This module examines the fundamental role of education in achieving a sustainable future. It explores the theoretical foundations and practical applications of ESD principles, equipping students with the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed decisions and know-how of effective knowledge transfer and contribute to positive change.

Course Objectives:

-       Develop a comprehensive understanding of ESD: Explore the origins, key concepts, and principles of ESD as outlined by UNESCO and other international frameworks within the sustainable development framework.

-       Critically evaluate various teaching and learning methodologies: analyse how different pedagogical approaches, such as project-based learning, experimental and active learning, gamification, and co-creation, can effectively foster sustainability literacy, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

-       Develop and implement practical tools and strategies: You will gain practical skills in curriculum design, lesson planning, and assessment methods tailored explicitly for promoting ESD.

-       Promote collaboration and knowledge exchange: By fostering active participation, dialogue, and collaboration throughout the course, we will cultivate a supportive learning environment that encourages diverse perspectives and co-creation of knowledge on sustainable solutions.

Course Learning Outcomes:

-       Explore the interrelationships between environmental, social, and economic sustainability and learn about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

-       Design and implement learning activities that promote critical thinking, joint problem-solving, negotiation, communication and collaborative decision-making in the context of sustainability.

-       Effectively communicate and knowledge transfer methods to diverse audiences based on classified characteristics.

-       Contribute to building a more informed and engaged community capable of driving positive change towards a sustainable future.


Highlights of this Module:

-       Case studies and real-world examples

-       Collaborative learning and knowledge sharing

-       Developing practical skills

-       Envolve in teamwork and gaming experience

Together, we will explore how education can empower individuals and communities to become active agents of change, fostering a more just, equitable, and sustainable future for all.