Completing the Parts of the ESD Change Project

There are five parts to the Change Project that follow the action learning cycle of the programme, as illustrated in Figure 1.

  • Change Project Part 1

    Reviewing context, policy and 21st century teaching capabilities; refining the Change Project focus.

    Part 1 of the Change Project and Learning Action 1 involves consolidating, confirming and refining your choice of ESD Change Project with members of your community of practice.

  • Change Project Part 2

    Exploring local sustainable development challenges or ‘matters of concern’ in more depth.

    Part 2 of the Change Project and Learning Action 2 encourages deeper reflection and examination of local sustainable development challenges, matters of concern and opportunities for change.

  • Change Project Part 3

    Transformative learning and transforming learning environments.

    Part 3 of the ESD Change Project and Learning Action 3 encourages you to review different approaches to learning, identify those that promote transformative learning (T-learning) involving active learning and ‘handprints” (or positive movement) for change, critical thinking and co-creating transformative learning environments.

  • Change Project Part 4

    Assessment of significant learning

    Part 4 of the Change Project and Learning Action 4 works through how to assess significant ESD learning.

  • Change Project Part 5

    Monitoring and evaluating the ESD Change Project, and scaling for impact

    Part 5 of the Change Project and Learning Action 5 introduces and uses a monitoring and evaluation framework that will help establish value in the ESD Change Project, and to think about scaling the project for impact.

Figure 1  The action learning cycle of the SST Change Project.

Watch the narrated PowerPoint ESD Change Project Pathways. You might also like to read the articles on Change Project pathways from Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe (from the 2019 course) showing ESD innovations.

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