For young people

Climate ready schools program

A middle years school program to teach about climate change and challenge students to investigate local climate mitigation and adaptation actions.

The Climate Ready Schools (CRS) program challenges students to conduct investigations into climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies in their school or local community.

Access a suite of resources to teach about the impacts of climate change at a global, national and local level. Students use this knowledge along with a problem-based learning approach through student-led co-design to address an aspect of climate change in their school or local community.

Participating schools receive:

  • access to a remote-learning package, with content covering climate change projections, Adelaide heat and flood mapping, biodiversity data, sea level rise and other key issues

  • ongoing, tailored support and resources to help integrate the content into the school curriculum and guide the development of solutions to climate change issues

  • training in the use of the Design Thinking process to guide students through focussed problem-based learning

  • links to relevant organisations and people with expertise.

  • support through online check-ins and the availability of Green Adelaide Education Officers.

Contact the Green Adelaide Education team to access these resources and find out how you can nominate your school to participate in an inter-school Climate Ready Schools expo in term 4, 2023.