How can we embed sustainability into education?

By Tim Bradbury posted 04-11-2021 10:50


“You’ll die of old age, we’ll die of climate change” 

That was one of the slogans held up in 2019 by students who walked out of lessons to participate in the largest climate protest in history. 

Our young people are passionate about saving the planet in a way that previous generations have not been. 

As educational institutions of all kinds, it is our responsibility to equip them with the knowledge and critical reasoning skills to match this passion, while at the same time striving to minimize our own footprints. 

COP26 provides an opportunity for both the education and publishing sectors to step up with tangible action to support the UK Government’s post-Covid-19 recovery plan for a ‘green industrial revolution’ - whether that’s via significant reskilling in our schools and colleges or taking a closer look at our own operations. I would argue that both are required. 

Read the full story and report on FE News HERE