The ZPDF diagram illustrates both the child’s and the adult’s cognitive process and their interaction.
The ERS-SDEC may be applied by individual or groups of practitioners to audit their education for sustainable development curriculum. It is free to download below and has been developed to help practitioners and preschool centre mangers in setting ESD curriculum development priorities. Where the scale is used by a single practitioner within their own setting,… Continue reading The Environmental Rating Scale for Sustainable Development in Early Childhood (ERS-SDEC)
This page provides ten collections of books that have been put together to support children’s schematic learning. When we identify the particular schemes that feature in a children’s free flow play, it provides us with an opportunity to build upon what the child knows and what they can do. For SchemaPlay publications click here. Picture… Continue reading Supporting Schemes with Picture Story Books
This page provides a collection of Picture Story Books that have been put together to support the OMEP-UK Early Childhood Education for Sustainable Citizenship Award.For more information about the OMEP-UK ESC Award click here.For SchemaPlay publications click here.SchemaPlay training opportunities are listed here.Peters Books provide a 30% discount on all titles purchased by SchemaPlay settings:… Continue reading Books for Early Childhood Education for Sustainable Citizenship
Sustainable Development means making our decisions today so that they; ‘meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’. The subject is therefore all about the future needs and well-being of preschool children. Education for sustainable development presents humankind (as a species) as interdependent with the… Continue reading OMEP-UK Early Childhood Education for Sustainable Citizenship Award
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Siraj-Blatchford, J., and Brock, L. (2016) Education for Sustainable Citizenship in Early Childhood, SchemaPlay Publications
“We believe that we need to teach our children the impact that we make on the world and the importance of looking after our environment for their future and that of others. We live in an egocentric and throwaway society and children need to learn the impact that we have, and could have in a positive way, on the wider world. They also need to learn the value of money and that they can make decisions about how it is spent. The children have enjoyed the ESC work and have been proud to share what they know and what they can do. We have seen them replicate their experiences in their play and this has cascaded down to other children who have been learning by copying them.”