Many traditional subjects, such as geography, mathematics and physics, would also be studied from the perspective of sustainable development, said the minister, a former economics professor at South Africa’s Pretoria University.
“The entire ministry is being changed to make sustainability and climate the centre of the education model,” Fioramonti told Reuters in the interview conducted in fluent English.
“I want to make the Italian education system the first education system that puts the environment and society at the core of everything we learn in school.”
I want Italy to become a leader against climate change, being the first country to make sustainable development the cornerstone of our new education and research approach https://t.co/T1DjsJgOIf
— Lorenzo Fioramonti (@lofioramonti) November 5, 2019