EDUCATION & ACTION

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The Community Action for Spaceship Earth (CASE) initiative came from an educational network ENIRDELM which is dedicated to improving educational leadership and management. CASE is targeted on a broader readership than only educators. It provides resources to inform all citizens about the coming threats to Spaceship Earth and all its passengers. The documents in this section are, however, related to all levels of education.

PERSONAL ACTION

Calculate and record your ecological footprint  using the Global Footprint Network’s calculatorA personal example – mea culpa.

COMMUNITY ACTION

Suing governments for climate change – Portuguese students act. Planting trees – many good reasons that enhance well-being. Retrosuburbia – permaculture in the suburbs (David Holmgren)

CLASS TEACHING

The-ESD-world– a diagram from Ann Finlayson of the NGO SEEd (Sustainability & Environmental Education) setting out a schema for education for sustainability. [LOtC = Learning outside the classroom; LINE = Learning in the natural environment]

Permaculture Pedagogy – ‘What will we teach our children in order to help them to weather and manage change in a highly unpredictable and crisis fraught future & to become highly caring, engaged, conceptually deep and critical thinking individuals who will be able to create the solutions that are needed?

Big History – a 12 min video jokey episode on the “Anthropocene and the near future” from an on-line series “Crash Course”

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