Thu, April 26, 2018
The Office for Climate Education (OCE) was founded in March 2018 by La main à la pâte (LAMAP). Its new headquarters in Paris were inaugurated at a ceremony on 16 March. The leadership of the OCE initiative were also involved in the development of the recent IAP Statement on Climate Change and Education, and the launch of OCE can be considered an impact of the statement.
OCE aims to create a ‘Global network of climate education’ that raises the awareness of school children on the topic of climate change through interactive tools and research-based learning.
To achieve this overarching goal, OCE and its network of stakeholders will:
Among the founding partners of OCE are the Institut Pierre Simon Laplace (IPSL), the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) and the association Météo et Climat.