“After observing the planet for eight days from space, I have a deeper interest and respect for the forces that shape our world. Each particle of soil, each plant and animal is special. I also marvel at the creativity and ingenuity of our own species,
The Fall 2010 edition of the LSF Newsletter, Viability, can now be read online. Check out the LSF Newsletter now!
The United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD, 2005-2014) has reached its mid-point. A mid-Decade review was conducted to take stock of what has been accomplished during the first five years of the DESD.
We, the participants gathered at the UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development held in Bonn, Germany on 31 March to 2 April 2009 issue the following statement and call for action:
With the changing of the season, kids across the province are trading their bathing suits for backpacks and their Popsickle sticks for pensils. That's right, school starts next week and with that a number of 'green' initiatives are also starting up again. Download the full article.
At the 2007 event titled “Why Sustainability Education”,participants from post-secondary, K-12 and other public sector organizations developed the 10 Principles of Sustainability Education. These principles provided a guide for educators and learners on what sustainability education should look like in practice.
On Tuesday, April 14, 2009 about 30 members of the Manitoba Education for Sustainable Development Working Group (MESDWG) participated in a full-day planning workshop at the Southwood Golf and Country Club in Winnipeg. The meeting was designed to accomplish three desired outcomes:
-Evolving through literacy. What are the various components of a "literate" person.
-Education for sustainable development
Who are the student researchers? What is RCE Saskatchewan? What are we doing? What are our challenges? How have we addressed these?