Karen Acton – Environmental Teacher Leaders- Motivation, Supports and Barriers

Dr. Karen Acton is Assistant Professor Department of Leadership Higher and Adult Education, OISE/UT.

In this research conversation, Dr. Acton talks her dissertation work focused on the educators in our schools who take on the role of leading sustainability work. What motivates them? What are the supports that enable them to continue to do this work? What challenges and barriers exist in keeping this work going?

Find out more about Dr. Karen Acton and her work: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/lhae/Faculty/412207/Karen_Acton.html

Learn more about other research at OISE/UT by following them on Twitter: @OISEUofT

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Stephen Hurley

Chief Catalyst voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer. As the founder and chief catalyst at voicEd Radio, Hurley is passionate about nurturing stronger relationships between education research, practice and policy.