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This e-course has been developed by the consortium of the Erasmus+ project “Change the Attitude-Change the Climate! Think Global-Act Local!” (Glocal) programme, funded by the European Commission’s Erasmus+.
It is addressed to teachers, educators, youth leaders, organisations, and people of all ages on climate change along with the concept of restorative justice and how to effectively protect the environment using its values. It aims to create in-depth awareness about the climate change, solutions towards sustainable living which will involve educational settings as they are the center from where ideas and practices propagate.
Throughout this e-course, professionals will enhance environmental education and address key competences around their professional development and address basic skills while meeting their needs in an educational programme on Climate Change.
The e-course is structured around 5 modules. The main topics are:
- Restorative justice and Environment
- Call for Action
Each Module is composed of 4-5 Units as well as a test that leads to CPD and YouthPass Certification. The e-course can be paused and completed at the trainees’ own time.
This ecourse was developed in the framework of the project “Change the Attitude-Change the Climate! Think Global-Act Local!” (Glocal) programme, funded by the European Commission’s Erasmus+. The project is delivered by RJ4All International Institute (UK), Carmen Sylva Art College (Romania), İ.ova Youth Art Culture Organisation (Turkey), Lycée Beauséjour (France), Eruditus Language School (Switzerland).
The course convener is Prof. Theo Gavrielides.
Certification, Accessibility and supporting material
Successful completion will lead to CPD (Continuous Professional Development) Certification (20 points). It takes approximately 20 non-stop hours to fully complete all modules and take the test. There are further reading material that are recommended for additional learning. These could add a further 15 hours of non-stop duration.
The e-course includes software that make it accessible in various languages as well as for those with visual and hearing impairments. This course interactive tools are based on H5P. To learn more; overview of the accessibility of the various H5P content types.
The e-course is supported by a free Trainer’s Manual
- Teachers in primary and secondary schools
- Educators in the community
- Youth leaders and youth workers
- Organisations working with young people in all sectors
- Young people and parents
- Green organisations and environmental champions
- Restorative justice practitioners and researchers)
By the end of this course, trainees will be able to:
- compare global population issues and discuss the impact of population on people’s lives
- synthesize possible solutions to over-population
- understand the effects of deforestation on the environment
- discuss human impact on biodiversity
- understand what restorative justice is and what are its principles and key practices.
- acknowledge and enhance awareness of the current environmental crisis.
- understand the application of restorative justice in the environmental context and prevent environmental harm using restorative values and practices.
- integrate environmental restorative justice in education.
- understand the importance of recycling and methods of recycling.
- raise awareness for the future of the planet, on the threat of pollution and the amount of waste humans produce
- become aware of the necessity of picking up discarded items and disposing of or recycling them properly.
- stimulate environmentally friendly behaviour by reducing, reusing and recycling as often as you can.
- gain knowledge on some key characteristics and rights of youth
- gain knowledge on sustainability, its concepts, key actors and tools
- gain knowledge on methods to empower youth to call for action
- gain knowledge on means for action
- have gained awareness of current forms of pollution and an overview of both their causes and consequences to natural, economic and social systems.
- understand environmental problems, looking at causal linkages between pollution sources and impacts to environmental quality and human health
- differentiate between different types of pollutants.
- realize that everyday decisions have an impact on the environment
- have been exposed to learning examples of good practice of technologies and options used to remediate and reduce pollution of the environment
Project Number: 2020-1-UK01-KA201-079000
The European Commission support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
- Lectures 57
- Quizzes 12
- Duration 25 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 295
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self