Colin draws on a lifetime of passion for sustainability issues and the concept of Education for Sustainable Development promoted by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) as he offers environmental and sustainability education.
He has worked with a variety of groups from educational institutions, for- and non-profit organizations with diverse participants in both the Global North and Global South, including the USA, Asia, Africa and Latin America. This body of experience brings unique perspectives to his educational offerings, including:
Material is delivered via presentations, workshops, and facilitation programming. Topics can include:
Your group will learn how they can make a difference locally and globally, better understand their bioregion, or express and quantify their viewpoints for project data through participatory discussions and simple but powerful activities.
Colin has presented unique material, and delivered set curricula, to a variety of groups in many settings:
"Education for Sustainable Development aims to help people to develop the attitudes, skills, perspectives and knowledge to make informed decisions and act upon them for the benefit of themselves and others, now and in the future." (UNESCO)
San Diego State University: Hospitality and Tourism Management
San Diego City College: Peace Studies
International Rescue Committee
California Native Plant Society, San Diego Chapter
Earth Discovery Institute
Tree of Life Nursery
Wild Willow Farm and Education Center
Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization (ECHO)
Center for Creative Leadership
San Diego Sustainable Living Institute