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Course: Environmental Health, Transformative Learning & Policy Change

Course runs from July 4 - 7, and July 10 - 15, 2000 9 am to 5pm.

The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education University of Toronto (OISE/UT)Transformative Learning Centre (TLC), in collaboration with The Centre for Health Promotion, University of Toronto and the Women's Network on Health and the Environment, due to popular demand is again offering Environmental Health, Transformative Learning & Policy Change - Education For Social and Ecosystem Healing. A TLC certificate course at OISE/UT, room 12-2000 252 Bloor St. West, Toronto. Course Director: Dorothy Goldin Rosenberg, PhD, MES.

This course focuses on exploring these 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 nd 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 issues are framed within the broad socioenvironmental perspectives on health promotion reflected in the goals of the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion - strengthening community action, developing personal skills, creating supportive environments, helping in skills development to educate, enable, mediate and advocate.

For teachers, community health workers, health professionals, adult educators, labour unions, environmentalists, community organizers, policy makers, economists parents/grandparents, youth, everyone...

Course Cost $385.00. (scholarships available for students, seniors and unwaged). No one will be refused because of inability to pay. (Should students wish to credit this course as a reading or field work course in their academic program, prior consultation with your academic advisor is necessary on the feasibility of applying your final paper toward that credit.)

For further information and to register: (416) 923-6641 extension 2595. E-mail: Cheques to: The Transformative Learning Centre, 7th Floor, OISE/UT 252 Bloor St. West, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1V6