How to plan and teach innovative and interesting lessons with UN’s 17 sustainable development goals in focus?

Course description

Course overview and purpose:
The 17 UN sustainable development goals are probably the most important topics in school curricula right now, or it ought to be. We are inhabiting a planet that is under pressure from running out of resources, over population, inequality and a bigger and bigger gap between poor and rich and unprecedented environmental catastrophes luring around the corner. It is time to take action, and it starts in the classrooms so that the students will be ready to take over the huge responsibility to run the broken planet that they inherited from us adults in a new and more sustainable way. The purpose of this course is the give the participants the tools to be able to find or create and execute interesting and innovative lessons to their students with focus on the 17 goals. The lessons should be with both local, national and international content in order to give the students a complete idea of the scope and necessity of taking action now.

Learning outcomes:

  • Designing innovative and creative lessons
  • Implement the 17 development goals in the local curricula
  • Learn to recognise what industry or professionals that you can benefit from when you plan activities
  • How to engage students in the 17 sustainable development goals
  • Understanding you own strength and weaknesses when creating new and interesting resources and materials

Admission information

  • Language : English
  • Language level prerequisites : Good English level is required.
  • Duration : One week
  • Audience :

    Teachers from the lower secondary school teaching STEM subjects or social sciences.

  • General prerequisites :

    No specific requirements

  • Maximum number of participants : 16
  • Minimum advance reservation : 12 weeks

Available dates

Padova (Italy)

  • 08.05.2022 - 15.05.2022 - To be confirmed
  • 10.07.2022 - 17.07.2022 - To be confirmed
  • 16.10.2022 - 23.10.2022 - To be confirmed

Sessions will be confirmed only when the minimum number of participants is reached.

In case your school wishes to send more than 6 participants together to the same course, we may evaluate the possibility to offer an extra session only for you (and in this case, we would be pleased to evaluate your proposal for fixed dates).

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