Teaching Sustainable Development Goals

Source: Classtime Blog Description: In the last few years it’s clear that issues like climate change, plastic waste management, increasing migration, and other major issues are growing global concerns. For the last two years students have become highly active in protesting and finding solutions to both national and global issues. In March 2018, students led March for…
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Lesson Plan: Teaching about the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Source: TROP ICSU Description: This lesson plan will allow you to introduce the SDGs to your students, stress on their socio-economic importance and enable discussions on the efforts taken by governmental and non-governmental agencies of their nations towards achieving these goals. This lesson plan will also draw attention to how climate change may affect the efforts towards…
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Sustainable Foundations (Teacher’s Guide)

Source: Manitoba Council for International Cooperation Description: This guide is designed for educators or anyone who would like to teach young people about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The Sustainable Development Goals — also known as the SDGs or the Global Goals —cover a wide range of sustainability issues; highlighting local, national and international priority areas…
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GCED Teacher’s Guidebook Bridging Global Citizenship and World Heritage

Source: Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) Description: APCEIU, in collaboration with Arts-ED Penang, a non-profit organization for art and culture education, has published a Global Citizenship Education(GCED) Teacher’s Guidebook Bridging Global Citizenship and World Heritage. This guidebook was developed as a project of GCED Material Development on World Heritage, in order to promote awareness…
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Sustainable Development Goals – Resources for Educators

Source: UNESCO Description: Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is a key element of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Its aims form one of the targets of the Sustainable Development Goal on education SDG 4.7 and it is considered a driver for the achievements of all 17 SDGs. ESD empowers everyone to make informed decisions in favour of environmental integrity, economic…
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The Sustainable Development Goals: A Guide for Teachers

Source: Oxfam Digital Repository Description: If you made a list of goals to make our world a better place, what would be on it? Ending poverty? Tackling climate change and environmental degradation? Achieving gender equality? What would be your priorities and why? The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of ambitious and urgent goals and targets…
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SDG Academy

Source: SDGAcademy Description: The SDG Academy is the flagship education platform of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the United Nations. We create and curate free, open educational resources on sustainable development and offer them as a global public good. On the courses webpage, one can pick from many free educational resources from the…
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Teaching Module: World Heritage Convention

Source: UNESCO Description: The World Heritage Convention is an international agreement between the member states of the United Nations. The aim of the Convention is “to identify, protect, preserve, present and transmit to future generations cultural and natural heritage of outstanding universal value” (UNESCO World Heritage Convention, Article 4). Accordingly, the international document defines what is meant…
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Teacher’s Guide to Bridging Global Citizenship and World Heritage

Source: UNESCO Description: This guidebook provides case studies of lessons designed to teach cultural diversity through tangible heritage such as human settlements and religious buildings located in the World Heritage Site of Penang and Melaka in Malaysia. The guidebook also provides lesson plans that help students appreciate cultural resources by studying intangible heritage such as cultural foods…
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UN SDGs Teacher Resources

Source: CASTrips Description: The importance of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) within the educational sector continues to grow. More and more schools are incorporating the concept of the UN SDGs into their curriculum, from history class to science – students around the world are learning about the importance of keeping our planet a safe, fair…
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