The challenges of educating on sustainability
Environmental and sustainability education is a topic that is now coming to the fore: national and European initiatives are looking to give children the tools to understand the world they live in, and how they can positively impact it. But there are still a number of challenges to overcome before consistent environmental education becomes a reality.
“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world’, as Nelson Mandela once said. ‘Education is essential to sustainable development. Citizens of the world need to learn their way to sustainability. Our current knowledge base does not contain the solutions to contemporary global environmental, societal and economic problems. Today’s education is crucial to the ability of present and future leaders and citizens to create solutions and find new paths to a better future”. Read more on: http://downtoearth.danone.com/2014/09/03/the-challenges-of-educating-on-sustainability/