Teaching climate change can be too hot to handle: new study

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This article provides an overview of a qualitive study (15 in-depth interviews) into the professional and ethical challanges teachers may enounter when teaching about climate change. In particualr, when introducing climate change topics in the classroom, are teachers able to provide quality environmental education or are they impeded by concerns of being ‘too political’?

Period29 Nov 2021

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  • TitleTeaching climate change can be too hot to handle: new study
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletAustralian Teacher Magazine
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Size1 page
    Country/TerritoryAustralia
    Date29/11/21
    DescriptionWhen introducing climate change topics in the classroom, are teachers able to provide quality environmental education or are they impeded by concerns of being ‘too political’? These are some of the questions in a new Australian Study that is exploring the ethical and professional challenges teachers may encounter when teaching about climate change.
    Producer/AuthorEducation HQ
    URLhttps://educationhq.com/news/teaching-climate-change-can-be-hot-to-handle-new-study-109919/
    PersonsJennifer Bleazby

Keywords

  • climate change education
  • environmental education
  • teacher professional ethics
  • controversial issues