Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

Sustainability and Biculturalism: Their Interrelationships and Impacts

Otago Polytechnic and Te Pūkenga

This course examined theories of sustainability and biculturalism, and their interconnectedness. It directly compared an Iwi Māori perspective of people, place, and identity with deconstruction of the learners own cultural identity to uncover a shared bicultural space. It examined a central concept of sustainability "meet people's needs" through this new bicultural lens and learners applied their new insights to a real world project.

4 weeks, 3 hours per week

Educators

Kerrie Hodgson

Global Engagement Specialist

Otago Polytechnic

Transcript

Learning outcomes

  • Reflect critically on the influence of people, place, and identity in the development of a cultural construct within the context of sustainability and biculturalism.
  • Explore the interconnectedness of social, political, cultural, and economic aspects of sustainability.
  • Evaluate a sustainability problem in a bicultural context.

Syllabus

  • Sustainability concepts and definitions
  • Cultural constructs and deconstruction
  • An Iwi Māori perspective: place, identity, and practice
  • Meeting people’s needs in a bicultural space

Issued on 4th March 2022

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Free online course:

Sustainability and Biculturalism: Their Interrelationships and Impacts

Otago Polytechnic