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VET towards sustainability

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About This Course

In the microlearning course VET TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY, you will find 4 different modules with microlearning lessons that will introduce you to the concepts of sustainability, circular economy and climate change. This course will approach several elements such as the definition of Sustainability and its dimensions, 2030 Agenda for sustainable development, the concept of Circular Economy and the EU approach to circular economy, Climate Change, adaptation and mitigation, and, in the end, you will find tips on how to be more sustainable.

Learning objectives:

After completing this course, the students will be able to understand:

  • The concept of sustainability
  • Define the basis of circular economy
  • Understand the impacts of climate change and mitigations and adaptation actions
  • Apply the concepts learned at school and in their day-to-day lifestyle
  • Move towards a more sustainable way of life.
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Module 1 – Throughout two lessons, learners will be introduced to the concept of Sustainability and will be able to define sustainability dimensions, and describe the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development as well as the UN Sustainable development goals with a particular focus on SDG 13.

Module 2 – Module 2 (Circular Economy) includes 4 lessons. Throughout the 4 lessons, learners will be introduced to the concept of Circular Economy and will be able to demonstrate the benefits of circular economy sustainability.

Module 3 – During this module, learners will discover what is Climate Change. Learners will be able to define the impacts of climate change in Europe and describe greenhouse gas emissions and impact. The learners will also improve their knowledge about climate change adaptation and mitigation and will be able to define the difference between the 2 concepts.

Module 4 – After completing How to be sustainable module, learners will be able to apply general and simple tips in their lives, putting into practice actions that will help them be more sustainable.

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