永續社區證書 (CEF) - 香港大學專業進修學院: Media & Communication, General & Environmental Sciences課程
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Certificate in Sustainable Communities
永續社區證書

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Jointly Organized by
Policy for Sustainability Lab, Centre for Civil Society and Governance, HKU
Course Code
CS050A
Application Code
1780-CS050A

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
11-2019
Duration
10 months
Language
English, supplemented with Cantonese
How to Apply
Deadline on 06 Nov 2019 (Wed)
Enquiries
37620868 / 39174767
25086403

With theories, practices and real-life case studies, this programme provides students with the basic knowledge and skills in sustaining cultural landscape asset, including ecology, sustainable agriculture, community engagement and partnerships between different stakeholders and sectors.

課程利用理論及實例個案傳授生態學、永續農業、社區參與及協作等文化景觀保育相關的基本知識和技能,介紹以協作或伙伴合作模式進行價值和資本的永續管理。

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The "HSBC Rural Sustainability" programme is organised by Policy for Sustainability Lab, Centre for Civil Society and Governance at HKU to incubate a mix of socio-economic models for rural communities, which are based upon the eco-agriculture, co-kitchen and co-creation of the community. It supports the formulation of a sustainability assessment framework, and creates new avenues for setting up the Academy for Sustainable Communities which offers a suite of courses covering sustainable development in both urban and rural communities.

「滙豐永續鄉郊計劃」由香港大學公民社會與治理研究中心策動永續發展坊推行,建立生態農業生產、農產銷合作和創意社區等鄉郊社區經濟模式,試驗及建構永續發展項目的評估框架,並設立永續社區學院開辦市區和鄉郊社區永續發展的培訓課程。

This programme aims to introduce students to the concept and practice of sustainable communities. In particular, the programme has an emphasis on understanding the ecological and social resources of cultural landscape sites in Hong Kong and Asia and the roles played by different stakeholders and sectors in sustaining a cultural landscape as an important sustainability asset. It provides students with the basic knowledge and skills in some of the core activities of cultural landscape, including ecology, community engagement and sustainable agriculture. The courses also provide an introduction to theories and principles of partnership and collaboration for sustainable management of value and capital illustrated by real-life local and international case studies.

Suitable for: School teachers, community workers, conservationists, government officials, corporate members, retirees etc. who are interested in putting sustainability in action

本課程旨在讓學生認識永續社區的概念與實踐,特別著重認識香港及亞洲文化景觀的生態和社會資源,以及理解各持份者和不同界別在維持文化景觀作為永續資源方面所擔當的角色。課程傳授生態學、社區參與和永續農業等文化景觀保育相關的基本知識和技能,並會利用本地及國際實例個案,介紹以協作或伙伴合作模式進行價值和資本的永續管理的理論及原則。

適合對象:有意在永續發展方面坐言起行的教師、社區工作者、保育人士、政府官員、企業人員和退休人士等。

Application Code 1780-CS050A -

Venue
  • The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong 薄扶林香港大學

The programme covers four modules:

Understanding Cultural Landscape
This module introduces the basic concepts of cultural landscape and their importance as heritage in the global context. The module will investigate into the different typologies of cultural landscape and explore the natural and cultural elements of a cultural landscape through lectures and field study.

Introduction to Local Ecology
This module introduces the basic concepts in ecology, the ecology of Hong Kong and the interrelationships between ecology and other disciplines. The module will further discuss local ecological issues and review the current conservation measures. Practical ecological methods will be taught and students will develop key biodiversity survey skills through field studies in different local habitats.

Sustainable Agriculture
This module focuses on introducing the basic concept and understanding of sustainable agriculture. The module will introduce a range of agricultural practices that are economically viable, environmentally sound and socially responsible. Applications of these practices will be illustrated through international and local case studies. Students will further build up their knowledge and skills through a farming practicum.

Community Partnerships
This module is designed to provide basic theoretical foundations and applied skills in building community-based rural-urban partnerships. It looks into contemporary environmental and cultural challenges and how they can be managed sustainably through community partnerships. It also explores different types of partnerships, tools and strategies that facilitate the successful design, development, implementation and management of sustainability and community partnerships projects.

課程包括四個單元:

認識文化景觀
本單元介紹文化景觀的基本概念及其在全球背景下作為文化遺產的重要性,通過講座和實地考察探討不同類型的文化景觀,並探索文化景觀的自然和文化元素。

本地生態概覽
本單元主要介紹生態學的基本概念、香港的生態以及生態學與其他學科的相互關係,進而討論本地的生態議題,審視現行的保育措施,並傳授實用的生態學研究方法,讓學生透過在本地不同生境進行實地考察,掌握生物多樣性調研的關鍵技能。

永續農業
本單元集中介紹永續農業的概念和理解,以及一系列能兼顧經濟、環境和社會需要的農業規範,並藉著國際和本地實例個案說明永續農業的應用。學生可透過農場實習進一步建立相關知識和技能。

社區協作
本單元提供有關建立社區為本的環保協作之理論基礎和應用技能,探究當代環境和文化挑戰以及如何透過社區協作對環境和文化資源進行永續管理,並探索不同協作類型、工具和策略如何有效促進社區協作的設計、建立、實踐和管理。

Applicants shall:

  1. have gained in the HKDSE Examination Level 2 in five subjects including Chinese Language and English Language; or
  2. have passed five subjects in HKCEE, including Chinese Language and English Language; or
  3. hold equivalent academic qualifications, taking into consideration individual merit

申請人應該擁有:

  1. 香港中學文憑考試五科(包括中國語文及英國語文)考獲二級或以上成績;或
  2. 香港中學會考五科(包括中國語文及英國語文)合格;或
  3. 具同等學歷
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate in Sustainable Communities
永續社區證書
COURSE CODE 44C114563 FEES $23,880 ENQUIRY 3917-5540
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate in Sustainable Communities

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [3])
Assessment and Recognition:

Students, who attained attendance rate of not less than 70% for each module and have the module assessment passed, will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by the Policy for Sustainability Lab, Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong.  Students who have obtained a Certificate of Achievement in all four modules are eligible for the "Certificate in Sustainable Communities" awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE.

評核與認證:

每單元計,出席率不少於百分之七十並通過課程評核之學員,由香港大學社會科學學院策動永續發展坊頒發修業證書。成功取得四個單元的修業證書之學員可申請取得按香港大學體制,經香港大學專業進修學院頒發之「永續社區證書」。

Application Form Application Form

Enrolment Method

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