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NEWS

18/5/2024

At the end of the third week of May, Vilnius University hosted an International Social Hackathon for Sustainability, bringing together students from Greece, Portugal, and Lithuania to address sustainability issues at the Faculty of Philosophy.

10/5/2024

From May 13-17, 2024, the Faculty of Philosophy at Vilnius University is hosting an international social hackathon, marking the peak of the ERASMUS+ (KA220-HED) project SOHACK (Social Hacking of Higher Education for Sustainability).

SOHACK - Social Hacking of Higher Education for Sustainability

SOHACK aims to integrate sustainability into higher education, focusing on environmental, social, and economic aspects. It offers a unique program where students tackle sustainability challenges faced by their universities, blending place-making and hackathon methods with intensive theoretical courses. The project's objectives include establishing sustainable problem-solving methods in higher education, enhancing student and teacher competencies, and creating sustainable solutions within the sector.

Work Package 2 delivers sustainability courses for students and teachers. Students' courses blend competency training with hackathons, fostering sustainability skills irrespective of academic background. Teacher courses, offered online, focus on sustainability teaching methods and hackathon leadership.

WP3 includes a digital learning channel for sharing knowledge and resources. This online learning environment is user-friendly and focuses on problem-based learning approaches.

Piloted SOHACK courses result in trained students and teachers in sustainability, several hackathons, and the creation and promotion of at least six sustainability solutions, documented in an e-booklet.

LEARNING
SUSTAINABILITY

LEARNING
SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainability courses for students and teachers. Students' courses blend competency training with hackathons, fostering sustainability skills irrespective of academic background. Teacher courses, offered online, focus on sustainability teaching methods and hackathon leadership.

SOHACK COURSES
THE SOHACK CURRICULUM
COURSE FOR STUDENTS
Bridging the skill gap
between SSH and industry
Courses for Students
COURSE FOR TEACHERS Module 1
Bridging the skill gap
between SSH and industry
Teacher Course on Sustainability
COURSE FOR TEACHERS Module 2
Bridging the skill gap
between SSH and industry
Teacher Course on Sustainability

HACKING
SUSTAINABILITY

HACKING
SUSTAINABILITY

Greece- March 11-15, 2024
Portugal - April 8-12, 2024
Lithuania - May 13-17, 2024
APPLY TO PARTICIPATE
HACKATHON PROGRAM

Welcome to the 2024 Sustainability Social Hackathon, uniting students in Portugal, Lithuania, and Greece to tackle pressing environmental and social challenges on university campuses. This event offers a unique platform for collaboration, innovation, and real-world solution creation. Participants will form multinational teams, blending diverse skills and perspectives, under the guidance of sustainability experts. It's more than a competition; it's a chance to make a tangible impact and forge international friendships.

Welcome to the sustainability push
in the academic world

Learn, take part, and become the movement!

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Check out the free content

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Browse the paid courses

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Sign up for the free full access membership. This is a great way to experience the sign up flow as a new member would.

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You'll now be able to access any of the protected course materials.

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Go to any lesson, then click "Mark as complete." Member progress gets tracked both on the dashboard and in Outseta CRM.

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View personalized dashboard

Click you name (account dropdown in the top right) to see your personalized dashboard, displaying your completed lessons.

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Edit your profile

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Read the documentation

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FAQ

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