Empowering Educators for a Sustainable Future: Exploring Climate Change Perspectives Among Pre-Service Teacher

Hartono Hartono, Sofendi Sofendi, Rita Inderawati, Makmum Raharjo, Farhan yadi, Syarifuddin Syarifuddin, Windi Dwi Andika, Fatra Yudha Grafika San


Climate change is getting worse every day, in line with massive human activity. Ignorance of this problem makes many people ignore it even more, so concrete steps are needed to increase the world community’s awareness of this problem. The role of universities in filling this gap in such ignorance is very important. Apart from that, the United Nation invites all governments to start empowering green lifestyles in every sector of life, including the education system. The United Nation recommends implementing a green curriculum to support a sustainable future. For this reason, this study aims to look at the views of pre-service teachers at Universitas Sriwijaya regarding climate change and look for data that will later be used as a reference in designing a green campus curriculum. This study uses mixed methods to obtain diverse data, where the data collected is not only in the form of numbers but also stories obtained through interviews. And the results show that the knowledge of pre-service teachers is still lacking and limited to general information. Apart from that, a lot of data was obtained that can be used for planning a green curriculum later.


Climate Change, Green Curriculum, Pre-service Teacher, Sustainable, Education

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