Miyagi University of Education, Japan

Miyagi University of Education conducts teacher training for ESD and develops the education curriculum to popularise ESD.

In terms of teacher training for ESD, the university offers in-service teacher training both in graduate education and in summer school and ESD teaching class in undergraduate education. To serve in-service teachers, the graduate school prepares the development of ESD teaching curriculum as a programme of the Graduate School of Education. The summer school is the reeducation course for in-service teachers. It develops the methodology to apply the concept of ESD and the school practices of environmental education, food education, and multicultural education to the education of sustainable regional development.

In terms of undergraduate education, the university has developed curriculum about contemporary problems as a cluster of foundation classes for prospective teachers. As a curriculum of education to popularize ESD, the ESD Promotion Council of Miyagi University of Education develops practical contents collaborating with member regions and NPOs of Greater Sendai RCE.

Read more on the Miyagi University website.