Katalin Czippán

International Consultant, Education and Communication for Sustainable Development Issues, National University of Public Service (NUPS), Hungary

Katalin Czippán works as an international consultant on education and communication for sustainable development issues for the National University of Public Service (NUPS). At NUPS she was invited by the Institute of Executive Training and Continuing Education to develop a handbook and training course on sustainable development and Katalin conducts these two-day courses for public officers. She supported the Budapest Water Summits both in 2013 and 2016 by coordinating stakeholder participation and communicating practical solutions that contribute to achieving the targets of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. She is a teacher, having experience in the field of communication and education for sustainable development from nature camps to policy making and from kindergarten to public officers. Previously Katalin worked as the international coordinator of the ELENA project at the Bavarian Academy for Nature Conservation and Landscape Management (ANL) and as deputy head of the strategic department at the Office of the Ombudsman for the Future Generations. She also served as a director for Environmental Education and Communication Program Office in Hungary, a governmental institute whose task is to develop strategies and policies for all types of education. Among others, she is a member of the Hungarian Society for Environmental Education for which she analyses case studies collected by the support network to see what kind of changes are caused in the learning processes by working in partnerships solving "real world" challenges. Based on the analysis she has co-authored the book Collaboration and Education for Sustainable Development, 2010.


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