Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) and hence Eco-Schools were established to mee the call for Education for Sustainable Development(ESD) at the UN Conference for Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio in 1992.
On 25-27 September 2015, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, the Heads of State, Government and High Representatives agreed upon the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2015-2030.
2020-2030 is the decade of action for the SDGs. The economic, social and environmental dimensions of the SDGs seek to address poverty, hunger, disease, fear and violence, education, healthcare, social protection, sanitation, safety, sustainable habitats and energy.
SDG 4 target 4.7. says:
In 2019, the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) invited teachers to develop and submit lesson plans that promote an action oriented pedagogy about specific Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These were the selected lesson plans:
‘That’s impossible! Just turn on the tap, right?’ SDGs 3, 4 and 6.
‘How do human activities affect water quality?’ SDGs 4, 6, 14 and 17.
‘We Fight Climate Change!’ SDGs 4 and 13.
‘A Walk in the Park’ SDGs 3, 4 and 15.
15. Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Repair
Before you Begin
7-8 Years: Consumption – Reduce, Reuse & Refuse
7-8 Years: Recyclingo!
6-8 Years: Recycled Art Mosaic for school wall
6-8 Years: Recycling is music to my ears!
and PPT Presentation SDGs 4, 6 and 13.