Course info

Course Overview

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The course is aimed to everybody who works in education and wants to know more about circular economy.

The course is integrated in the European project Three C Project.

The course will run for 4 weeks, 1h course + 2 homework per week, and will include access to the EMMA online platform, a weekly menu of recommended reading, videos, links to further information, circular economy quizzes and one live webinar.

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Learning Objectives

• you’ll learn what circular economy means;

• you’ll be introduced to competencies for a circular economy;

• you’ll learn how circular-economy-competencies can be achieved;

• you’ll experience how such a learning process can be conducted;

• you’ll be introduced to examples of ThreeC school practices.


After this MOOC about Circular Economy and Education:

  • you'll adapted circular economy competencies to your curriculum learning objectives;
  • you'll created a sequence of lessons about circular economy.

Course Structure

  • Lesson 1 - Introduction to circular economy and competencies
  • Lesson 2 - Experiencing the didactical approach
  • Lesson 3 - Reflecting on the didactical approach
  • Lesson 4 - Develop your own project


Martin de Wolf

Martin de Wolf works at Fontys University of Applied Sciences (the Netherlands) as a geography teacher trainer and coordinator of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). He was involved in many ESD-projects in the Netherlands, published geography schoolbooks and a book for higher education about ESD.