education

Changing the curriculum – Extinction Rebellion Podcast Special 2.5

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW At the heart of October 2019’s International Rebellion in London, as with any other rebellion, are Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) Youth. Listen to the day they marched to the Department of Education and demanded a curriculum that meets the unique challenges of this Planetary Emergency. We then speak to Ruth Shallcross, from XR educators, about why she thinks the curriculum needs changing and what those changes might look like. There is strong language in this episode. You can read more about the Learning Rebellion…

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Statement from Extinction Rebellion in support of Youth Strike 4 Climate

Extinction Rebellion salutes all the courageous children who are striking on Friday as part of the UK’s first UK-wide Youth Strike 4 Climate. The climate and ecological disaster we face is putting their future in jeopardy, with thousands of schoolchildren choosing to disrupt the system that is so clearly failing them. We support their demands that: The Government declare a climate emergency and prioritise the protection of life on Earth, taking active steps to achieve climate justice The national curriculum is reformed to address the ecological crisis as an educational priority…

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