Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 43.00
Liaison Sandra Caeiro
Submission Date April 5, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Universidade Aberta
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
44

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
5

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
11.36

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

-LOCAL SUSTAINABILITY: MAIN INSTRUMENTS AND PRACTICES
This course aims to deepen knowledge about territorial resources and learn how to manage them in a more efficient and integrated way, acting to strengthen and consolidate the vision and the capacity to implement sustainable local development.
The course will be constituted by a mandatory module on the main concepts, policies and instruments associated to Sustainability at the local level and by two optional modules, more practical, on Environment and Spatial Planning and on Energy and Transport.

-SUSTAINABLE BUILDING REHABILITATION
The objectives defined are fully compatible with the educational, scientific and cultural project of the institution, since the postgraduate in Sustainable Rehabilitation of Buildings:
• Develop and update specific knowledge in the field of materials, techniques and sustainable solutions related to the rehabilitation of buildings;
• Know and apply the concepts of sustainability applied to the construction and rehabilitation of buildings;
• Identify pathologies associated with the built environment, identifying their causes and proposing rehabilitation solutions according to the objectives of the interventions;
• Know sustainable materials and techniques, with the application of sustainable solutions compatible with the existing element;
• Act responsibly and consciously about the built environment, recognizing the impact of the intervention actions on the environment.

-EUROPEAN SEMINAR ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
This seminar, which will work entirely on e-learning, aims to foster dialogue between European students on sustainable development, based on a multi-disciplinary analysis of a set of case studies. Students from various nationalities and distance/conventional universities will be directly confronted with different approaches to the issue of sustainability, with the aim of introducing changes in society and thus contributing to the construction of a more sustainable Europe.

-ISOLATED CURRICULAR UNITS OF 2ND AND 3ND graduate Sustainability Programs

-ISOLATED CURRICULAR UNITS OF 1st undergraduate Sustainability Programs


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:

All the continuing education courses are certificated and give credits (ECTS) within the framework of the Education National Program.


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