Rethinking environmental education

Young people are demanding better education on environmental issues: why aren't we giving it to them? Writing in The Ecologist, we call upon schools to review and revise what they are teaching and how they are teaching it to ensure that sustainability and nature’s principles of Harmony lie at the heart of learning.

Climate change should be taught in schools. That is the opinion of three quarters of respondents to a recent YouGov poll.

This data certainly suggests that a majority of the UK population now considers the issue of climate change significant enough to warrant inclusion in the body of prized knowledge that constitutes the National Curriculum.

Perhaps it also says something about the role that education can play in helping our young people engage with pressing environmental issues. 

Read the whole article here in The Ecologist.

The Ecologist is the world’s leading environmental affairs platform.

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