Ocean literacy in schools
Together with UNESCO’s Francesca Santoro, the Marine Educational Centre in Malmö will organize a workshop together with the participants.
In this session focus will be on how the implementation of global goal 14, Life below water, best can be done in the schools, Ocean School in Canada will also take part in this session.
14.30 Welcome to the session
Moderator Michael Palmgren
14.35 Ocean Literacy around the globe
Essential seven principles of ocean literacy, Francesca Santoro, UNESCO IOC
14.50 Ocean School in Canada
How we work in Ocean School, Janet Stalker, Dalhousie University
15.15 LaHave River: Stella's Science Project
Stella Bowles 2018 International Young Eco-Hero, Canada
15.30 Ocean Literacy in Malmö
Michael Palmgren CEO Marine Educational Centre, Malmö
15.45 Round table discussion
- What are the biggest challenges in implementing ocean literacy programs at local, national and international level?
- What would be the best way to support teachers and educators that want to start an ocean literacy program?
- How would you measure the success of an ocean literacy program?
- What it is still needed to promote ocean literacy more widely?