About Peter Milne

Peter Milne is the Founder/Director of Target4Green Educational Consultancy and Training. He has more than 25 years of experience as a teacher, working mainly in science, environmental and outdoor education in the UK, Malaysia and Dubai. He is currently running a global series of Beyond COP 21 Symposia that was launched in Dubai in January and has a number of school initiatives based on COP 21 as well as the Sustainable Development Goals, supported by Eco- Schools Global and Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Programmes.

Education for Sustainable Development: Key Challenges

The basic aim of 'Education for Sustainable Development' is to nurture an individual who is capable to solve environmental challenges facing the world and to promote the formation of a sustainable society. The first challenge is to have an ethos in schools that openly and enthusiastically supports the development of ESD (Education for Sustainable Development). This is partly down to the curriculum the school follows, but is mainly as a result of the interest and effort shown by senior management in promoting integration and whole school engagement; a critical element being teacher training. It is also down to the expectations … Continue reading