Engaging Students in Human Rights – An Example from Queen’s Management School

This month PRiMEtime is looking at student engagement featuring innovative examples from schools globally. This week we look at an innovative partnership coming from the UK. Queen’s Management School saw an opportunity to collaborate with the Northern Ireland Business and Human Rights Forum to develop an innovative programme that engages students in human rights issues and how … Continue reading Engaging Students in Human Rights – An Example from Queen’s Management School

How CUOA Business School in Northern Italy Responded to COVID-19 and What’s Next

Italy, and in particular Northern Italy, was hit early on by the COVID-19 pandemic and Business Schools in that region had to respond and adapt quickly. As one of the first countries to be impacted, it didn’t have the benefit of learning from how other schools had, or were currently responding.  CUOA Business School, a … Continue reading How CUOA Business School in Northern Italy Responded to COVID-19 and What’s Next

Embedding the SDGs into the Curriculum and Research – lessons from the Gordon Institute of Business Sciences in South Africa

The Gordon Institute of Business Science in South Africa has been part of the PRME Champions since 2018 and a signatory since 2009. They are committed to working collaboratively to achieve higher levels of performance in transforming business and management education in curricula, research, educational frameworks, sustainability based partnerships and thought leadership. I spoke with … Continue reading Embedding the SDGs into the Curriculum and Research – lessons from the Gordon Institute of Business Sciences in South Africa

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles (including during COVID-19) – School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana

At School of Economics and Business at the University of Ljubljana (SEB LU) in Slovenia health promotion is key. The School has put in place an impressive range of activities, from lectures and workshops, healthy eating options, and a unique sports programme, to support staff and students alike. I recently spoke with Manca Smolej about … Continue reading Promoting Healthy Lifestyles (including during COVID-19) – School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana

18 Schools, 18 Approaches – International Women’s Day (Part 1 of 3)

March 8th is International Women’s Day and the theme this year is ‘Generation Equality’. I have been tracking how PRME Signatories report on initiatives relating to women and gender in their Sharing Information on Progress reports for several years now and am still surprised at how few schools report on these. Over the next few … Continue reading 18 Schools, 18 Approaches – International Women’s Day (Part 1 of 3)

Empowering Women on and off Campus – Munich Business School

March 8th is International Women’s Day and the theme this year is 'Generation Equality'. In honour of this, PRiMEtime will focus in on several schools celebrating women’s achievements, raising awareness against bias and taking action for equality. In their most recent SIP report, Munich Business School in Germany outlines several specific initiatives in place to … Continue reading Empowering Women on and off Campus – Munich Business School

For Students, By Students – Student Engagement at TBS Business School, France

We often focus in on the sustainability focused courses and initiatives that have been put in place for students studying at business schools. But what about the students? At a growing number of schools not only are the students themselves showing interest and championing projects but many are organising themselves into groups and committees with … Continue reading For Students, By Students – Student Engagement at TBS Business School, France

How Schools are Focusing on Modern Slavery – 8 Examples

Curriculum: Nottingham University Business Schoolin the United Kingdom has been working on eliminating modern slavery in supply chains through their involvement in the Rights Lab. They are embedding this agenda into their teaching and learning activities. For example, in Managing Operations, a core module, over 300 students become anti-slavery activists by contributing to Walk Free, … Continue reading How Schools are Focusing on Modern Slavery – 8 Examples

Special Feature on Modern Slavery – The Modern Slavery Research Cluster at the University of Western Australia

Modern slavery is an umbrella term used to describe a number of crimes, including, but not limited to, human trafficking, forced labour, sexual slavery, child labour and trafficking, domestic servitude, forced marriage, bonded labour including debt bondage, slavery and other slavery-like practices’ (Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, 2017)  Modern slavery is a crime that … Continue reading Special Feature on Modern Slavery – The Modern Slavery Research Cluster at the University of Western Australia

Looking forwards with the 2018-2019 PRME Champions – One Initiative for 2020

Now that 2019 is past us, lets focus on 2020. To start off the year I asked the 2018-2019 PRME Champions 5 questions in relation to PRME and will be posting their answers throughout the week. First off I asked them to list one or two initiatives connected with their institutions and the Sustainable Development … Continue reading Looking forwards with the 2018-2019 PRME Champions – One Initiative for 2020