101.1 Explore your community and identify a problem
This introductory course will facilitate an understanding of a global or local issue through a multidisciplinary, hands-on approach. Students survey their surroundings and recognize a particular problem or obstacle faced by the environment as a result of either human activity or other factors. Scientific, peace, health and environmental factors are to be identified.
- Identify where you live now.
- Identify which life zone.
- Identify what biodiversity surrounds you.
101.2 Selecting educational methodologies, action tools and plans of action
- Use an evolutionary methodological style, open-ended to allow for individual cultures, economies, level of education, environmental, political issues and other global situations.
- Develop action tools for sustainability.
- Formulate Educational Curriculum Modules or prepare flyers and handouts for sharing knowledge.
- Strategy: Study existing ideas on sustainability, especially in your own country. Then develop your own policy for sustainability which will identify gaps that can be shared.
- Develop a strategic action plan, take your time to think before you finish it. Then be open to changes as you implement. Make sure you have a visible outcome so that you know your strategy works.
- Create a committee or community group for action – needed for developing and implementing the action plan (which takes time). Inclusion, of all members of the committee in the action.
- Acting alone – Sometimes this is essential.