Where to Study Circular Economy and CE Education Courses Around the World with Tim Forslund
Episode 011: Podcast Show Notes
Tim Forslund tells us about the ‘Learning Landscape Research’ he conducted at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation where he spent six months investigating the circular economy learning offerings that are available both online and at higher education institutions. Tune in to find out which two unexpected countries are leading the way with circular economy learning offerings and hear how circular economy concepts are currently being taught around the world.
Podcast Highlights and Circular Economy Takeaways
- 3:30 The why and how behind the Learning Landscape Research
- 10:45 How Finland and the Netherlands are leading the way as places to study circular economy
- 12:45 Examples of courses around the world and what we can learn from how circular economy is being taught
- 17:30 What educators think is most important when teaching circular economy concepts
20:45 Future trends and opportunities for linking finance, law, and digital to circular economy
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About Today's Guest
Tim Forslund is an Environmental Officer at the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing. He previously I worked as a Research Analyst at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, mapping and analysing circular economy learning in higher education and creating content for the China programme.
About the Show
Getting In the Loop is a weekly podcast dedicated to exploring how to transform to a more circular society. Join host Katie Whalen as she examines the challenges facing our current resource use and discovers alternatives to the ‘take, make, dispose’ way of doing things. Each week she interviews circular economy experts about what they’re doing and learning. Together we'll uncover what circular economy means in practice and find out what's being done to keep our resources in a loop rather than sent to waste. Let's get in the loop!