Educator Guide “Talking to Young People about Climate Change”

Year of production: 2020

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This short guide offers ideas on how to talk to children and young people about climate change. It is structured around 4 main topics: optimism and hope, changing the narrative, changing thinking and getting outside and includes external links, recommended social media channels and additional resources. The methodology is rooted in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


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World’s Largest Lesson

The World’s Largest Lesson is a global project to engage all children in learning about the SDGs and using these as a stimulus for both Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) advocacy and local community action. Creative resources and training are provided to teachers and peer educators to enable them to engage children and young people in the Goals and local action. The project is created in partnership with UNICEF and the support of UNESCO.