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Sustainability in the classroom

Tweet When it comes to teaching environmental and social responsibility, schools are relying on students to do the heavy lifting. October 1, 2014 It’s been two years since I left my post at Corporate Knights to pursue a career in environmental education. Today, as program manager of EcoMentors, the environmental youth leadership program established by Earth Day Canada (EDC), I work with people between the ages of 14 and 25 who have no shortage of ideas to change the status quo. The energy and ingenuity ...Read more

2014 UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) – Launching of the Global Action Programme

Tweet The 2014 UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) will mark the end of the UN Decade of ESD (2005-2014) and see the launch of the Global Action Programme (GAP) on ESD. The conference will take place from 10-12 November 2014 in Aichi-Nagoya, Japan. The Conference will celebrate the achievements of the Decade, and identify lessons learnt while setting the stage for the future of ESD.It will also showcase initiatives, key players, networks and ideas that the Decade ...Read more

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