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Sustainable Development Education Developing global citizens within Curriculum for Excellence
Contexts Elements International Education Education for Citizenship Sustainable Development Education Confucius Classrooms Olympic & Commonwealth Games Scotlands Culture Developing Global Citizens
The goal of sustainable development to enable all people throughout the world to satisfy their basic needs and enjoy a better quality of life without compromising the quality of life of future generations. One future – different paths HM Government, 2006
Principles of sustainable development SDELG 2006 Uncertainty and precaution Equity and justice Rights and responsibilities Carrying capacity Diversity Interdependence
Sustainable development education seeks to ensure that learners: Acquire knowledge of the principles of sustainable development Develop understanding of the relevance of the principles to their own lives and to the lives of others Develop the skills needed to take decisions guided by these principles Value the importance of these principles in sustaining their own wellbeing in addition to the wellbeing of our society, economy and planet. SDELG 2006
Aspects of sustainable development SDELG 2006 Economical Social Cultural Ecological
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Know, respect and care for the rights, responsibilities, values and opinions of others in Scotland, and understand Scotlands role within the wider world. Develop an awareness and understanding of engagement in democratic processes and be able to participate in critical thinking and decision making in schools and communities at local, national and international level. Principles of developing global citizens
Understand the interdependence between people, the environment, and the impacts of actions, both local and global. Appreciate and celebrate the diversity of Scotlands history, culture and heritage and engage with other cultures and traditions around the world. Principles of developing global citizens Demonstrate creative thinking and act responsibly in political, economic, environmental, social and cultural learning.
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We live in a Scotland that is the most attractive place for doing business in Europe We realise our full economic potential with more and better employment opportunities for our people. We are better educated, more skilled and more successful, renowned for our research and innovation. Our young people are successful learners, confident individuals, effective contributors and responsible citizens. Our children have the best start in life and are ready to succeed. We live longer, healthier lives. We have tackled the significant inequalities in Scottish society. We have improved the life chances for children, young people and families at risk. National Outcomes for Scotland
We live our lives safe from crime, disorder and danger. We live in well-designed, sustainable places where we are able to access the amenities and services we need. We have strong, resilient and supportive communities where people take responsibility for their own actions and how they affect others. We value and enjoy our built and natural environment and protect it and enhance it for future generations. We take pride in a strong, fair and inclusive national identity. We reduce the local and global environmental impact of our consumption and production. Our public services are high quality, continually improving, efficient and responsive to local peoples needs. National Outcomes for Scotland contd...
Curriculum for Excellence Values Wisdom Justice Compassion Integrity
Curriculum for Excellence All learners are entitled to experience a traditionally broad Scottish curriculum that develops skills for learning, skills for life and skills for work, with a sustained focus on literacy and numeracy, that encourages an active, healthy and environmentally sustainable lifestyle and builds an appreciation of Scotland and its place in the world. Building the Curriculum 3 Building the Curriculum 3, 2008
Sciences Experiences and Outcomes Planet Earth – Biodiversity and Interdependence EarlyFirstSecondThirdFourth I have observed living things in the environment over time and am becoming aware of how they depend on each other. SCN 0-01a I can explore examples of food chains and show an appreciation of how animals and plants depend on each other for food. SCN 1-02a I can use my knowledge of the interactions and energy flow between plants and animals in ecosystems, food chains and webs. I have contributed to the design or conservation of a wildlife area. SCN 2-02a I have collaborated on investigations into the process of photosynthesis and I can demonstrate my understanding of why plants are vital to sustaining life on Earth. SCN 3-02a I understand how animal and plant species depend on each other and how living things are adapted for survival. I can predict the impact of population growth and natural hazards on biodiversity. SCN 4-01a
Its about HOW you teach it... challenging Empowering Transformative Pupil-centred Pupil- directed Active Outdoors Creative Cooperative Collaborative Experiential Relevant FUN
Discuss What is our school doing to promote sustainability and global citizenship? How do these activities support the implementation of Curriculum for Excellence?
A whole-school approach Transforming learning requires a whole-school approach with a focus on curriculum, campus and community This requires Vision and leadership from SMT Collective ownership and commitment from all Partnerships and engagement with community Support from local authorities Photo: Pink Sherbet Photography, Creative Commons
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Discuss Where are we on our journey to becoming a sustainable school? What opportunities exist to help us move forward on this journey?
Weather & Climate Change
Schools Global Footprint
Exploring Climate Change
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