Opening Plenary - teen climate activists with Claudia Ruitenberg
Claudia Ruitenberg is Professor in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of British Columbia. Her teaching and scholarship are in the area of philosophy of education, with a special emphasis on ethics and political theory. She is currently teaching a graduate seminar on Philosophical Debates in Environmental Education. She is author of Unlocking the World: Education in an Ethic of Hospitality (2015), as well as numerous articles and chapters. She is also co-editor of Education, Culture and Epistemological Diversity: Mapping a Disputed Terrain (2012), and editor of (among other titles) Reconceptualizing Study in Educational Discourse and Practice (2017). Born and raised in The Netherlands, she now lives in Vancouver and on Salt Spring Island.