Academy for Sustainable Communities
About the Academy
The Academy for Sustainable Communities (the Academy) was established by the Policy for Sustainability Lab in 2018 with a vision to become a regional knowledge exchange platform to disseminate knowledge of sustainability and incubate a new generation of change agents for sustainability. The Academy offers curriculum-based courses, seminars, forums and field-based activities covering sustainability-related knowledge and skill sets.
The Academy offers sustainability related curricula in four key learning areas:
The Academy adopts a holistic learning strategy. The teaching team comprises of local and international experts. Programmes will be offered in collaboration with non-governmental organisations and professional associations.
Sustainable Communities Fellowship Scheme
Course graduates and activity participants of the Academy can join the Sustainable Communities Fellowship Scheme. The scheme offers a platform for committed individuals to join force in the pursuit of community-based sustainability and facilitates experience sharing across different disciplines and sectors. Among other benefits such as involvement in food processing R&D, fellows would enjoy privileges in enrolling in activities of the Academy and participating in Sustainability Hackathons and the Rural in Action Start-up Scheme.