Dr. Garth Pickard is Professor Emeritus at the University of Regina (Faculty of Education) and is currently a Research Scientist with the University of Regina Institute of Energy, Environment, and Sustainable Communities (IEESC). Garth is also directly affiliated with the UNESCO International Network for Re-orienting Teacher Education towards Sustainability and the United Nations University Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development – Coordinator of Sustainable Infrastructure.
Dr. Pickard was the Director for the University of Regina, Office of International Cooperation and Development, the Associate Dean of Education (Program), and the Director of Professional Development in the Faculty of Education. He served as the Director of the Canada, China University Linkage Program, and the Special University Linkage Consolidation Program for the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) from 1992 to 2005 and Director of the Centre for International Teacher Education from 1992 to 2000. Garth has lectured in the curriculum areas of Physical Education, Outdoor Education, Educational Administration, and Sustainability and has taught at Brock University, York University, and the University of Alberta.
Garth’s main research interests lie in sustainability as related to energy, environment and sustainable communities, re-orienting teacher education to address sustainability, organizational problem-solving, policy implementation, and personnel development.Follow us on social media