What is Sustainability? Online Open Course
£150 – Free in Wales
“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
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
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