Category: Education for Sustainability (EfS)

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…

August 26, 2018 Island Teacher No comments exist

In education today most school websites at some point make reference to school values.  For some schools like faith-based ones, their values are likely to reflect those based on ‘meta-narratives like the Bible or the Koran.  Other schools might choose values based on normative beliefs within their community os stakeholders.  In some…