Global Change


Title of Resource

Global Change

Main Topic

Climate systems and extreme weather impact
Biodiversity and Ecosystem impacts


General focus (e.g., if the resource covers several topics)


Newspaper and article


Date Created


Audience Education Level

Resource URL

Publisher URL




South Africa

Publication Continent



Strategic planning
Anticipatory skills

Science Approaches

Climate compatible development
ESD and ESD learning processes

Learning Approaches

None given (content only)

Includes References


Suggested Usefulness

Indigenous Voice

Yes. Cultural heritage practices, Indigenous knowledge systems

Women and Children Agency

Yes. Considers rapid population growth, rising expectations in quality of life and full employment in South Africa.

Social Inclusion

Yes. Resource points to active participation by all; in-other to adapt to the impact of climate change.

Entrepreneurial Opportunities


Sustainable Development Goal

SDG 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy
SDG 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth
SDG9 - Industry
Innovation & Infrastructure
SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
SDG 12 - Responsible Production & Consumption
SDG 13 - Climate Action
SDG 16 - Peace
Justice & Strong Institutions
SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Interpersonal Competency Areas

Cultural diversity

Strategic Planning Competency Areas

Human rights
Gender equality

Normative Competency Areas

Culture of peace and non-violence
Global citizenship

Anticipatory Skills Competency Areas

Human rights
Gender equality
Culture of peace and non-violence
Global citizenship
Cultural diversity

Systems Thinking Competency Areas

Global citizenship

Intrapersonal Competency Areas

Global citizenship
Cultural diversity

Action Competency Areas

Global citizenship


Universal responsibility - (sense of global responsibility)
Equity and justice
Systems thinking - (process for understanding the interrelationships among the key components of a system)
Earth limits - (focuses on respecting planetary boundaries of Earth)

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