Education ministry to include sustainability in school curriculum

The education ministry has unveiled a program of sustainable development. One aspect is the instruction of youngsters about sustainability.

The Ministerio de Educación Pública also said that it would incorporate sustainability in its own internal practices, such as saving paper and water.

Sonia Marta Mora Escalante is the minister of  Educación Pública. She said in a release that there are three segments to the plan. The first is education for sustainable development, The second is sustainable management of the ministry resources. The third is in external strategic alliances.

She was quoted as saying that environmental sustainability is the center of educational management and one of the pillars in the construction of  a new education policy.

Regional education officials were briefed on the policy Monday.

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