Curriculum Perspectives

, Volume 37, Issue 1, pp 63–65 | Cite as

Point and counterpoint: climate change education

Point and Counterpoint


As pointed out by UNESCO, the time for properly addressing climate change disruption in national curriculum has well and truly arrived. The project now is to more appropriately educate children and young people for the conditions they will deal with the whole of their lives. This introduction to the Curriculum Perspectives Point and Counterpoint discussion on Climate Change Education sets out a rationale for change in the Australian Curriculum and briefly describes the contributions of participating authors.


Climate emergency Climate change education Australian curriculum UNESCO CCESD 


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© Australian Curriculum Studies Association 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Research and Innovation in Sustainability Education (cRISE)James Cook UniversityCairnsAustralia

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