Climate Change Education Seminar 2024

We invite all who are interested in Climate Change Education to join us to celebrate the upcoming publication of the joint Ubuntu – Mary Immaculate edited volume, Teaching climate change in post-primary schools: a multidisciplinary approach.

Date: May 23rd 2024

Location: Cloughjordan Ecovillage, Cloughjordan, Tipperary, E53 VP86

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

At this event you will be invited to:

Discuss core ideas within chapters

Explore potential to create a Community of Practice to harness the collective energy of the group and how to advocate for CCE in schools

See what is happening in schools via WorldWise Global Schools.

Reflect on how we can support teachers to teach the new Climate Change and Sustainable Development senior cycle subject.

AGENDA

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Tea, coffee and a warm welcome!

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Teaching climate change in post-primary schools: A multidisciplinary approach: final steps towards publication

Anne Dolan (Mary Immaculate College) & Deirdre Hogan (Ubuntu Network)

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Bringing climate literacy into schools

Sue Adams (Education for Sustainability)

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

A human rights approach to Climate Change Education: Experiences from WorldWise Global Schools projects

Lizzie Noone & Laura Power (WorldWise Global Schools)

12:30 AM – 1:45 PM

Lunch

1:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Conversation circles

• Highlighting key themes and pedagogical approaches in the book;
• Exploring opportunities for cross disciplinary teaching and learning;
• Considering approaches to supporting CCE in schools (e.g CoP, teaching of new subject)

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Tour of the Eco-village

Times in the Agenda may be subject to change.

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