By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development.

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Claim: Achieving

4.7.1 At a national level, information relating to SDG 4.7.1 is outlined in the Department of Education and Skills (DES) ‘National Strategy on Education for Sustainable Development in Ireland, 2014-2020. It provides a framework to support the contribution that the education sector is making and will continue to make towards a more sustainable future at a number of levels: individual, community, local, national and international.  This strategy is primarily influenced by the national strategy on sustainable development, Our Sustainable Future – A Framework for Sustainable Development in Ireland, which was published by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government in 2012. 

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