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Course - Environmental Health, Transformative Learning and Policy Change

Environmental Health, Transformative Learning And Policy Change

Education For Social And Ecosystem Healing

Summer institute certificate course from July 5 - 16, 1999, 9am to 5 pm. Cost: $315.00

Course Director: Dorothy Goldin Rosenberg, PhD, MES

Offered by: The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education University of Toronto (OISE/UT), Transformative Learning Centre, in collaboration with the Centre for Health Promotion, University of Toronto and the Women's Network on Health and the Environment (WNH&E)

This course focuses on exploring the many links between health and the environment in the context of popular education and transformative learning in formal and non formal settings. It does so by helping participants to develop critical thinking, investigative, analytical and practical skills to better understand the constraints of scientific certainty and uncertainty in today's complex world in order to advocate for lifestyle as well as public policy changes. The course consists of readings, guest lecturers, audiovisual presentations, plenary and small group discussions. There are no prerequisites.

For more information, contact (416) 516-2600 or

Fredrica Mintz, Women's Network on Health & the Environment

A project of The WEED Foundation

c/o 736 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M5S 2R4 (416) 928-0880