Courses are individual units of study that can be taken singly or as a series of classes concentrated in a specific area of study. Individual classes can vary in length, cost, and number of sessions per week.
Europe, one of the world's seven continents, is usually known as the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia. Second smallest continent, with 10,180,000 (km2), the area regroups 50 countries.
Course Online in Sustainability in Europe
Explore the impact of human activity on our planet, and what we can do to ensure a sustainable future for everybody. [+]
As extreme weather events continue to hit the headlines, it is clear that environmental issues are on the rise across the globe.
Get an introduction to sustainable development, and find out what we can do to help our environment, with this online course from Deakin University.
You’ll explore the different ways in which sustainable development can be understood, and examine the true impact of human activity on our planet.
You’ll find out about recent actions that have been taken to achieve sustainable development and the solutions that we may need to implement in the future.What topics will you cover? diverse understandings of sustainability and development changing planetary conditions and the growing human population what the future might look like, and the potential for technology to save us What will you achieve? ... [-]
Every product that we use today is the result of a supply chain - a complex series of steps that turn raw materials into the final products we use and everything related to this.[+]
Every product that we use today is the result of a supply chain - a complex series of steps that turn raw materials into the final products we use and everything related to this. Managing these supply chains have become more and more a challenge, especially with all modern technologies and today's trends. The 24-hour economy, fast delivery of goods to your home, wanting to have customized products and of course, the focus on sustainability is a few of these trends. In this course, you will learn why managing supply chains are important and challenging. It is a key activity for both large multi-national companies as well as for small businesses. We’ll find out how to design supply chains that meet future economic, environmental and social requirements, asking questions such as:... [-]
Global experts advise in order to stir humanity towards sustainability we need to re-design everything, from our homes to our food, energy, transport, and economic systems. This transformation needs to occur on a grand scale and take into consideration people, planet, and livelihoods to arrive at a holistic balance as we humbly endeavor to redesign human presence on Earth. [+]
Global experts advise that in order to stir humanity towards sustainability, we need to re-design everything, from our homes to our food, energy, transport and economic systems. This transformation needs to occur on a grand scale and take into consideration people, planet and livelihoods to arrive at a holistic balance as we humbly endeavour to redesign human presence on Earth.
So, what does it mean to re-design everything?
Rooted in Gaia Education’s international experience in community design education and sustainable systems thinking over more than ten years, we offer you this short course that highlights what is possible, what is being done, and what remains to be done, to transform society, while addressing the most pressing issues of our times. Designing for Sustainability invites a cross-generational process of critical thinking, the exploration of innovative solutions and social entrepreneurship, and is inspired by what Thich Nhat Hanh has called ‘interbeing’ – the connection we share with all living things.... [-]
Never has there been a better time and a more urgent need to create a more resilient and participatory future by turning our attention to alternative economic paradigms. If you feel stuck or uncertain about what you can do and yearn to open the door to these new possibilities then our e-learning programme is for you. [+]
Never has there been a better time and a more urgent need to create a more resilient and participatory future by turning our attention to the redesign of our economic systems. If you feel stuck or uncertain about what you can do and want to take part in this redesign, our e-learning programme is for you.
An increasing amount of people know that our current economic system is no longer sustainable, yet awareness of viable alternatives is spreading slowly. Our aim is to give you a better understanding of those alternatives and the true meaning of economy and wealth. Participants will learn about existing systems and tools that are useful and will explore what it might take to re-design those that have proven dysfunctional.... [-]
Do you want to be part of the solution, rather than part of the problem? Do you want to learn to create elegant solutions carefully adapted to the biocultural uniqueness of place? [+]
Do you want to be part of the solution, rather than part of the problem?
Do you want to learn to create elegant solutions carefully adapted to the biocultural uniqueness of place?
If you do, then becoming an ecological designer is for you.
The Ecological dimension of Gaia Education’s online course will give you the skills to become an ecological designer and create self-regenerating sustainable settlements.
World leaders have set the target of achieving three extraordinary things in the next 15 years:end extreme poverty fight inequality and injustice fix climate change
The 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development could get these things done. In all countries. For all people.... [-]