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Italy leads the school subject of climate change

What is the share of greenhouse gases on climate change? What is the 2-degree goal? Such questions will soon need to be able to all the Italian students to answer. Because in the next school year the subject "climate change and sustainable development" will be mandatory for you. Italy will be the first country in the world that will integrate this subject into the curriculum, said the Minister of education, Lorenzo Fioramonti, compared to the Reuters news Agency.

"The environment should be at the heart of all that we learn in school."Lorenzo Fioramonti, Italian Minister of education,

Starting in September, 2020 to the students of 33 hours in the year, so about one hour per week, with topics related to climate change. But also subjects such as geography, mathematics or physics will in the future be taught with a view to sustainable development.

"I would like to make the Italian education system for the first system of education, the environment and society at the heart of it all what we learn in school," the politicians of the 5-star movement, which is in a coalition government with the Italian social Democrats.

we Want to revolutionise the Italian school system: the Minister of education, Lorenzo Fioramonti. Photo: Reuters

To the British "Telegraph" and the "New York Times" to the effect Fioramonti his plans. Accordingly, the new subject from the first to the thirteenth class is taught, with pupils between 6 and 19 years. Primary school children could consider what is the importance of the environment for different cultures. As a teaching framework for higher year courses, the UN-Agenda 2030 for sustainable development, which deals, among other things, this is used can be controlled, such as the pollution of the oceans. "Italy will be the first country that adopted this framework," said Fioramonti.

the geography teaching must change. Instead of talking just about places and countries, it's important to look at the human impact on different areas of the earth.

The Minister of education has encouraged students to truant.

Fioramonti of the politicians in the current government coalition in Italy, says the strongest environmental measures. In September, he had encouraged students to climate protests, instead of coming to class and had been criticized by the Opposition. Against Fioramontis planned introduction of the new subject resistance is inevitable.

The former Professor of Economics at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, also for a flight ticket tax and a new tax on plastic and sugary foods strong. At right Italian politicians, the 42-Year-old has ascended to the enemy. This week, the government set out its proposals to control thought before the Parliament.

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Created: 07.11.2019, at 19:29

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