GDSS1006
Striving for Sustainability: Education About, In, and For the Environment in Various Contexts

GDSS1006
Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GDSS1006 EDUC (3,3,0)
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What is the course about?

GDSS1006 will begin by tracing the origin of environmentalism and the ideas of sustainable development and environmental sustainability. Students will learn about the theories and practices behind the acquisition of environment-friendly knowledge, skills and values. Students will explore education for sustainability(EfS)/ environmental education(EE) in schooling systems of Hong Kong and other places. The course will analyze other agencies’ efforts to transmit pro-environment and sustainability messages, and to operate related activities, such as organic farm visits organized by green NGOs, tree planting sponsored by corporations,and waste recycling drive led by neighbourhood groups.

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Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.