Systems thinking to link sustainability goals to chemistry education through the Planetary Boundaries framework

“Basic sciences are the sine qua non for sustainable development.” This compelling statement introduces the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development (IYBSSD) on its home page, outlining the necessary role for basic sciences in meeting global sustainability challenges. And yet global practices of basic sciences education require re-orientation to equip learners at secondary…

World Teacher’s Day

World Teachers’ Day is held annually on 5 October to celebrate all teachers around the globe.  It commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, which sets benchmarks regarding the rights and responsibilities of teachers, and standards for their initial preparation and further education, recruitment, employment, and…