Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.29
Liaison Kalen Pilkington
Submission Date Aug. 31, 2018
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STARS v2.1

MacEwan University
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 5.00 Tai Munro
Instructional Designer
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
241

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
8

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
3.32

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program(s), including the year the program was created:

The Social Innovation certificate was launched in 2016. Meeting urgent and complex challenges such as climate change, food security, and urbanization requires new knowledge, skills, and approaches. Social innovation is about finding ways to introduce lasting changes at all levels – individual, organizational, and societal – to increase the resilience of vulnerable people and the planet. Social innovators come from every sector and discipline – what they share is a curiosity and a passion for tackling complex social, environmental, and/or cultural challenges.

MacEwan University School of Continuing Education, in association with Mount Royal University Continuing Education and Extension, is pleased to offer the Social Innovation certificate program. This program aims to provide social innovators from across Alberta with a unique learning opportunity. Through blended (in-person and online) delivery, learners will deepen their understanding of complex systems, develop their personal capacities as social innovators, build relationships with other social innovators, and apply their learning to their own initiative or context.

The Social Innovation professional development certificate is for anyone engaged in social change initiatives. To find out more, view a recording of the Information Session/Webinar that was held on November 30, 2016.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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