20.06.2011 - Education Sector

Regional workshop on Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development

©NASASatellite view from South America

A regional workshop on Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development with participants from 16 Caribbean countries will takes place in Road Town, Tortola, The British Virgin Islands from 20 to 22 June 2011.The workshop will discuss and identify formal and non-formal approaches and programs to strengthen climate change education within national policies, curricula and teacher training at secondary school level as well as in technical and vocational education in areas such as tourism and fisheries in the Caribbean.

The meeting will also help identify priorities of Caribbean Member States regarding UNESCO’s collaboration on climate change education and produce action plans and recommendations to strengthen climate change education in the region.




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