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Learn with peers from across the world about how to inclusively communicate an era-changing ecological worldview with ease.
Understanding a holistic just and sustainable ecological / sustainability worldview is essential to inspire creativity and leadership for individual, collective and planetary wellbeing for deeper system change.
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Read more about our popular and unique online courses, speaking and bespoke CPD training services below:
Essential Ecoliteracy or Ecophilosophy
7-week self-paced online course,
Meeting each Tues.
for Creative and Cultural Professionals
AUTUMN 2022: 4 Oct – 29 Nov.
Guide inclusive SYSTEMS CHANGE
WITH THE EARTH CHARTER’S
VISION AND VALUES
6-week self-paced online ESD* course
on holistic values framework, meeting Wed.
for cultural institutions’ sustainability communications, programming or education outreach, to guide individuals’ creative practice, teaching, curating, to communicate the vision and values for inclusive community ecosystem restoration endeavours, to broaden sustainability and social justice understanding for science, law, industry, politics and business
AUTUMN 2022: 24 Oct -12 Dec.
*ESD – Education for Sustainable Development is the profound shift in global education to prioritise enduring sustainability guided by integrated environmental and social values
Speaking / Lecturing
for art colleges, universities & organisations
Invited speaker for Web of Life celebration workshop for Prof Newton Harrison, UC San Diego, 2022; Royal College of Art Doctoral Training programme 2022, Burren College of Art Co. Clare, Wexford Cowhouse Studios, Cork School of Architecture, Crawford Art College MTU EcoArt Level 9 course, Crawford Contemporary Applied MA by Research programme, Carlow – Our Thriving Tribe, Leitrim Dock Art Centre, Limerick School of Art & Design MA Space, Dublin IMMA -Breaking Cover Collective, Gothenberg VALAND art college (Sweden), Yorkshire – Chrysalis Arts (UK)
Bespoke cultural institution
& corporate services
unique continuing professional development CPD & leadership training for institutions, policy writers & staff
Ecoliteracy and EcoSocial Values educator for 2022-23 County Carlow-led Irish Arts Council ‘Invitation to Collaborate’ Award 3-County Creative Wetland Engagement programme: Gnáthóga Nádúrtha: (Natural Habitats) for Carlow, Kildare and Roscommon.
*Introductory online talk for Mayo Arts Services: Why Ecolitercy is important for creative professionals and the Irish creative sector, Aug 26, 2022 with musician/composer Carole Nelson and ecopoet/writer Grace Wells
*Speaking of Which: Series 2 ecoart interview & talk for curatorial scholar Shannon Carroll, Dublin City Arts + The Dock, Co. Leitrim
*Native Events speaker for Irish Arts Council Climate Action Roundtable, July 2022;
Roscommon County Council Arts Office, Creative Drummin 2017-ongoing
for individual creative & cultural professionals
What people are saying about Haumea Ecoversity mentoring:
2022: Mentor for Platform 31 creative professionals –for The Association of Local Authority Arts Officers in Ireland
Please note with Cathy's increased teaching work, we suggest people interested in mentoring complete a Haumea Ecoversity Essential Ecoliteracy or Earth Charter Course first.
Founder-Director of Haumea Ecoversity
Dr Cathy Fitzgerald
"Hi, my name is Cathy Fitzgerald. Raised in Aotearoa New Zealand, and now living in Ireland, the home of my ancestors–I'm passionate that transformative learning and integrated ecosocial Earth-aligned values are essential to inspire and help us live well with the Earth and all its inhabitants.
In these urgent times, you may be like increasing numbers of creative workers, art educators, art students, curators, cultural policy developers and business professionals wishing to engage effectively with environmental and social concerns.
However, you may soon realise this topic is complex and that ecological knowledge is not currently prioritised in any education field.
Through Haumea Ecoversity learning, we can help you navigate the expansive and inclusive ecological philosophy, ethics and environmental science, and the value of ecological art practices so you can develop impactful, Earth-aligned creative work for your audiences, communities, and art organisations and communicate values for a better world for your business.
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