9. The Thread: Education For Sustainable Development
In response to UNESCO's Sustainable Development Goals , Threads of Success are developing a programme to support the delivery of these global goals in settings. More information will follow soon, but these currently include:
The Education for Sustainable Development Audit, which:
Sets up learning opportunities with direct links to the EYFS and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Enhances an appreciation of the immediate environment and the wider world.
Promotes new skills and concepts for children and adults.
Encourages positive attitudes and habits.
Strengthens community awareness and fosters practical links.
Assists financial sustainability.
The "I can....." booklet:
Inspires and broadens children's minds.
Promotes children's self esteem.
Demonstrates practical learning with links to the EYFS and SDGs.
Strengthens partnership working with families/carers and promotes continuity of learning between home and the setting.
Incentivises a family approach to learning and exploring.
Promotes sustainable behaviours at home and in the wider community.
If you would like more information, please contact ESD@theeducationpeople.org