GREEN JOBS Webinar 1: Empowering Educators and Youth in ESD
To mark UNESCO’s International Day of Education on 24th January, TSL is hosting the first in its 2023 series of roundtable and panel discussions. Our first webinar brings together global educators from different backgrounds and teaching experiences to share their ideas and expertise on ESD and explore development opportunities relating to the core question: “What is happening within education to help teachers and students better understand sustainability and achieve green jobs?”
Register here to join this free online event
- Moderator: Kirsty Shakespeare, International ESD Manager, TSL
- Chiara Abaquin, Curriculum and Instruction Coordinator, Multiple Intelligence International School, Philippines
- Janet Davies, Primary Education Lecturer, University College London, UK
- Lynndina Essack, Senior Education Officer, ESD Section, Ministry of Education, Seychelles
- Comfort Eti, Head of Department, The Heritage Schools and Cedars International School, Nigeria
- Karl Hansen, Executive Director, TSL
- Nasreen Majid, School Director for Climate Education and Sustainable Development, University of Reading, UK
- David Mitchell, Associate Professor Geography Education, University College London, UK
- Laurence Myers, Service Learning Coordinator at the American School of Dubai, UAE
- Tessa Willy, Deputy Programme Lead Primary PGCE, University College London, UK
Three key focus areas: Approx. 20-30 minutes to discuss each area with possible time for Q&A’s
- Developing teacher knowledge, confidence & understanding – how are teachers being trained; what CPD opportunities are available?
- Pedagogy – how can we teach sustainability in exciting, innovative, and engaging ways?
- How does supporting educators translate into youth empowerment and action for the SDG’s and green careers?
This discussion is the first in the TSL 2023 International Education Summit Series: Green Jobs which will feature as a learning resource for students and educators on the TSL Community platform and TSL Youtube Channel.
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