What is Sustainability? Online Open Course

  Online Open

“I would recommend this course to anyone who has an interest in sustainability, nature, the planet, humans, well-being …We can all do our little bit, and this course will certainly help you on your way. “

In this informal course we will explore seven key themes of Sustainability in relation to Education for Sustainable Development & Global Citizenship (ESDGC).

No prior knowledge of this subject is necessary only an open mind and a willingness to constructively participate in discussions.

The course embeds The Wellness of Being methodology (WoB) in supporting participants engagement.

Weds –  19:00 – 20:30 UK – 10 weeks

Commencement date and price provided through our collaboration partner Bridgend  College button below.

 On successful completion: Agored Cymru Certificate (one credit)

1    Introductions; Expectations; Course Overview

2    Health & Well Being

Understand the importance of a healthy lifestyle and acknowledging that basic needs must be met universally.

3    Consumption and Waste

Understanding that resources are finite and that this has implications for the people’s lifestyles, industry, and future generations.

4    Choices and Decision

Understand that choices and decisions have consequences and that conflicts are a barrier to development and a risk to us all and why there is a need for their resolution and the promotion of harmony.

5    Climate Change

Recognise the importance of taking individual responsibility and action to make the world a better place and understanding the range of alternative ways to both save and generate energy.

6    Natural Environment

Developing respect for all living things and acknowledging the relationship between people and the environment.

 7    Identity and Culture

Understanding, respecting, and valuing human diversity and cultural, social, and economic and recognising the negative impact of discrimination and prejudice on individuals and groups.

8    Wealth and Poverty

Understanding how people, the environment and the economy are inextricably linked at all levels from local to global.

9    Plenary (Synthesis) Submit Portfolios

10   Going Forward & Farewells

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Safeguarding: The contents on this course are for educational purposes in Sustainability only and not as substitute professional or otherwise healthcare advice.

Provided through our collaboration partner Bridgend College

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