In April 2019 Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) played host to the International Symposium on Climate Change and the Role of......
On this page you will find a collection of materials and presentations from authors, scholars and students created as part of the 2019 International Symposium on Climate Change and the Role of Education
The International Symposium on Climate Change and the role of education (ISCCARE) was ran and organised by staff members of BGU; Dr Sarah Hemstock and Professor Walter Leal.
The aim of the symposium was to provide a platform for authors and scholars from across the world to talk about their work. Talks included key note addresses from Virginia Murray, who spoke about capacity development implementation of the Sendai framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.#
The other key note speaker, Edward Hanna, came from the University of Lincoln to talk about the links between polar ice melt, global warming and local scale extreme weather.
If you’re interested in finding out more, contact Dr Sarah Hemstock on: firstname.lastname@example.org
List of speakers and their presentations:
Capacity Development for Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction – Virginia Murray. | PDF
Citizen Social Science and Education for More integrative and effective climate action: A science-policy perspective – Andrew Kytherotis and Theresa Mercer.
Researching Climate Change in their own backyard – inquiry-based learning as a promising approach for senior class students – Sebastian Brumann, Ulrike Ohl and Carolin Schackert.
Climate change education: when action research interacts with citizen science and nexus thinking in the Paraiba watershed, south east Brazil – Catherine Walker and Peter Kraftl.
Increasing environmental action through climate change education programmes that enable school students, teachers and technicians to contribute to genuine scientific research – Elizabeth A.C. Rushton. | PDF
The role of Informal education in climate change resilience: the sandwich model. – Gillian Cambers, Paul Diamond and Michelle Verkooy. | PDF
Building community resilience through university engagement in DRR education – Yung-Fang Chen.
Realities of teaching about climate change in an island nation – Charles Pierce.
Capacity building itinerary on sustainable energy solutions for island and territories at risk for the effects of climate change – Lara de Diego, Maria Luisa Marco and Mirian Bravo.
Developing a climate literacy framework for lower and upper secondary students – Inez Harker-Schuch and Michel Watson. | PDF
Climate change education across the curriculum – Rahul Chopra, Aparna Joshi, Anita Nagarajan, Nathalie Fromproix and L.S. Sashidhara. | PDF
A Plexus curriculum in school geography – a holistic approach to geographical education for an endangered planet – Phil Wood and Steve Puttick
The benefits and downsides of multidisciplinary education relating to climate change – Lino Briguglio and Stefano Moncada | PDF
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) in resilience (climate change adaption & Disaster risk reduction) in the pacific: opportunities and challenges in climate education – Dr Helene Jacot Des Combes, Amanda Siga, Nixon Kua and Titilia Rabuatoka, Leigh-Anne Buliruarua and Peni Hausia Hevea. | PDF
Sixty Seconds about sixty degrees: connecting arctic and non-acrtic classrooms in the age of climate change – Mary E. Short and Laura C. Engel. | PDF
From Academia to response-ability – Raichael Lock
Fiery Spirits: educational opportunites for accelerating action on climate change and sustainable development – Terence Edward Miller. | PDF
Engaging and empowering business management students to support the mitigation of climate change through sustainability auditing – Kay Emblen-Perry. | PDF
Learning to be leaders? Exploring the role of education in preparing UK youth to participate in United Nations climate change negotiations. – Harriet Thew. | PDF
Teaching Global Environmental change at Leeds: The Human-environment geography approach – Alan Grainger. | PDF
Earth, Air, Fire and Ice: exploring links between polar ice melt, global warming and local-scale extreme weather – Edward Hanna
Why is early adolescence so pivotal in the climate change communication and education arena? – Inez Harker- Schuch
Teenagers expand their conceptions of climate change adaptation through research-education cooperation – Oliver Grald Schrot, Lars Keller, Dunja Peduzzi, Alina Kuthe, Maximilian Reide, David Ludwig. | PDF
Adolescents’ perceptions of the psychological distance to climate change, its relevance for building concern about it, and the potential for education – Moritz Gubler, Adrian Bruegger and Marc Eyer. | PDF
Developing climate adaptation strategies in coastal subsistence communities in LEDCs: Education works both ways – Sian Davies-Vollum, Deb Raha and Daniel Koomson. | PDF
Differentiated Knowledge production on climate change in rural Fiji: how women utilise diverse information sources to improve their adaptive capacity – Dana Julia Loew. | PDF
(Latent) potentials to incorporate and improve environmental knowledge using African language in agriculture lessons in Malawi – Michael M. Kretzer and Russel H. Kaschulab
Addressing climate change at a much younger age than just at the decision-making level: perception from primary school teachers in Fiji- P. Hausia and A. De Ramon N’Yeurt, A. Tamani, A. Takinana, S. L. Hemstock and H. Jacot Des Combes.
Learning with idea station: what children on the Canadian playground can teach use about climate change? – Sarah Hennessy. | PDF
Using a masters course to explore the challenges and opportunities of incorporating sustainability into a range of educational contexts – Alison fox, Paula Addison-Pettit, Clare Lee and Kris Stutchbury with masters students. | PDF
Taking current climate change research into the classroom – the “Will hermit crabs go hungry in future oceans?” project – Christina C. Roggatz, Neil Kenningham and Helga D. Bartels-Hardege.
Mathematics Education and climate change – Mark Boylan and Alf Coles. | PDF
Energy Transitions: linking energy and climate change – John H. Perkins.
Exploring energies of climate change competencies into mechanical engineering education – Sven Linow.
TeachMeet: Intergenerational learning in practice – Lydia Meryll and Raichael Lock.
TeachMeet: developing positive climate change education programmes in schools: from first steps to participation in genuine science research – Elizabeth A. C Rushton | PDF
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