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1.5 EARTH AND RELATED ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, 1.7 OTHER NATURAL SCIENCES, 3.3 HEALTH SCIENCES, 4. AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES
Optional Module (Level 8) in Food Sector Sustainabiliyt.
In response to SDG 4.7, this module contributes to the National Strategy on Education for Sustainable Development’s objective of “equipping learners with relevant knowledge, skills and values for becoming informed active citizens who take action for a more sustainable future”.
For food-sector students committed to embedding sustainability in their professional learning and practice, this module explores how we can transform our food systems to be more resilient, ensuring the safe and nutritious food for everyone. It aims to provide authentic and transformative living-lab experiences of sustainable food systems through a community of practice, comprising faculty, students, industry and community stakeholders.
The module will provide a comprehensive overview of sustainable development goals (SDGs), targets and policies relating to food systems, diets and nutrition and the design-thinking processes underpinning the co-creating innovative solutions to complex food sustainability challenges.
Dunne, Julie; McMahon, Cormac; Barry-Ryan, Catherine (Rena); O'Neill, Graham; and Moran, Fintan, "Level 8 Module Food Sector Sustainability" (2021). Reusable Resources. 2.
National Forum for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education