Training of Trainers SEA-CEP Phase 2


SEAMEO QITEP in Science has organized the Training of Trainers South East Asia Climate Change Education Programme (SEA-CEP) Phase 2, which took place from 27 May 2023, to 1 June 2023. The training was attended by 40 participants consisting school principals and teachers from various regions. The training event was held at BBGP Jawa Barat Centre and was supported by a team of facilitators including Dr. Elly Herliani, Dr. Dinny Mardiana, Meidina Rizkita, M.Si., and Dewi Mayang Salshabylla, S.Pd.

Throughout the training, participants gained valuable insights through various sessions conducted by expert speakers: Prof. Parikesit, M.Sc., Ph.D., from Padjadjaran University discussed sustainable tropical agricultural ecosystem management; Prof. Drs. Isbandi Rukminto Adi, MKes, Ph.D., from the University of Indonesia addressed community empowerment; Dr. Iwan Kustiwan, M.T., from the Bandung Institute of Technology provided an understanding of sustainable urban ecosystem management; while Dr. Rudi Alek Wahyuddin and Mr. Syamdidi, S.Pi, M.App.SC from the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia gave insights regarding the sustainable management of tropical coastal ecosystem.

The main objective of this training was to equip schools with the necessary knowledge and skills to build a Climate Resilience Community (CRC) and strengthen the development of Climate Resilience Schools (CRS). Through the implementation of the SEA-CEP program, participants were expected to integrate climate change issues into school education. Additionally, the training aimed to empower the school community, the Learning Community of Principals and Teachers, as well as the local community, in building an active and sustainable Climate Resilience Community (Komunitas Berketahanan Iklim; KBI).

Thus, the Training of Trainers SEA-CEP Phase 2 by SEAMEO QITEP in Science, represents a tangible step towards raising awareness and understanding of climate change among school principals and teachers. Through this training, they are also expected to become active agents of change by integrating climate change issues into school education and building sustainable communities through close collaboration among schools, communities, and other relevant stakeholders.

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