Dr. Sakari Tolppanen is a researcher at the University of Eastern Finland. His passion is to develop impactful climate change education, currently focusing especially on the role of knowledge, values and worldview on action competence. He is currently leading an international research project, ICC-ED, that examines grade 12 students' climate change competencies.
Written by Dr. Sakari Tolppanen
Climate change is the biggest environmental challenge of our time, which is why it is also a central theme in education. However, in many countries, climate change education is still viewed and implemented from a narrow perspective, the focus being mainly on knowledge development. Though knowledge is important, climate change...Need tools for climate change education? Try the bicycle model