Professional Course

School gardens for future citizens

edX, Online
4 weeks
49 USD
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Self-paced Online
4 weeks
49 USD
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Self-paced Online
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Course description

School gardens for future citizens

The objective of this course is to help primary and secondary teachers from schools around the world to improve their skills in the design and management of school gardens. The course connects the school garden with learning activities associated with any subject. In addition, it will help you improve your digital competence by learning digital tools and platforms that can be integrated into any educational scenario and level, with a special interest in cutting-edge technologies.

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  • Self-paced Online
  • Online
  • English

Who should attend?


There are no prerequisites for this course. The course is oriented to primary and secondary teachers, but everybody is welcome.

Training content

Week 1: The garden

Week 2: The roadmap to design learning activities

Week 3: Digital tools for education

Week 4: Internet of things

Course delivery details

This course is offered through Polytechnic University of Valencia, a partner institute of EdX.

2-3 hours per week


  • Verified Track -$49
  • Audit Track - Free

Certification / Credits

What you'll learn

By the end, the learning results we expect you to achieve are:

  • Identify basic issues to prepare a school garden.
  • Get basic ideas and learn how to organise your gardens and decide about crops.
  • Identify transversal and general competence frameworks in innovative education.
  • Understand the roadmap to design learning activities around the garden and integrated in the school programme.
  • Be critical in designing activities that allow your students to practice competences based on both their needs and general objectives, especially considering the sustainable development goals and the digital skills European framework.
  • Being able to identify different digital tools and platforms and their use according to needs.
  • Get practice in using Internet of Things as a case study of cutting-edge technology applied to school gardens.

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