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David Bell receives 2014 EECOM Award for Excellence in International Environmental Education

Tweet Professor Emeritus David Bell of York’s Faculty of Environmental Studies has won a 2014 Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication (EECOM) Award for his exemplary international environmental education work. Bell (BA ’65) was selected for his outstanding contributions in environmental public education, research, innovations and legislation. He has been involved in education for sustainable development work in Canada and internationally for more than two decades. He received the award during a ceremony in Ottawa Oct. 9 at the national EECOM ...Read more

World Teachers’ Day 2014: Invest in the future, invest in teachers!

Tweet     UNESCO and partners working to provide every learner with professionally-trained, motivated and well-supported teachers … - Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director-General Teachers are an investment for the future of countries. What today’s children will face in adult life cannot be predicted and so the teachers of today and tomorrow need the skills, knowledge and support that will enable them to meet the diverse learning needs of every girl and boy. This year on 5 October , we celebrate the 20th anniversary of World Teachers’ ...Read more

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