While the Ecological Footprint considers the area of land that is consumed by an individual or a community, the Sustainable Footprint is developed to offer educational materials, which can be used to work on the sustainability of the pupil’s lifestyle. This creates possibilities to highlight and deepen the subject ‘Sustainability’. On these teacher pages you will find a variety of education materials, which you can use in your class.
The theoretical background and underlying ideas can be found in the chapter ‘Sustainable Footprint’. These texts might inspire you to develop your own material.
The didactical plan shows how pupils can work independently, by investigating a single aspect of sustainability in our daily lives, while working through a case. Results can be published on the site, so that other schools can use it as an example or adapt to it.
Apart from using these materials in projects or lessons within a school, there are also possibilities for introducing internationalisation aspects.
In this teacher section a guide for working with POE (Problem Oriented Education) can be found. This guide is suitable for secondary education, the development of an exchange program and for projects within a school.
The different themes of the subject ‘Sustainability’ could be the starting point for many different projects within a school. Concrete examples of cases for different ages of secondary school pupils can be found on this site.
Apart from that many different forms of education can be used for discussing the subject ‘Sustainability’. The site provides many examples and for example a creative assignment ‘Design a product for the year 2040’.
Teachers who prefer to work with specific content for each lesson, can use the examples of this site.