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Research: Canadian nature-based early childhood education and the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: A Partial Alignment

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URL: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Elizabeth-Boileau/publication/356960290_Canadian_nature-based_early_childhood_education_and_the_UN_2030_Agenda_for_Sustainable_Development_A_Partial_Alignment/links/61b425b6fd2cbd7200904f08/Canadian-nature-based-early-childhood-education-and-the-UN-2030-Agenda-for-Sustainable-Development-A-Partial-Alignment.pdf

"With increased demand for nature-based and outdoor educational programs in North America, exploring how the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) may or may not align with current educational practices seems prudent. Specifically, we ask: Are the social, economic and environmental issues of concern integrated within outdoor nature-based programming? Could immersive outdoor programs be a viable avenue for helping Canada reach some of the global sustainable development goals? Finally, adopting a critical lens on the SDGs more broadly, are there additional ways in which teaching and learning for sustainability can be implemented within Canadian nature-based programming?"

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