Sustainability Education: Teacher Guide

Sustainability Education: Teacher Guide
Mātauranga whakauka taiao – mā te katoa, mō āke tonu atu | Sustainability education – enough for all, forever

Sustainability education – enough for all, forever is a new resource for New Zealand secondary schools.

Written by experienced educators Andrea Soanes and Lynnette Rogers, this new and essential resource was created to help teachers navigate the NCEA Education for Sustainability (EFS) Achievement Standards. It’s intended to help build the confidence of new and experienced educators alike to successfully scaffold student learning in environmental education.

Click on the link provided above to visit the Waikato Regional Council website, where you can download the full PDF (44 pages) or order a hard copy.

Key features of the resource:

  • Case studies
  • Templates to use with students
  • Achievement standard tips
  • Explore culturally responsive pedagogies
  • Build students' action competence
  • Innovate with interdisciplinary modules

Andrea and Lyn facilitated a webinar for teachers at the end of 2022, to discuss the development of the resource and possibilities for how it can be used by teachers. You can watch the recording by visiting the Waikato Regional Council page here and scrolling down to the video.

You may also like to watch this NZAEE webinar from 2021: Introducing the EfS Standards, where Andrea and Lyn discuss how EfS achievement standards can be integrated successfully in secondary schools, and Kate Rivers from Rangi Ruru gives examples of the projects being undertaken by students.