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CATAPULT Survey Infographics

Summary: Details of a unique survey questioning 15 – 18 year olds in Galway city and Galway county schools on their experiences of climate change and the climate crisis. Survey undertaken not only in Ireland but in three other European countries, UK, Finland and Italy also with nearly 2000 young people aged between 15 – 18 years of age participating. One of the outcomes of this online survey was generation of baseline data set for Focus Groups, Interviews and Narrative Workshops. Another outcome of the survey to inform stakeholders and policy makers, and facilitate in the production of a Climate Change Education Toolkit and resources for both formal and informal educational settings.

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Published: 2023

Pages: 1

Filesize: 123 KB

Format: pdf


Overview of the research project

The project Challenging the Climate Crisis: Children’s Agency to Tackle Policy Underpinned by Learning for Transformation (CCC-CATAPULT) involves young people as researchers working with academics to examine young people’s experiences of and learning around the climate crisis. This project is taking place in locations across Europe, including Bristol (United Kingdom), Galway (Ireland), Tampere (Finland), and Genova (Italy). They have recruited a diverse group of young people in each location to take an active role in both shaping the research itself and collaborating across research locations to explore the research questions.

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Dr Rosamund Portus (she/her)| Research Fellow

College of Arts, Technology and Environment, Bristol UWE

Bronagh Dillion, PhD Candidate,  Geography, University of Galway email: b.dillon10@nuigalway.ie

Frances Fahy, Geography, University of Galway email: frances.fahy@univeristyofgalway.ie

Kathy Reilly, Geography, University of Galway email: kathy.reilly@universityofgalway.ie