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The Role of Media in Climate Action

Scientific   reports indicate that climate change may well be the greatest challenge that humanity faces in this century. According to Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) over the past century mean global temperatures  have  risen by approximately 0.740C  while atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide increased from a pre-industrial value of 278 parts per million to 379 parts per million […]

Education for Sustainability: Learning for an Inclusive Green Economy and Sustainability

Transitioning to inclusive green economy requires a transformation of how people think and act. With ever increasing impacts of climate change, there is need for all members of the society and groups to participate and benefit equitably towards green economy. Climate change exacerbates cases of limited natural resources, limited employment opportunities which requires a radical […]

Teaching and Learning That Reflects Education for Sustainable Development

By Ojuka Vincent Education for Sustainable Development Department Kenya Organization for Environmental Education Education is the greatest tool we can use to change peoples’ attitudes and behaviour especially in the face of unprecedented environmental challenges globally. One effective strategy to ensure this is through education for sustainable development (ESD). ESD is a vital mechanism for communicating […]

Eco-schools and SDGS By David Wandabi – Programs Officer

Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) & Eco-schools Coordinator, KOEE #SDG 2: Zero Hunger Promoting Sustainable School Grounds for Healthy Learning and Living: Archbishop Gitari Boarding Primary School Eco-schools Agriculture Theme promotes improved nutrition and sustainable food production. One Eco-school that embodies this is Archbishop Gitari Primary School. Archbishop Gitari Boarding Primary school is a mixed […]

Education for Sustainable Development in Kenya

By David Wandabi – Programs Officer – Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) & Eco-schools Coordinator, KOEE The Kenya Constitution 2010 prioritizes Sustainable Development as a National Goal. The Government of Kenya has therefore, an obligation to lead all citizens towards attaining this goal. The Government is committed to promoting ESD as a key factor in enabling sustainable development and […]

Eco-schools: Building Capacity of Educators and Trainers for Sustainable Development

Educators and trainers are powerful agents of change in helping to remake the education sector to address sustainability and enhance the role of education and learning in sustainable development projects and initiatives.  Teachers can be a tremendous force brought to the task, as teachers worldwide number around 70 million, and the corps of trainers and informal […]

Faith-based Education for Sustainable Development

By David Wandabi – Programs Officer – Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) & Eco-schools Coordinator, KOEE The search for a sustainable and just future, not just for humanity but for all life on Earth, has become one of the most pressing issues of the 21st century. Experience has shown that just giving information about education for […]

Earth Warming More Quickly than Thought

By David Wandabi – Programs Officer – Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) & Eco-schools Coordinator, Kenya Organization for Environmental Education Dead livestock due to effects of drought in Marsabit, Kenya. Scientists say the earth is warming faster than thought. Greenhouse gases releases into the atmosphere mainly by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth’s surface more quickly […]

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Eco-schools and SDGS

By David Wandabi – Programs Officer – Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) & Eco-schools Coordinator, KOEE Quality Education The Eco-Schools methodology is a powerful tool for providing quality education for sustainable development at all school levels. Its whole institutional approach (WIA) ensures an inclusive implementation throughout the whole kindergarten, school or campus, and the involvement […]

Eco-schools Program and Poverty Reduction

By David Wandabi – Programs Officer – Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) & Eco-schools Coordinator, KOEE Educational changes necessary for poverty reduction should not only be content-related but require approaches to teaching and learning that are transformative, community-engaged and relevant to contemporary and future societies- quality education (UNESCO, 2013).  Such changes need to be infused by […]