Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development: Towards holistic science education
The session will highlight the need to orient science education towards sustainable development. It will present examples of climate change education initiatives whose success builds on holistic approaches of education for sustainable development.
Panelist will make concrete proposals to increase contextual relevance of science education to the needs and interests of learners (especially young people) and to enhance the role of education in addressing sustainable development, with a special focus on climate change education.
The presentations will be followed by an interactive discussion on the respective responsibilities of scientists, science educators and environmental educators to advance climate change education.