Become a Change Agent with Education for Sustainability.
The Master in Education with a focus on Sustainability, Creativity and Innovation (SCI) provides educators with the core competencies to become leaders in sustainability education. The program will provide you with the knowledge and skills to create transformative learning opportunities for others.
The M. Ed. (SCI) is designed for both formal and non-formal educators, administrators, innovators, classroom teachers, and environmental, community, and sustainability leaders. This M. Ed. (SCI) utilizes the competencies for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) that have been defined by the United Nations and emphasizes the significance of utilizing a holistic approach that enables the learner to envision change and engage in personal and professional transformation. Applying these sustainability principles with creativity and an entrepreneurial orientation contributes to well-being for all, sustainably.
Program Overview -Flexible online course delivery -Designed for part-time study -Can be completed in 36 months -Option of course work only (non- thesis) or a thesis route. See program layout and course descriptions here. -Non-thesis students complete seven core graduate courses (21 credits) and three graduate elective courses (3 credits per course) -Thesis students complete five core graduate courses (3 credits each); two graduate electives (3 credits each), and a thesis (9 credits) -Curriculum is a total of 30 credits
Why an M. Ed. in SCI? -Become a stronger, more empowered leader for sustainability education -Affirm, clarify, and enhance your sustainability knowledge and skills to create transformative opportunities for teaching and learning -Deepen your knowledge with engaging content and innovative ideas -Inspire others to create positive, powerful learning strategies designed to foster well-being for all, sustainably -Enhance your skills as well as your resume with field-based research experiences and practical project design and implementation in your own setting -Position yourself as a leader and change agent in a the emerging fields of sustainability scholarship and the Green Economy
Why CBU? -Our Education Department has a core focus on Education for Sustainability with all students completing a core course Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future -Our Education programs offer students groundbreaking courses related to sustainable happiness, sustainability education, aboriginal culture and language, positive mental health, and Living Schools -Our faculty are committed to teaching excellence and undertaking original research to support the sustainability scholarship -CBU is committed to being a leader in developing programing and providing opportunities that foster sustainability creativity, and innovation -CBU is home to the Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment, a research, development leader for clean technology
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Recipient: Cape Breton University
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