Online Certificate Programme on Education for Sustainable Development 2018
This unique programme is designed to provide participants with the understanding, knowledge, and skills to integrate Education for Sustainable Development and Education for Global Citizenship into classrooms, schools, and curricula with depth and creativity.
This unique programme is designed to provide participants with the understanding, knowledge, and skills to integrate Education for Sustainable Development and Education for Global Citizenship into classrooms, schools, and curricula with depth and creativity. It offers a space to learn about the Sustainable Development Goals with a special focus on the SDG 4.7.
Unlike most programmes in sustainability, the Earth Charter is used as a central feature of this approach.The Earth Charter provides a broad, inclusive and powerful values-based orientation that can be infused within the missions and purposes of most educational programmes. The methodologies introduced are ones that can be applied to all learning across the curriculum and across grade levels.
The Certificate Programme has a duration of five months. It consists of four courses plus five seminars. Each course consists of five sessions (one per week). The minimum hourly load per participant required to take this programme is 124 hours.
All information on the programme can be found here.
The programme has four courses, which are:
- A Planetary Perspective: Toward a Culture of Peace, Sustainability, and Well-Being – Facilitators: Lorna Down and Rosalyn McKeown
- Values and Principles for Sustainability: The Earth Charter as an Ethical Framework and a Call to Action – Facilitators: Mirian Vilela and Alicia Jimenez
- Transformative Learning and ESD: A Holistic Pedagogy Grounded in the Neurosciences – Facilitator: Sam Crowell
- The Way Forward: Models and Skills for Implementing ESD with the Earth Charter – Facilitator: Mark Hathaway
The programme will start on 17 January 2018 and will finish on 20 June 2018. The deadline to apply with special discount is 15 November 2017.