This course is based on principles and practice of education for Sustainable Development currently being implemented through the United Nation’s Decade of Sustainable Development 2005-2014 and includes problem solving, critical thinking and experimentation.
This course will explore local, regional, national and international issues of sustainability and stewardship of national resources.
The graduate certificate will be of particular interest to individuals with an interest in:
- teaching and learning (eg teachers and trainers who focus on sustainability);
- interpretation (eg. tour operators, park rangers, visitor centre staff);
- Fostering sustainable practices and behaviours.
Completion of an undergraduate teaching degree, or other relevant degree or diploma, from this or another university.
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Graduate Certificates.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System. An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU).
Additional selection requirements
Other qualifications recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellors of the Faculty of Arts, Education and Social Science the Faculty of Science and Engineering, as equivalent to the above.
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