The need for environmental education is growing rapidly as the degradation of the environment is taking place at a fast pace.
Considering the escalating need, ‘International Conference on Sustainability Education (ICSE)’ was organised jointly by Mobius Foundation, The Climate Reality Project, India in partnership with UNESCO New Delhi office at India Habitat Centre, recently.
The two-day conference was planned with a view to exploring the ways to address the challenges halting the path of sustainable education. The conference focused on sharing innovative ideas and understanding of sustainability education.
More than 500 participants (Internationally and nationally) represented the multi-disciplinary and diverse group of stakeholders. Students were an integral part of the program and will be engaged through various events led by our partners like Climate Reality The project, Centre for Environment Education (CEE) and Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE).
The conference also witnessed the launch of ‘World Environment School (WESc)’, one of its kind in Asia. WESc, is set up to educate the next generation of environmental leaders, will be operational from 2021 for grade 6 to 12 students. Students will come from around the world. The school will also cater to the parents who want the next generation to be actively involved in the protection and sustainability of the environment apart from a world-class education.
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