EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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Course Code: 
ENE 7201
Course Credit Units: 
3
Semester: 
Semester 2
Year of Study: 
Year 1
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Graduate Level
Course Description & Objectives: 

The course which targets teachers and people working in the area of conservation Biology in Education Institutions, Government and Non-Governmental Organizations. These can also be officers with political ambitions with aims of providing the learner with the basic concepts of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) the existing policies and frameworks for its implementation. It examines ESD in the formal, informal and non-formal sectors and strategies for its implementation. It assist the learners to appreciate that biological organisms are resources that can support livelihoods and can be used to alleviate poverty. Educators have added advantage as this course will give them opportunity to reach out to education institutions to assist government programmes in living a sustainable life

Learning Outcomes: 
  •    Explain the meaning of the concept and rationale for ESD
  •    Analyze the factors affecting the management of natural resources.
  •    Formulate appropriate policies on the management of the country’s natural resources.
  •    Evaluate the implications of natural resource degradation on sustainable development.
  •    Discuss the five pillars of ESD.
  •     Review the frameworks and policies for ESD
  •     Review the progress of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Developmen
  •     Design strategies for the implementation of ESD in the formal, informal and non-formal sector in Uganda

 

sustainable development
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