On July 15, the second webinar was held.
The Second theme of lecture was based on ESD, ‘Call to action: Sustainability as the Centrepiece of High Quality Preschool’.
The guest speaker was Ingrid Pramling Samuelsson.
Prof Samuelsson is professor in Gothenberg university in Sweden, as well as an UNESCO chair in ECE and sustainable development. She was also a former world president of OMEP.
A brief introduction of the lecture is as follows:
Research shows that the path to sustainability begins with educating the next generation, beginning in their earliest years. The Scandinavian perspective on early education and education for sustainable development (ESD) emphasizes children’s, parents’, and teachers’ roles in learning about and contributing to a sustainable world. What are the characteristics of an integrated Early Childhood program based on sustainability? What is the sustainability “content” we want children to learn? What skills and competencies do we want them to exhibit? How can we use play-responsive pedagogies and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in ECEC? How are the values of our past in the early childhood field reflected in the ESD movement and how do they illuminate our future?
For those of you who have not had chance to participate on the webinar and still interested in the lecture, we have uploaded the second webinar video on below site. It will be uploaded for two weeks(from now till August 8, 2019).
Please check the relevant handouts attached.
We plan on continue to contact and inform each national committee regarding OMEP webinar and
we would like to ask for your interest and participation.