Education for Sustainable Development
This is an elective course in the Master's Programme in Education with International and Comparative specialisation. It is also offered as a single course (module).
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The course aims to offer a platform to deepen theoretical understanding and raise critical and practical awareness concerning Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). In order to address the interdisciplinary and intersectional nature of sustainable development, the course content covers global, international and comparative perspectives of ESD.
The course contains compulsory instruction which combines lectures, workshops, discussions and group work to achieve the learning outcomes. Included in the course is compulsory presentation of students own examination as well as critical review of another student’s examination task. Students are required to attend 80% of the compulsory course sessions. Student absences of more than 20% of the course sessions must be compensated via additional course assignments.
Students with more than 40% absence from the compulsory course session must retake the course. For further information see the course description.
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.