Course offered as an elective subject to undergraduates of Manav Rachna
Manav Rachna Centre for Peace and Sustainability, at Manav Rachna University, has developed an insightful course entitled ‘Essentials of Peace and Sustainability.’ This course is made available to undergraduate students as an elective subject, with the primary objective of fostering greater awareness of the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) agenda of 2030, its various components, and imparting the knowledge and skills required for peace-building.
The course draws upon experiential and project-based learning approaches, as well as collaborative and cooperative learning strategies, to provide learners with a comprehensive and immersive educational experience. As part of the course, students select a specific SDG and propose a solution based on their acquired knowledge in their respective domains, making the learning experience both practical and impactful.
To ensure the quality and rigor of the course content, it is developed by a team of experts in the field of Peace and Sustainability. The course is delivered in a blended mode, leveraging technology and traditional methods to provide students with the flexibility and convenience of learning in a manner that best suits their needs. The course has so far successfully been completed by 450 students, making it a valuable and sought-after addition to the academic offerings of the university.
Course offered by Fakir Mohan University
The course entitled “Essentials of Peace and Sustainability” is presently being offered to Fakir Mohan State University, Balasore, Orissa. This course is offered in a blended mode of delivery, wherein the theoretical components are imparted through our esteemed university through virtual platform Canvas, while the practical aspects are being attended to by the Department of Education in a physical mode.
It is a six-month duration program, which commenced in March 2022 and culminated in August 2022, and is meticulously designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental principles and concepts related to the critical areas of peace and sustainability.
Course offered by OER4BW
The course also has been made available as an Open Educational Resource (OER) for the benefit of undergraduate students. This laudable initiative is in alignment with the OER4BW (Open Educational Resources for Better World) program, an illustrious initiative supported by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The carefully crafted course on “Essentials of Peace and Sustainability” is designed to equip young learners with a thorough and nuanced understanding of the crucial concepts and principles that underpin the fields of peace and sustainability. By leveraging the power of cutting-edge technology and innovative pedagogical approaches, the course material is delivered in an engaging and interactive manner that inspires learners to think critically and reflect deeply on the subject matter.