First International Conference On Sustainability Education (Environmental School)

First International Conference On Sustainability Education (Environmental School)

International conference on Sustainability Education (ICSE 2019) is planned with a view to explore pathways to address current and emerging sustainability challenges through education by empowering learners with new skills, values and attitudes that lead to more sustainable societies.

The first of its kind conference is being organized in New Delhi, India at the India Habitat Centre on 09-10 September, 2019.

Reasons why Environment school has been started:
  • The need for environmental education is growing rapidly as the degradation of the environment is taking place at a fast pace.
  • The idea to organize this Conference came from the felt need of reorienting education towards sustainability issues in the context of the global commitment for Agenda 2030 and Sustainable Development Goals
  • ICSE 2019 has been organized with its ultimate goal of developing societies competent in the principles of sustainability and striving to live within the carrying capacity of the planet. 
  • ICSE 2019 aims to aid the implementation of education for sustainable development (ESD) which is culturally-relevant, locally appropriate, occurring across national school education system.
  • The Conference will deliberate upon various facets of sustainability education taking a holistic viewpoint in terms of ESD (Education for Sustainable Development), EE (Environmental Education) and Climate Change Education (CCE). It will have main focus on South Asian region particularly on school education at the primary, middle and secondary levels.
  •  It will create a nurturing environment, in which young people can unleash and realise their potential, find their individuality, develop their intellect, appreciate diverse cultures, respect the environment, enhance their interpersonal skills, learn to work independently and collaboratively, pursue excellence, enhance their creativity and grow into mature citizens committed to making a positive contribution to society and the nation.

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