Global Teacher Survey on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship Education
Thank you for your interest in the Global Survey of Teacher Readiness to Provide Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship.
As a teacher, you play a key role in ensuring that children and young people receive a quality education that enables them to contribute to sustainable development within their community and across the whole community. planet. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 is to "ensure that all students acquire the skills necessary to promote sustainable development" (Target 4.7).
Led by the group PPMI, this survey is carried out on behalf of theUNESCO international convention against doping in the sport and the world federation of teachers, theIE. It is aimed at teachers all over the world working at primary and / or secondary level in order to obtain information on their experiences, practices and needs.
Sustainable development covers a wide range of interrelated themes, of which the following four are the focus of this study:
1. Climate change education, which consists of understanding and coping with climate change (the global scale of changes in climate, temperature, precipitation and wind due to the use of fossil fuels by the human) while fighting against climate injustice (unequal distribution of the effects of climate change), global warming and its undesirable effects on biodiversity.
2. Education for sustainable consumption and production, which consists of understanding and promoting more sustainable lifestyles, consumption and production. Learners learn to better understand the economic, social and environmental repercussions of their consumption and production decisions, to take concrete action on a daily basis and to contribute to the development of sustainable societies and economies characterized by low rates of carbon emission and rational use of resources without degrading the environment.
3. Human rights education, including gender equality, which consists of learning about the responsibility of each member of society to respect the rights of all people, as well as to recognize and prevent them. violations of these rights. This learning empowers learners to exercise their rights and defend those of others. Human rights education also includes the promotion of gender equality, with the same rights, responsibilities and opportunities for women and girls as well as men and boys.
4. Education relating to tolerance and cultural diversity which consists of understanding, recognizing and supporting the great diversity of cultures, forms of expression as well as ways of seeing the world and of expressing our humanity, through a open, positive and peaceful communication allowing the learner to establish positive relationships with people who do not share the same national, ethnic, religious, social or cultural origin.
Please note that, in the context of this survey, when we speak of education for sustainable development and global citizenship, it is primarily these four themes that we are referring to.
To address the issues and themes mentioned above, the questionnaire will focus on the following elements:
- General information about you
- Your understanding and motivation
- Your teaching practices, professional experiences and collaboration practices (with your colleagues, parents and students)
- Your initial and continuing training as a teacher
- Resources and support available to you
- Your point of view on the factors promoting or hindering education for sustainable development and / or global citizenship
You will need about 30 minutes to answer this questionnaire which you must complete on your own. If necessary, you can save your answers and resume the survey later. Some questions may not correspond perfectly to your individual situation, in which case please answer them as best you can.
We thank you again for the time you devote to this investigation. Your contribution is very important to us and will help guide policies and practices essential to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 4.
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