Working Group Environmental Education

UPDATE 12 April 2019 – Working Group Environmental Education

Educators from various regions joined a WA working group for a collective approach on developing standards for environmental education in the school curriculum and in public awareness campaigns.
Since the complexity of the matter we will be working step by step and address an array of relevant topics.
We will discuss – and not limited too – 
– appropriate learning materials for various age groups
– content – standards – what is advised content in learning materials, books, leaflets and posters
– what is minimum required knowledge for educators regarding impact waste on our planet, ways to reduce, proper handling of materials after use
– Available alternatives to reduce
– impact of burning waste
– what are recyclables and what is their actual recyclability – definitions – enhance educator’s knowledge
– Composting technology – home composting solutions
– Artisanal small scale re-use, re-purpose, up-cycling ideas
– what is Circular Economy and how to relate that concept to our personal lives
– the link between/from production, consumption, recycling, pollution to climate change
– bin strategy Ministry Environment
– collection system in line with bin strategy, recycling sector and consumer information on packaging
– what are the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and how does waste relate to the various goals
– the benefit from Apps

The working group members come from various professional backgrounds (educators in formal school curriculum, recyclers, NGO involved in intra or extra curricular education programs & campaigns, producer)
and
from regions across the country + supporting from abroad (Sumatera, Java, Kalimantan, Sumba, Lombok, Bali, Flores, Sulawesi, Maluku, Australia, France, UK)