Engineering a Sustainable Future - Online Course For High School Students

By By: Shilshila Acharya Sushil Khadka Hardik Subedi

This course is designed specially for high school students or graduates to learn and discover more about climate, environment and sustainability by engaging and preparing them with various interactive assignments and hands-on projects which will enhance their critical thinking and leadership ability. 
Total Course Hours:14  hours #Number of Sessions:-7   Next Course Dates:-................ Course Fee Rs:1,500/-  
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This course is designed specially for high school students or graduates to learn and discover more about climate, environment and sustainability by engaging and preparing them with various interactive assignments and hands-on projects which will enhance their critical thinking and leadership ability. 

 

Total Course Hours:14  hours #Number of Sessions:-7   Next Course Dates:-................ Course Fee NRs:1,500/-  

Certificates Available

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Price: Nrs, 1,500/-

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Number of Sessions: 7

Total Hours: 14

Timings: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM NPT

Certificates available upon successful completion of the cours

What You will Learn

Understanding the basics of Climate and Environmental issues

Why Climate Crisis and Sustainability are the most pressing issue of our generation? Why should we care?
How unsustainable Human behavior is the root cause of Crisis like Climate Crisis and COVID-19
What role can you play 
You'll be engaged in designing sustainable projects like:
Engineering a Sustainable Lifestyle and Career
Engineering Sustainable Communities
Engineering Sustainable Systems

Understanding the basics of Climate and Environmental issues

Why Climate Crisis and Sustainability are the most pressing issue of our generation? Why should we care?

How unsustainable Human behavior is the root cause of Crisis like Climate Crisis and COVID-19

 

WHAT ROLE CAN YOU PLAY

You'll be engaged in designing sustainable projects like:

Engineering a Sustainable Lifestyle and Career

Engineering Sustainable Communities

Engineering Sustainable Systems

Who will facilitate the course

 

Ms. Shilshila Acharya:
Ms. Acharya is the CEO of HCI- a youth-driven Nepali non-profit organization committed to building a Climate Smart world. She pursued Masters in Environmental Science in Kathmandu and Norway.
Being a strong believer of Sustainable Development, Ms. Shilshila co-founded and run ‘Hamri Bahini- The Green Angels Social Enterprise’ in 2013 that has since created 1300+ respectable jobs for disadvantaged Nepali women. She led the ‘No Thanks I Carry My Own Bag’ campaign to change policy to get plastic bags banned in Nepal and is leading the ‘No Thanks Sustainability Movement’ that is promoting minimalistic lifestyle and circular economy among different stakeholders, particularly youth.
She believes in devoting her time and knowledge to convert her passion into concerted action to create impact. She has been recognized as a promising Young Social Entrepreneur by the Global Good Fund- a US based Leadership Development Enterprise. She was awarded the ‘Conservation Awards 2018’ by WWF Nepal for her work on fighting plastic pollution.
Sushil Khadka:  Entrepreneur
Mr. Sushil is trained as a Chemical Engineer (University of Maine) and an Economist (Vanderbilt University). But at heart, he is a serial entrepreneur with a particular interest in food. He has founded four successful food businesses in the last 6 years. Of these, he is most proud of Dhaulagiri Foods, which connects farmers in his hometown with markets in Kathmandu. He is interested in applying his skills as both a chemical engineer and entrepreneur and his deep ties to rural Nepal where he spent his childhood; to bring local as well as global perspectives into the sustainable discourse in Nepal and beyond.
Hardik Subedi:  
Mr. Hardik holds degrees in Arts and Law from the prestigious NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. He played a crucial role in banning plastic bags in Kathmandu in 2015 and has a deep interest in environmental law and sustainable policymaking. He regularly contributes his articles on environmental law and constitutional law for The Kathmandu Post, Republica, Oxford Human Rights Hub, London School of Economics Human Rights Blog, The Wire, among others. 

Ms. Shilshila Acharya:

Ms. Acharya is the CEO of HCI- a youth-driven Nepali non-profit organization committed to building a Climate Smart world. She pursued Masters in Environmental Science in Kathmandu and Norway.

Being a strong believer of Sustainable Development, Ms. Shilshila co-founded and run ‘Hamri Bahini- The Green Angels Social Enterprise’ in 2013 that has since created 1300+ respectable jobs for disadvantaged Nepali women. She led the ‘No Thanks I Carry My Own Bag’ campaign to change policy to get plastic bags banned in Nepal and is leading the ‘No Thanks Sustainability Movement’ that is promoting minimalistic lifestyle and circular economy among different stakeholders, particularly youth.

She believes in devoting her time and knowledge to convert her passion into concerted action to create impact. She has been recognized as a promising Young Social Entrepreneur by the Global Good Fund- a US based Leadership Development Enterprise. She was awarded the ‘Conservation Awards 2018’ by WWF Nepal for her work on fighting plastic pollution.

Sushil Khadka:  Entrepreneur

Mr. Sushil is trained as a Chemical Engineer (University of Maine) and an Economist (Vanderbilt University). But at heart, he is a serial entrepreneur with a particular interest in food. He has founded four successful food businesses in the last 6 years. Of these, he is most proud of Dhaulagiri Foods, which connects farmers in his hometown with markets in Kathmandu. He is interested in applying his skills as both a chemical engineer and entrepreneur and his deep ties to rural Nepal where he spent his childhood; to bring local as well as global perspectives into the sustainable discourse in Nepal and beyond.

Hardik Subedi:  

Mr. Hardik holds degrees in Arts and Law from the prestigious NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. He played a crucial role in banning plastic bags in Kathmandu in 2015 and has a deep interest in environmental law and sustainable policymaking. He regularly contributes his articles on environmental law and constitutional law for The Kathmandu Post, Republica, Oxford Human Rights Hub, London School of Economics Human Rights Blog, The Wire, among others. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

1)  WHAT IS THIS COURSE ABOUT?
This course will be about climate change and sustainability. This course offers teachings and provides practical solutions for various aspects of sustainability. It will give you ideas on how you can create a difference in your own life, your community, and the world.
2) WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?
Climate change should be treated just like COVID- 19. If we continue to disregard this issue and not create a positive change, we might not have a future. Therefore, this course i s for youths that are keen to learn and do more about saving our future.
3)  WHAT ARE THE PREREQUISITES FOR TAKING THIS COURSE?
Participants should have completed 10th grade. Students who have completed high school but have not joined colleges are eligible to take this course.
4) WHAT ARE THE LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THIS COURSE?
Learning the Basics of Environment, Climate and Sustainability Engineering a Sustainable Lifestyle and Career Engineering Sustainable Communities Engineering Sustainable Systems.
5) HOW DOES IT HELP YOU?
It helps you understand the current state of our environment and how climate change is affecting our country, our planet and our future It helps you form a mindset on the kinds of actions you can take as an individual It can help you choose a career path if you' re unsure It helps you build skill s in understanding the problem and designing a prac ti cal solution It helps improve your thinking and problem- solving skill s It helps improve your teamwork and communication skills.
6) HOW DOES IT HELP YOU IN YOUR FURTHER EDUCATION?
This course gives you a per spec tive on how you can implement your learnings individually, in a community and even globally You could put this course as an achievement for your college application If you are unsure about which career path you want to choose, or if you've had some idea about studying about the environment, this course will help you make a decision.
7)HOW WILL THE PROJECTS BE SELECTED?
Student s will get to create their projects based on what they've learned and their interests,
8)HOW LONG IS THE COURSE?
1 Week
9) WHAT IS THE COMBINATION OF THIS COURSE?
It will be a combination of lectures , discussions , and projects.
10). HOW MUCH IS THIS COURSE?
RS. 1 ,500 Only.
11) ISN'T THE FEE EXPENSIVE?
This course includes lectures , discussions and projects . It' s also specially designed for high- school students so the fee is totally worth it for a 1 week long online course.
12) . ISN'T THE COURSE TOO LONG?
Sustainability and climate change are topics that can't be learnt in 2-3 sessions . To be able to clearly understand what these terms mean and how we can tackle this problem, one must know the basics and learn to implement their learnings . That is why this course is 1 week long. It not only provides you with lectures , but it also includes di s cus s ions and project works.
13) WHICH PLATFORM WILL BE USED FOR THE COURSE?
The platform that will be used for this online course is Zoom.
14)WHAT ARE OUR ALUMNI DOING NOW?
Our alumni have founded successful companies in Nepal Our alumni have successfully led social movements such as National Volunteers Programs , Alliance for Himalayan Communities , Leadership & Organizations , Women in Politics and many more Our alumni got into universities around the globe like Oxford University, University of Sussex ( in the UK) , Smith College, Mount Holyoke, Colorado State University-Boulder , Brown University, Buffalo State University, Barnard College, Johnson University, Colby College (in the US) etc .

1)  WHAT IS THIS COURSE ABOUT?

This course will be about climate change and sustainability. This course offers teachings and provides practical solutions for various aspects of sustainability. It will give you ideas on how you can create a difference in your own life, your community, and the world.

 

2) WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?

Climate change should be treated just like COVID- 19. If we continue to disregard this issue and not create a positive change, we might not have a future. Therefore, this course i s for youths that are keen to learn and do more about saving our future.

 

3)  WHAT ARE THE PREREQUISITES FOR TAKING THIS COURSE?

Participants should have completed 10th grade. Students who have completed high school but have not joined colleges are eligible to take this course.

 

4) WHAT ARE THE LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THIS COURSE?

Learning the Basics of Environment, Climate and Sustainability Engineering a Sustainable Lifestyle and Career Engineering Sustainable Communities Engineering Sustainable Systems.

 

5) HOW DOES IT HELP YOU?

It helps you understand the current state of our environment and how climate change is affecting our country, our planet and our future It helps you form a mindset on the kinds of actions you can take as an individual It can help you choose a career path if you' re unsure It helps you build skill s in understanding the problem and designing a prac ti cal solution It helps improve your thinking and problem- solving skill s It helps improve your teamwork and communication skills.

 

6) HOW DOES IT HELP YOU IN YOUR FURTHER EDUCATION?

This course gives you a per spec tive on how you can implement your learnings individually, in a community and even globally You could put this course as an achievement for your college application If you are unsure about which career path you want to choose, or if you've had some idea about studying about the environment, this course will help you make a decision.

 

7)HOW WILL THE PROJECTS BE SELECTED?

Student s will get to create their projects based on what they've learned and their interests,

 

8)HOW LONG IS THE COURSE?

1 Week

 

9) WHAT IS THE COMBINATION OF THIS COURSE?

It will be a combination of lectures , discussions , and projects.

 

10). HOW MUCH IS THIS COURSE?

RS. 1 ,500 Only.

 

11) ISN'T THE FEE EXPENSIVE?

This course includes lectures , discussions and projects . It' s also specially designed for high- school students so the fee is totally worth it for a 1 week long online course.

 

12) . ISN'T THE COURSE TOO LONG?

Sustainability and climate change are topics that can't be learnt in 2-3 sessions . To be able to clearly understand what these terms mean and how we can tackle this problem, one must know the basics and learn to implement their learnings . That is why this course is 1 week long. It not only provides you with lectures , but it also includes di s cus s ions and project works.

 

13) WHICH PLATFORM WILL BE USED FOR THE COURSE?

The platform that will be used for this online course is Zoom.

 

14)WHAT ARE OUR ALUMNI DOING NOW?

Our alumni have founded successful companies in Nepal Our alumni have successfully led social movements such as National Volunteers Programs , Alliance for Himalayan Communities , Leadership & Organizations , Women in Politics and many more Our alumni got into universities around the globe like Oxford University, University of Sussex ( in the UK) , Smith College, Mount Holyoke, Colorado State University-Boulder , Brown University, Buffalo State University, Barnard College, Johnson University, Colby College (in the US) etc .