizing team was forced to shift it into a fully online format. This, however, didn’t pose much of a problem to oikos Lausanne and the Curriculum Change Team of... »