Changing the curriculum - Extinction Rebellion Podcast Special 2.5

Changing the curriculum - Extinction Rebellion Podcast Special 2.5

By Extinction Rebellion Podcast

At the heart of October 2019's International Rebellion in London, as with any other rebellion, are Extinction Rebellion's (XR) Youth.

Listen to the day they marched to the Department of Education and demanded a curriculum that meets the unique challenges of this Planetary Emergency.

We then speak to Ruth Shallcross, from XR educators, about why she thinks the curriculum needs changing and what those changes might look like.

There is strong language in this episode.

Extinction Rebellion has three demands.

1) Tell the Truth - Government must tell the truth by declaring a climate and ecological emergency, working with other institutions to communicate the urgency for change.

2) Act Now - Government must act now to halt biodiversity loss and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025.

3) Beyond Politics - Government must create and be led by the decision of a Citizens' Assembly on climate and ecological justice.

Presenter / Producer - Mark Smalley

Editor – Stuart Budvar

Assistant Editor - Barney Weston

Sound Engineer & Mixing – Dave Stitch

Social Media Producer – Barney Weston
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