As I noted the other day, and also a few weeks ago, I gave a talk to a group of PGCE geography students at the start of the year. At the end of the talk, I set out what I thought about a number of issues to do with climate, environment and the curriculum. I did this so that the students could see my thinking and assumptions about the issues. I stressed that they did not have to accept what I thought, but that there was an imperative on them to have their own views on these topics. I confined myself to 5 topics which were: The Earth; Young people; Schools; Curriculum organisation; Curriculum progression. This is what I said about the young people and the schools they are in:
Schools should ...
There's so much more to say, of course, but these were enough for a couple of powerpoint slides.