“A fundamental change is needed in the way we think about education’s role in global development, because it has a catalytic impact on the well-being of individuals and the future ofour planet.... Now, more than ever, education has a responsibility to be ingear with 21st century challenges and aspirations, and foster the right types of values and skills that will lead to sustainable and inclusive growth, and peaceful living together.”-Irina Bokova, Director General, UNESCO.
In this session, panelists will discuss:
- Curriculum that can and must contribute to a sustainable global development.
- How to integrate knowledge, skills, values and attitudes in the curriculum that empowerour students to contribute to sustainable development.
- From preschool to tertiary education–how educational institutions can deal intensively with matters of sustainable development and foster the development of sustainability competencies among young learners.