One of the key challenges that a Life Orientation teachers and teacher educators face is the planning of curriculum activated ESD together with other educators and their learners. The diagram below shows the four-quadrant framework that consist of the stages of knowledge, inquiry, applying and being able to take action, as a four action learning steps towards teaching sustainability topics such as climate change. The learning task sequence depicted in a quadrant outlined in this diagram is more detailed and includes:
Quadrant 1: Tune-in: Start-up stories and experience sharing.
Quadrant 2: Find-out: Inquiring and deepening knowledge.
Quadrant 3: Work-out: Review, analysis and critical thinking.
Quadrant 4: Take action and assess.