Save the Planet! Get the Tools for a More Sustainable Lifestyle

Protecting the environment is crucial for the future of our planet. There are plenty of things we can affect as consumers. If we are committed to changing our lifestyles to be more sustainable, we can make the earth a better place for future generations! Take the first step and learn how you can incorporate sustainability into your everyday life.

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Skills you gain

Our Micro Courses give you skills and tools to answer e.g. the following questions:

  • What does climate change mean and involve?
  • How to differentiate between climate change, global warming, climate crisis and weather?
  • How do our daily lives affect climate change?
  • How to reduce personal carbon footprint?
  • What are the operations of waste management?
  • Why is waste separation so important?
  • What is my personal role in circular economy waste management?
  • What are the benefits of sharing?
  • How to reuse home textiles, clothes, furniture and household items?
  • How to set up a sharing point?
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How will you learn?

Micro Courses include practical steps to follow with videos, links, activating tasks and quizzes.

Typical Micro Course:

  • 10 hours study time
  • Self-paced
  • 10 videos (less than 5 minutes long)
  • 6 months access to course
  • Articles (20-60 pages)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Activating tasks & quizzes
  • Joy of learning new

Check Out the Courses!

Climate Hero: Reduce Your Carbon Footprint!

12,99 €

Environment & Sustainability

Micro course

Daria Chekalskaia

Climate change is a top discussion topic, but easily influenced by myths and misconceptions. This Micro Course introduces current science to help you understand the basics behind the phenomenon, current trends and actions that we all can take to be climate heroes.

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Wasted Value of Waste

12,99 €

Environment & Sustainability

Micro course

Liisa Routaharju

Considering we live on a planet of finite resources, we sure do waste a lot of those resources. In addition to being wasteful, waste materials cause a potential hazard to human health and the environment. This Micro Course helps you to understand the basic operations of waste management and why your role in it is so important.

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Save the World: The Sharing Economy in Practice

12,99 €

Business & Marketing

Micro course

Slaveya Hämäläinen

The twenty-first century is the time of the sharing economy. It has become a unique way to perceive personal services, transport, accommodation, media and entertainment industries. This course offers an introduction to the sharing economy and explores the benefits it delivers to us in practice.

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Become an Eco-warrior

12,99 €

Environment & Sustainability

Micro course

Daria Chekalskaia

This Micro Course helps you to become an eco-warrior by taking you to a journey through the most essential concepts and ideas that relate to the most crucial problems of our time. How do we affect and solve these problems? How can each of us contribute to a better future? The course is an introduction – the beginning – and where and how deep you go depends on you.

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Sustainability Tools: Ecolabels

12,99 €

Environment & Sustainability

Micro course

Liisa Routaharju

Sustainable development calls for action from everyone. There are tools available to help us do our part. Ecolabel is one example of such tools.

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Who are my instructors?

Daria Chekalskaia

Daria is an environmental engineer, climate educator and ecoinfluencer – and our Production Assistant here at Edufication. You can follow Daria on Instagram @daria_check (25k followers). She is a passionate communicator with a mission to educate people about current and future social and environmental issues.

Daria Chekalskaia
Liisa Routaharju

Liisa Routaharju

Liisa Routaharju (M.Eng) specializes in circular economy and environmental responsibility. She has worked in several positions as an environmental manager and specialist as well as environmental health inspector prior to becoming a senior lecturer at the South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Science’s Department of Forestry and Environmental Engineering.

Slaveya Hämäläinen

Slaveya Hämäläinen, MSc in English Philology and Cultural Anthropology, MBA in Economics and International Trade. Previously a Total Quality Manager at a paper mill. A devoted senior lecturer in English and Business in English with over 15 years of experience teaching students from various social and cultural backgrounds. Interested in studying and employing new technology and ideas into practice, work and life and aspiring to help people save the world for future generations.

Slaveya Hämäläinen

Story Behind Edufication

Edufication = Education + Finland + Modification

Edufication was born out of a passion for offering the best of the Finnish education system. We believe in the power of Micro-Learning and unlocking its potential for everyone in our fast-paced, digital world.

We modify Finnish excellence, knowledge, skills, and experience into educational products and services to benefit learners and organisations.

Made in Finland, by Xamk, South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences.

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