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EQ930 - Education for Sustainable Development

  • Module code: EQ930
  • Module name: Education for Sustainable Development
  • Department: Centre for Education Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module introduces and critically examines Education for Sustainable Developmetn (ESD). It addresses ESD both as a global project and as a series of local intiatives. Key questions running through the module are: What is ESD and what change is it intended to make? What theories and assumptions have informed the development of ESD? To what extent can it deliver its key objective of transforming citizens, societies and economies? What procedures and approaches are involved in the implementation of ESD? What difference can ESD make to curricula and pedagogy? What effects has its introduction had in Early Years and Tertiary Education settings? How can the effectiveness of ESD be evidenced? What evidence is there that ESD is effective? What new developments in the field are presently under discussion?

Principal learning outcomes

Demonstrate an understanding of the key debates within ESD. Demonstrate an informed understanding of the relationship between ESD educational institutions and local, regional and global education and sustainability policies. Demonstrate a capcaity to connect global issues of ESD as goals, strategies and practices. Demonstrate a capacity to reflect on the desirability and feasability of future ESD developments.

Timetabled teaching activities

Weekly 2 hour workshop/lecture adn 1 hour seminar

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ces/postgrads/

Other essential notes

Please note that this module is offered at both 30 and 20 CAT versions.

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: EQ930-30)
A (Assessed work only) 5000 word assignment 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
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  • Postgraduate Taught Psychology and Education (C8X3) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Psychology and Education (C8X4) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Social Science Research (L98D) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (X31L) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (X31L) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (X31L) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Studies (X3A1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Global Education and International Development (X3AN) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Leadership and Management (X3M1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Leadership and Management (X3M1) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Religions, Society and Education (X3R2) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Research Doctorate in Education (X3X8) - Year 1