21 – 21 October, 2021

Briefing Session on the Online Certificate on ESD

Join us for a 30-minute informative session on Thursday, 21 October at 9am Costa Rica time (GMT-6) to talk about the Online Certificate Programme on Education for Sustainable Development!

This will be a unique opportunity to learn first-hand from the facilitators of this International Programme about their work, and focus of their courses in this professional development diploma programme. This programme will also help you understand the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the importance of SDG 4.7 and specifically how education is a major driver to the implementation of the SDGs Agenda. Our facilitators are:

Dr. Rosalyn McKeown is Coordinator for the Online Global Forum on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) for Teacher Educators. She is an ESD advisor for Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education. 

Dr. Lorna Down is a Retired Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.  She has co-authored a number of language text books and has published widely in the areas of Education for Sustainable Development, Literature and Teacher Education.

Dr. Sam Crowell is professor emeritus of education at California State University–San Bernardino and a founder and co-director of the MA in Holistic and Integrative Education and the Center for Holistic and Integrative Learning.

Dr. Mark Hathaway is an adult educator with extensive experience in both Canada and Latin America. He is the principle author (along with Leonardo Boff) of The Tao of Liberation: Exploring the Ecology of Transformation

Dr. Mirian Vilela is the Executive Director of the Earth Charter International Secretariat and the Center for Education for Sustainable Development at UPEACE. She is the Chairholder of the UNESCO Chair on ESD with the Earth Charter.

Dr. Alicia Jimenez is the Director of Programmes at the Earth Charter International (ECI) Secretariat in Costa Rica. She has done research on good practices on education for sustainable development and research on alternative assessment methods for values-based education processes.