Online Certificate on Education for Sustainable Development

The Earth Charter Initiative is a global movement of organizations and individuals that embrace the Earth Charter and use it to guide the transition towards a more just, sustainable, and peaceful world.

The Earth Charter Center for Education for Sustainable Development and University for Peace are offering an International Professional Development Programme on Education for Sustainable Development. This 5-month long course is an excellent opportunity for Eco-Schools Coordinators, teachers and everybody working in the field of Education.


Programme Objectives

This unique programme seeks to strengthen the capacities of educators to integrate the values of sustainability in their areas of action and develop educational programmes that promote a new awareness towards the environment and sustainable lifestyles.  Through the programme, educators would improve their skills to implement Education for Global Citizenship in their work, providing a space for dialogue and a professional update on pedagogical processes of transformative learning that respond to the new guidance and educational needs in this area. The programme will also offer a special space to look into the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Participants Profile

The Certificate Programme is aimed at K-12 teachers (primary and secondary educators), education professionals, and academics in different areas and levels of education.

Dates: 16 January - 19 June 2019

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