Created by: KidsLab4Sustainability
You will learn
Sustainable Development (ESD)
Understand and promote Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) by exploring it holistically. Analyze the interconnection of SDGs, prioritize ethical decision-making, and identify causes and effects of socio-environmental issues. Teach ecological awareness and sustainable practices through innovative strategies and the integration of ESD and Global Citizenship education into curricula.
Learn what outdoor education means and what enables children to learn through and from nature. Get to know the key pedagogical theories associated to outdoor education. Acquire tools and advice for educators on how to engage preschool children with learning outdoors and promote the incorporation of outdoor education into the curriculums.
STEAM as educational strategy in sustainable education
Learn about STEAM education: what it is, what are its origins, its values, and what differentiates it from traditional education. Discover STEAM competences and how to develop them in preschool education. Understand selected methods of STEAM education which might be used on preschool level and how to use inquiry-based learning in educational practice.
Teaching and learning through relationships
Learn about the value of attuned relationships and learn through play in early childhood education. Explor methods to measure and nurture attuned relationships with children and to play as a pedagogical practice. Acquire methods and tools of self assessment through video analysis for your educational practices.
Contents of the Course
Total duration: 02 h 37 min
The course includes
|Numerous videos both from external organizations and created by the K4S community.
|Links to external articles, research papers and activity resources to expand your knowledge and practice.
|You can access the lessons in your preferred order and frequency, as many times as you want.
|Want to contribute to the K4S project? Let us know your opinion on the course!
This course was designed for educators, teachers and parents who have an interest in approaching outdoor education for preschool children, with a particular focus on Sustainability. It is free and open to everyone.