Using integrated approaches to maintain and enhance countries’ ecosystem goods and services.
Building on participants’ existing knowledge and ensure their research and assessment are specific to their Pacific Island Country of origin’s environmental and conservation sector.
Drawing on a diverse group of lecturers provides the range of expertise needed to achieve integrated learning outcomes across the disciplines of ecology, management, and governance.
The Ridge to Reef Sustainable Development Program provides the following skills:
- Comprehensive knowledge of tropical terrestrial, coastal and marine environments and their ecology
- An understanding of the connections and interactions between these environments, and their role in supporting healthily functioning ecosystems
- How to integrate and apply knowledge and understanding to real world situations, specifically through:
- Personal professional skills in the Project Management Unit
- Integrated biophysical expertise in the Ecosystems Dynamic Unit
- Good governance competence in the Governance Unit
Explore Ecosystem Dynamics courses offered through a Graduate Diploma, and Graduate Certificate
There are 13 skills based workshops and four field-trips during the Post Graduate Teaching Week
The aims of the Post Graduate Teaching Week are to:
- Develop new relationships and strengthen existing ones.
- Develop new skills, tactics and approaches (e.g. self-directed learning) in the Capacity Building Workshops.
- Development of concept models using ‘IAN symbols’ software.
- Develop deep understanding of Ridge to Reef Ecosystem dynamics concepts.
- Develop a greater understanding of Ecosystem dynamics during Field-trips
- Understand the processes of pursuing a Masters or a PhD.