Climate Education in Schools: Be a Changemaker! - Florence

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Available in: Drogheda, Florence, Helsinki, Tenerife

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Course Description

Activists, such as Greta Thunberg, have shown that the environmental destruction taking place across the world is of major importance for our young learners, who have, in many cases, more knowledge than teachers. However, there is a disconnect between what young people know and what they feel is relevant to them. Often young people think that environmental issues are the responsibility of governments, or “someone else”, without realizing that their generation will be left with the consequences of actions taking place right now.

It is in our role as educators that we must “catch up” and fill our own knowledge gaps if we are to guide learners in the classroom environment. This is particularly important with respect to environmental sustainability as climate change denial has become more common among all ages of society.

This course will train participants in the theories and practical methodologies of living more sustainably to make them more able to introduce these issues in the classroom.

Participants will increase their awareness of important issues of environmental sustainability such as climate change, sustainable development, climate justice, the effect of plastic on the environment, biodiversity loss, and overall sustainable living. All activities are participant-centered with a variety of pair and group work interactions.

The course will also show practical action that can be taken to enhance climate literacy and fostering behavioral change. Participants will engage in collegial discussion, share experiences and opinions, and learn how to deal with misinformation, audience polarisation, and general conflict in discussing climate change in their classroom.

On return to their home countries, participants will be much better equipped to meet the educational challenges posed by the environmental emergency.

Continue reading: Discover the learning outcomes and the tentative schedule of this course.

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Course category: School Innovation

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Florence, Italy


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Upcoming sessions

15.11.2021 > 20.11.2021
17.01.2022 > 22.01.2022
21.02.2022 > 26.02.2022
21.03.2022 > 26.03.2022
18.04.2022 > 23.04.2022
16.05.2022 > 21.05.2022
20.06.2022 > 25.06.2022
18.07.2022 > 23.07.2022
15.08.2022 > 20.08.2022
19.09.2022 > 24.09.2022
17.10.2022 > 22.10.2022
21.11.2022 > 26.11.2022
16.01.2023 > 21.01.2023
20.02.2023 > 25.02.2023
20.03.2023 > 25.03.2023
17.04.2023 > 22.04.2023
15.05.2023 > 20.05.2023
19.06.2023 > 24.06.2023
17.07.2023 > 22.07.2023
21.08.2023 > 26.08.2023
18.09.2023 > 23.09.2023
16.10.2023 > 21.10.2023
20.11.2023 > 25.11.2023
18.12.2023 > 23.12.2023

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