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Environmental Educators Course
August 22, 2016 @ 8:00 am - August 26, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
This course considers approaches to environmental teaching and learning, ideal for individuals engaging with others in the environmental sector and particularly relevant for teachers, trainers and environmental practitioners.
A wide variety of methods and approaches to environmental education are explored during the 5 day contact sessions, with a strong hands on focus and flexibility to incorporate a particular environmental issue or risk.
The course consists of the following unit standards:
- 13637 – Network broadly in order to source information and support around a key environmental issue or risk (4 credits)
- 13651 – Review a variety of approaches to learning, teaching and evaluation (4 credits)
- 13632 – Demonstrate knowledge of environmental education goals, principles and methods and their appropriateness in different contexts (4 credits)
It is well suited for aspirant environmental education practitioners and educators working in municipalities, the private sector or with communities aiming to equip others with improved environmental understanding and skills for sustainability.
Successful participants will be awarded an ETDP SETA Statement of Results after completing the three unit standards.
- Cost: R6300
The course rate is inclusive of VAT, tuition fees, lunches, teas, learner, materials, training venue, field trips/activities, assessment, moderation, and verification. Course rates are exclusive of accommodation, breakfasts, dinners and transport to and from the venue.
WESSA provides training, education and skills development programmes to private individuals, corporates and all spheres of government, with an extensive range of courses designed to address the critical scarcity of the skills that are required to drive a green economy.
WESSA’s training courses provide an essential link between people and the environment and cut across WESSA’s core focus areas of environmental education, water, biodiversity, waste, energy and environmental legislation. The courses place emphasis on developing hands-on, practical skills, exploring situated knowledge in the context of pressing environmental issues and instilling a sense of pride and purpose.