Master of Education (sustainability), make a difference
Make a difference
If you undertake our Education for Sustainability course you will:
– Be exposed to issues associated with local ecosystems, including the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics World Heritage Areas
– explore local, regional, national and international issues for sustainability and stewardship of national resources
– discover the roles local communities can have in contributing to stewardship
– gain an appreciation of our outstanding natural assets within a global context.
Who is this course for?
This course is relevant to teachers, trainers, school leaders, administrators; education and communication officer and to any individual seeking to upgrade their sustainability expertise.
JCU is now a signatory to the Talloires Declaration – an international commitment to sustainability in higher education making us one of 350 universities across 40 countries to commit to a ten-point action plan for incorporating sustainability and environmental literacy in teaching, research, operations and outreach.
The School of Education offers courses to develop knowledge and skills for education for sustainability based on principles and practice implemented through the United Nation’s Decade of Sustainable Development 2005-2014.
Education subjects cover the challenges of learning in the Anthropocene, the current Australian curriculum and national and international framing documents and ideas as well as communication skills, pedagogies and the latest developments in education for sustainability research and practice.
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