Curriculum Council

Shaping Our Schools, Shaping Our Future

Shaping Our Schools, Shaping Our Future cover page In 2007 the Ontario government undertook to examine environmental education in the curriculum through the Ministry of Education's Curriculum Council. The Working Group on Environmental Education, convened by the council and chaired by Dr. Roberta Bondar, was given the mandate “to analyse needs and research successful approaches to teaching and learning about the environment in elementary and secondary schools”. This report, published in June 2007, contains thirty-two recommendations that have informed Ontario's approach to environmental education

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