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Continuing Teacher Education

Faculty of Education

Environmental Education, Part 1

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Course Schedule
Session Dates Deadline Status
Summer 2020 Jun 29, 2020 - Aug 14, 2020 Jun 12, 2020 Open
Fall 2020 Sep 28, 2020 - Dec 04, 2020 Sep 11, 2020 Open
Winter 2021 Jan 25, 2021 - Apr 09, 2021 Jan 08, 2021 Open
*Registration will remain open until 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the posted registration deadline date.
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Information

Course Description

  • CONT562
  • CAN 685.00
  • Three-Part AQs
  • 6 credits
  • 125 hours
  • EN
  • Online

“Environmental education is education about the environment, for the environment and in the environment. It promotes an understanding of the positive and negative consequences, both intended and unintended, of the reciprocal relationships between human-created and earth’s grand natural systems.” (Roberta Bondar et al., Shaping our Schools, Shaping our Future: Environmental Education in Ontario Schools, 2007)

In Environmental Education Part 1, you’ll explore the theoretical foundations of environmental education, sustainability and ecological literacy. Through reflection, inquiry and collaboration, you and your colleagues will explore strategies and design learning opportunities to engage students, colleagues and your school in sustainability and the environment, both locally and globally.

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Requirements

Application Requirements

We will use the OCT number you provide during online registration to confirm OCT Membership with qualifications in Primary, Junior, Intermediate or Senior. If you have a Diploma of Education, you are not eligible for this course.

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Materials

Course Materials

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Accommodations

Accommodations

Applicants who require accommodations for a specific learning need (e.g., learning disability) within their AQ/ABQ course, should click here for further information and support.

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