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Nominate Change Agent of the Year 2016

07 Oct, 2016

Please nominate someone you think should become Change Agent of the year 2016.  Last year, Fasika Minda from Ethiopia became Change Agent of the Year 2015.

Official Launch of the Green Building Council of Zimbabwe

30 Sep, 2016

Today is the official launch of the Green Building Council of Zimbabwe. It's an initiative of LIFE Academy Change Agents. "The Green Building Council of Zimbabwe is a non-profit, industry driven and member based organization that operates within the entire... Read more

Development of Educational Learning Resources and Free Software

23 Sep, 2016

On Wednesday we had the pleasure of having Christer Gundersen talk to ICT2016B. Christer Gundersen is a technology enthusiast who is passionate about openness and sharing, he works as the CTO for the Norwegian digital learning arena with a strong focus on the... Read more

Low-carbon project

19 Sep, 2016

We currently have an ongoing project called "Internationalization and growth among companies with products and services that contribute to low-carbon energy". A preliminary study is co-funded by Tillväxtverket and Region Värmland. Read more here: http://life.... Read more

ICT and Pedagogical Development 2016B Sweden Phase

08 Sep, 2016

September 6th was the first day of ICT2016B Sweden Phase, with participants from eight countries. Yesterday was a full day with lectures, study visit and the in the evening a visit to the governor of Värmland.

Sustainable Project Management Starts Today!

22 Aug, 2016

Today is the first day of our Sustainable Project Management program that will run for 1 week. The program takes place in Karlstad, Sweden.

Today is Earth Overshoot Day!

08 Aug, 2016

"On August 8, 2016, we will have used as much from nature as our planet can renew in the whole year."   Please read more about what this means here: http://www.overshootday.org/ and here.

Energy for Sustainable Development

08 Jul, 2016

We would like to share this article published in Energy for Sustainable Development providing an estimate of global livelihoods associated with current fuel-based lighting in comparison to the potential that can be achieved through a transition to solar-LED... Read more

Sustainable Project Management Seminar

02 Jun, 2016

On May 30, 2016, LIFE Academy held a seminar on sustainable project management in Karlstad. Local companies from Värmland were invited to discuss and to be inspired by the topic. Among the companies were Elvenite, Karlstad University, Nifa, Visit Värmland,... Read more

What if: All Education Were Digital

13 May, 2016

Yesterday, one of our previous LIFE Academy participants, Rapelang Rabana, took part in an "in-depth discussion that explored the possible, plausible and probable impacts of digital education." The session was held at the World Economic Forum on Africa. Watch... Read more

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