Category: Education for Sustainability (EfS)

June 1, 2021 Island Teacher

We have probably all seen the images from major hurricanes beamed around the world.  Those of us who have been impacted by hurricanes know their potential to disrupt, devastate and decimate school infrastructure.  As a result, thousands of students have their educational journey interrupted each year.   Such major events not…

January 27, 2019 Island Teacher

The international community has concluded that climate change represents an urgent threat to human and natural systems (The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, 2014a) and that an effective and immediate response to climate change is required to prevent hazardous human interference with the climate system (IPCC, 2014b). IPCC has…

September 15, 2018 Island Teacher

One year ago Hurricane Irma brought terrible destruction to the British Virgin Islands and other islands in its path. Many jurisdictions have not fully recovered. The meteorologist Jeff Masters is one of the most respected meteorologists in America. His research on the historic hurricane off the Lesser Antilles Islands in…