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Communication and Extension for Sustainable Development
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Swayam 
Overview

Fostering Change: Empowering Communities Through Sustainable Communication and Extension Initiatives for a Greener Future

Duration

15 weeks

Start from

15th Jul'24

Mode of learning

Online

Difficulty level

Beginner

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Credential

Certificate

Communication and Extension for Sustainable Development
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Highlights

  • Earn a certification after completion
  • Learn from expert faculty
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Communication and Extension for Sustainable Development
 at 
Swayam 
Course details

Who should do this course?
  • Policymakers, educators, community leaders, businesses, NGOs, and the general public
What are the course deliverables?
  • Understand the principles and importance of sustainable development
  • Gain knowledge of effective communication strategies for promoting sustainable practices
  • Develop skills in engaging diverse audiences in discussions about sustainability
  • Learn to utilize various communication channels and technologies for outreach and education
  • Explore methods for fostering community involvement and participation in sustainable initiatives
More about this course
  • Communication and Extension for Sustainable Development emphasizes disseminating knowledge and fostering dialogue to promote sustainable practices
  • Through diverse channels and community engagement, it facilitates the exchange of ideas, empowering individuals and organizations to implement environmentally conscious solutions, catalyzing positive change for present and future generations

Communication and Extension for Sustainable Development
 at 
Swayam 
Curriculum

Block 1: Extension Education and Creative Communication for Sustainable Development

Week-1

Unit 1 - Concept and Principles of Extension

Week-2

Unit 2 - Community Development and Group Processes

Week-3

Unit 3 - Participatory Approaches and Creative Methods: Learning Together

Week-4

Unit 4 - Planning and Developing Extension Programme

Block 2: Community Resources and Sustainable Food Systems: Multi- dimensional Perspectives

Week-5

Unit 5 - Sustainable Food Systems: Moving Towards Food and Nutrition Security for All

Week-6

Unit 6 - Sustainable Livelihood Resources and Indigenous Knowledge

Week-7

Unit 6 - Sustainable Livelihood Resources and Indigenous Knowledge

Week-8

Unit 7 - Sustainable Consumption: towards Achievement of Health and 2030 agenda

Week-9

Unit 8 - Gendered roles, and Women’s Agency in Food Systems

Block 3: Communication for Development

Week-10

Unit 9 - Development Communication in India

Week-11

Unit 10 - Innovative Techniques for Behaviour Change Communication

Week-12

Unit 11 - ICTs for Development Communication

Block 4: Strengthening Capacities: Training, Advocacy and Partnerships

Week-13

Unit 12 - Training and Strengthening Capacities of the Stakeholders in Development

Week-14

Unit 13 - Advocacy for Sustainable Development

Week-15

Unit 14 - Collaborations and Partnerships for Change

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Communication and Extension for Sustainable Development
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Swayam 
Faculty details

Prof. Heena K. Bijli
Prof. Heena K. Bijli is currently Professor in the School of Continuing Education, at the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi and specializes in the area of Community Resource Management and Extension. Her academic career of over 24 years has spanned across universities like the Aligarh Muslim University, University of Delhi, the SNDT Women’s University, S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, and Jamia Millia Islamia.

Communication and Extension for Sustainable Development
 at 
Swayam 
Admission Process

    Important Dates

    Jul 15, 2024
    Course Commencement Date

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