OSSTF/FEESO is pleased to support an important study by Preeti Nayak, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Toronto and we encourage all eligible members to participate. The study examines the “pedagogies and practices of BIPOC educators and how they teach about climate justice in the communities they serve.”
As we collectively move further into the climate emergency, research and education on climate justice are increasingly important. As Nayak states: “A climate justice lens emphasizes the interconnected nature of injustice and instead of isolating climate breakdown as one problem, climate justice scholars attempt to critique and dismantle the logics of White supremacy and settler colonialism, as systems which fuel overlapping sociopolitical and ecological crises.”
Nayak is recruiting BIPOC educators to participate in a short survey and, potentially, a short semi-structured interview. Participation is open to BIPOC teachers who work in Ontario high schools teaching any subject area as long as part of their instruction includes climate justice.
BIPOC voices are underrepresented in climate change education research and strategic planning. Members’ participation will contribute to integrating diverse knowledge systems and global perspectives into the Canadian environmental educational landscape. All interview participants will receive a climate justice teaching and learning resource list containing resources developed by BIPOC authors/producers.
The survey will be live from January 12 to March 31, 2022.
The survey is only available in English. Click here to take the survey.
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