How to Teach Climate and Sustainability to Primary School Learners








Last updated on April 12, 2024 3:18 pm

Gain the skills you need to teach climate and sustainability with an outdoor learning approach with this course from the experts at the University of Reading.

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Who is the course for?

This course is designed for primary school teachers who want to incorporate climate and sustainability into their teaching. It will also be particularly helpful for those who lead on climate and sustainability education and/or outdoor learning in a school or are looking for opportunities to build their skills and knowledge for such a role in the future.

Course image©Gi Dais, Taking the first steps outside.

What topics will you cover?

The crucial importance of being outside for learning how to love and care for the Earth.

Explore a case study from a school which is approaching climate and sustainability education outdoors through their values, curriculum and general school life.

The knowledge and skills required for outdoor learning including the potential challenges and solutions.

Recommendations for how to pursue your own understanding of climate and sustainability and develop an action plan for incorporating the topics into your teaching.

Opportunity to work with other teachers to develop approaches relevant to your own context and be empowered to transform your own working practices to deliver climate and sustainability education.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

Justify why it is important to teach climate and sustainability using an outdoor learning approach.

Build a personal resource containing links to further reading and materials that will expand your own knowledge of climate and sustainability as a foundation for your teaching.

Develop your understanding of the benefits of outdoor learning to empower children to care for the environment.

Collaborate to develop ideas for teaching climate and sustainability outside for your own working practice.

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