EARCOS Workshop: Compass Education Level 1
WHEN: September 14-15, 2019
WHERE: United Nations International School of Hanoi
PLACE LIMIT: 35
REGISTRATION FEE: $75 USD (for a EARCOS member)
$175 USD (for a non EARCOS member)
COURSE FACILITATOR: Compass Education facilitator(s)
Compass Level 1 training is a two-day workshop where participants explore the concept of sustainability with specific emphasis on the role of education and the use of systems thinking to enhance student learning, agency, and authorship. Educators leave with a deeper understanding of sustainability, a greater awareness of their own systems contexts, skill in using systems thinking tools, and the ability to successfully incorporate and align sustainability with existing curriculum. Teachers go away feeling equipped to support opportunities for deeper learning and sustainable, student-driven action within the classroom; as well as a new set of tools and skills for continuous, meaningful, and insightful learner feedback throughout the learning process
Enduring understanding as a result of attending this workshop:
Systems thinking enables educators to help their students develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary to participate in a complex and interdependent world.
Understand the nexus of sustainability and education
Be able to use systems thinking tools with students
Be able to integrate systems thinking into unit and lesson planning
Compass Education is a non-profit organisation with a global reach, with programs and participating schools in Southeast Asia, China, Latin America, Caribbean, and Australia.
CE’s mission is to transform education through the diffusion of systems thinking and innovative sustainability tools and methods in assisting teachers, school administrators and students to effectively address global and local sustainability issues through innovative thinking and passionate action.
Compass Education offers training courses, tools and support for youth, teachers and school leaders in systems thinking and social change tools processes