Articles for category "Climate Education"


01 Jan 2021 · Climate Education

TROP ICSU Highlights in 2020

The TROP ICSU project highlights its accomplishments at the end of year 2020. The project has colleced, collated and developed over 280 Teaching Resources, which soan across 10 Disciplines. There are over 50 Contributing Teachers from many countries who have contributed teaching resources to the collection. Till year 2020, the TROP ICSU team has conducted 17 Workshops in 10 Countries with over  700 Workshop Participants and over 50 Climate Experts.

The project has published 3 Publications and has been preented in many international conferences and events including events by United Nations. The projects holds 2 websites with over 135,900 visitors and a YouTube channel. The project is having 23 partners which includes national science academies, internatonal scientific unions, educatioanl institutes and United Nations organizations. 

The project team continues to develop and collate educatioanl resources for climate change education by integrating them with the regular curricula of various desciplines. 

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10 Oct 2020 · Climate Education

More Than A Hundred Lesson Plans by TROP ICSU!

The project TROP ICSU has crossed the mark of developing a hundred Lesson Plans in October 2020. This milestone was possible due to the wonderful collaboration and knowledge contribution by the network of partners, collaborators, teachers, educators, and climate science experts.

These Lesson Plans span across various curricula topics and are distributed across ten disciplines. They can be directly used by teachers in both physical and digital classroom setup or can be used with proper customization as per the local context.
 

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01 Aug 2020 · Climate Education

Climate Change Webinar Series 2020

Engagement of the youth in climate action is a key factor in mitigating the global issue with local solutions. With this imperative, TROP ICSU has joined hands with the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), India to create a platform to host engagements between climate change experts (scientists, activists, social entrepreneurs among many) with young students. A webinar series is launched under this initiative of Climate Change Challenge 2.0 from August 2020.

(Image: Climate Change Challenge, CCMB, India)

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02 Jul 2020 · Climate Education

Translations of TROP ICSU Educational Resources

To widen the reach and increase the adoption of the TROP ICSU educational resources, some of the resources have been translated into various languages with assistance from th project partners. TROP ICSU welcomes contributions from teachers, educators, climate science experts, and all collaborators in enhancing the suite of educational resources.

The translated educational resources are available on the ‘TROP ICSU in Different Languages‘ section of the project website.

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29 Feb 2020 · Climate Education

TROP ICSU Workshop in Australia in Feb 2020

A TROP ICSU Lesson Plan Development Workshop was conducted at the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society's next national conference in Fremantle, Western Australia on 14 February 2020. This workshop was convened by our collaborators at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes, UNSW Sydney, University of Melbourne, and the Monash Climate Change Communication Hub. The main focus of the event was the development of lesson plans for the Australian curriculum.

A detailed report about the workshop is available here.

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26 Feb 2020 · Education and Outreach · Climate Education

TROP ICSU accomplishments featured by ISC

The TROP ICSU project has been funded by the International Science  Council (ISC) during the first phase (2017-2019). The accomplishments of TROP ICSU, feedback from various stake-holders and future plans have been featured by ISC in an online article published in February 2020. Representative feedback received from various stake-holders such as participants of educators workshops, undergraduate students, members of partner unions and the motive behind the TROP ICSU project are included in this article. The article can be found here.

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16 Dec 2019 · Education and Outreach · Climate Education

TROP ICSU at COP25 Madrid, Spain

The TROP ICSU project was represented at three sessions on climate education at the UN Climate Change Conference COP 25, held in Madrid from 2 December to 13 December 2019 under the Presidency of the Government of Chile and with logistical support from the Government of Spain.

TROP ICSU was invited to participate in 3 sessions on climate education at COP 25: at the IPCC-WMO pavilion, at the EU pavilion, and at the French pavilion.

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16 Dec 2019 · Education and Outreach · Climate Education

TROP ICSU at COP25 Madrid, Spain

The TROP ICSU project was represented at three sessions on climate education at the UN Climate Change Conference COP 25, held in Madrid from 2 December to 13 December 2019 under the Presidency of the Government of Chile and with logistical support from the Government of Spain.

TROP ICSU was invited to participate in 3 sessions on climate education at COP 25: at the IPCC-WMO pavilion, at the EU pavilion, and at the French pavilion.

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03 Aug 2019 · WMO · Education and Outreach · Climate Education

IUBS signed MoU with WMO

On 1 August 2019, a Memorandum of Understanding for collaboration on climate change education was signed between the IUBS (as lead partner of the TROP ICSU project) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the United Nations system’s specialized agency for meteorology (weather and climate), operational hydrology, and related geophysical sciences.

On the occasion of the 33rd General Assembly and Centenary Year celebrations of IUBS at Oslo, Norway,the collaboration between IUBS/TROP ICSU and WMO was formally announced and cemented through the signing of an MoU between the two parties. The aim of the collaboration is to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of Quality Education (SDG 4) and Climate Action (SDG 13) and to enrich the implementation of the One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership (UNCC:Learn).

This formal agreement for partnership is a significant and key milestone in achieving TROP ICSU’s goal of providing high quality, scientifically accurate educational resources for teachers to integrate climate change education with existing curriculum of all disciplines including Science, Mathematics, Social Sciences, and Humanities.

12 Jul 2019 · Education and Outreach · Climate Education

TROP ICSU at UN High Level Political Forum

IUBS Climate Change Education Project TROP ICSU  participated at the United Nations High Level Political Forum 2019 (HLPF 2019) on Sustainable Development at the United Nations Headquarters on 11 July 2019 in a three-hour joint session with the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) and Harvard University. This session is titled "Practices and Approaches on quality education towards environment and climate action."

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12 Jul 2019 · Education and Outreach · Climate Education

TROP ICSU at the UN High Level Political Forum 2019

IUBS Climate Change and Education Project - TROP ICSU participated at the United Nations High Level Political Forum 2019 (HLPF 2019) on Sustainable Development at the United Nations Headquarters on 11 July 2019 in a three-hour joint session with the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) and Harvard University. This session is titled "Practices and Approaches on quality education towards environment and climate action." 

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01 Jul 2019 · Education and Outreach · Climate Education · Event

TROP ICSU Workshop for teachers at France

The TROP ICSU team facilitated a teachers workshop in Orsay, France on 28 June 2019 in collaboration with Paris-Sud University (Université Paris-Sud). The workshop was attended by 25 teachers.

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24 May 2019 · Australia · Education and Outreach · Climate Education

TROP ICSU Workshops in Australia

The TROP ICSU team will conduct three teachers workshop in  Australia in May 2019. The first workshop will be conducted on 24th May with Monash University, the second one on 27 May with University of Melbourne and the third workshop will be conducted on 30th and 31st May with University of Adelaide.

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21 May 2019 · Education and Outreach · Climate Education

TROP ICSU at UN Science, Technology and Innovation Forum 2019

TROP ICSU was represented in two side events at the Forth Science, Technology and Innovation Forum for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on 14th and 15th may 2019, held at United Nations Headquarters New York.

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30 Apr 2019 · Egypt · Education and Outreach · Climate Education

TROP ICSU Workshop for teachers at Cairo, Egypt

The TROP ICSU team conducted a teachers workshop in Cairo, Egypt in April 2019. This workshop was conducted in collaboration with our partner Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT), Egypt.

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20 Apr 2019 · Education and Outreach · Climate Education · South Africa

TROP ICSU Workshop for teachers at South Africa

The TROP ICSU team conducted a teachers workshop in Pretoria, South Africa in April 2019. This workshop was conducted in collaboration with our partner International Science Council – Regional Office for Africa (ISC-ROA).    

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14 Feb 2019 · Education and Outreach · Climate Education

TROP ICSU: Climate and Pedagogy Workshop for Teachers at Bhutan, Asia

The TROP ICSU team conducted a workshop for teachers at Bhutan on 14th-15th February 2019, in collaboration with Center for Disaster Risk Reduction and Community Development Studies (CDRR&CDS), Royal University of Bhutan, Rinchending, Bhutan and Commission on Education and Outreach, IASPEI. Over 60 high school and undergraduate colleges/university teachers from Bhutan participated in this workshop.

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30 Dec 2018 · Education and Outreach · Climate Education

TROP ICSU at COP24 Katowice, Poland

The TROP ICSU project was represented at four sessions on climate change education at the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 24) in Katowice, Poland, on 13 and 14 December, 2018.

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16 Oct 2018 · Education and Outreach · Climate Education · Event

The first TROP ICSU workshop for teachers was held in collaboration with Sri Venkateswara College (University of Delhi), New Delhi, India, on October 13 and 14, 2018. The objective of the workshop was to introduce the participants to digital teaching resources for teaching topics in the Sciences, Mathematics, Social Sciences, and Humanities using climate-related examples, case studies, and activities.

In addition, participants would be invited to review the educational resources of the TROP ICSU project and to provide their feedback on the appropriateness and ease-of-use of the teaching tools and lesson plans.

80 undergraduate-level teachers participated in the workshop.

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