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Education in Sustainable Development

Short-term programme of , 10 ECTS
Teacher's training

Institution UCL University College
Campus UCL Education and Social Sciences - Odense
Duration 19 weeks
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://www.ucl.dk/international/course-catalogue/exchange-programmes/education-in-sustainable-development
The module gives you competences in evaluating, planning and carrying out projects within a subject or cross-curricular subjects relating to teaching, or working with, sustainability.

Target Group

Exchange students from various faculties or programs of study who have been permitted to study at a university or a University College. The course is particularly suitable for students in the faculties of education, social sciences, natural sciences and humanities.In order to participate, students must speak English at an advanced level (C level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)).

Purpose

The module gives you competences in evaluating, planning and carrying out projects within a subject or cross-curricular subjects relating to teaching, or working with, sustainability. Focus is on
  • different theories on sustainability
  • the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
  • local and global ecological footprint
  • sustainable resource utilization, e.g. sustainable food production
  • interaction between people and technology
  • didactic discussion on why and how to teach  sustainable subjects
  • developing materials and didactic designs for teaching sustainable subjects


Learning Outcome

The module consists of 16 course days (4 hours per course days) and group work with instructions.The elements of the module are:
  • Lectures on the topics of the module (see under Purpose of the Module)
  • Debate and reflections on sustainability related to the lectures and excursions
  • Excursions to schools, other institutions and companies that work with sustainability
  • Presentation of the projects to peers and stakeholders
  • Peer feedback


Autumn 2020

Application date
May 15
Start date
Aug 10

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