Climate change education in the primary and middle years of schooling

Nicholls, Jennifer, and Whitehouse, Hilary (2013) Climate change education in the primary and middle years of schooling. Primary and Middle Years Educator, 11 (2). pp. 10-15.

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Abstract

The authors discuss the challenges associated with educating children in relation to climate change. The authors convey a strong belief that educators have a moral and ethical obligation to tell the truth to young people who are in the early and primary years of schooling. They emphasise the importance of educating students to be creative and independent agents so they can gain control of their lives in times of great social and environmental change.

Item ID: 54813
Item Type: Article (Non-Refereed Research)
ISSN: 1839-468X
Keywords: climate change, education, primary, early years
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2018 01:40
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130399 Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9303 Curriculum > 930399 Curriculum not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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