ECO-UNESCO's Trainings & Short Courses


Our range of training and short courses provides opportunities for both personal and continuous professional development.

Young Environmentalist Awards – 6 Steps to Success FREE* Training Days

This full day training will equip teachers and youth leaders with the skills to motivate young people to carry out environmental action projects using ECO-UNESCO’s 6 Steps to Success approach developed as part of the Young Environmentalist Awards programme.

Education for Sustainable Development- Environmental perspective

Course 1: Trends and Developments This introduction to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) covers activities developed by ECO-UNESCO to encourage young people to get involved in environmental issues.

Course 2: Programme Development and Curriculum Links This short course explores ways to plan, develop and integrate ESD methodologies within different curriculum frameworks and/or in alignment with specific learning outcomes.

(these courses can be taken individually or as a package)  

ECO-UNESCO’s Youthwork and Sustainability Training 

This one-day course is designed to give participants an increased awareness of the principles of sustainable development and experience of practical activities for integrating Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) into youth work.

ECO-UNESCO’s Leadership and Strategic Sustainable Development

This one day hands on training course focuses on how to take leadership in planning for Sustainable Development.   

ECO-UNESCO’s Drug Prevention Training for Trainers : Introducing Environmental Education as a resource

An introduction to Drug Misuse Prevention through Environmental Education. 

ECO-UNESCO’s ECO-Community Garden Training

This innovative one-day training provides a practical & interactive introduction to ECO-Community Gardens. 

ECO-UNESCO's Youth Media and Sustainability Training

An introduction to communicating sustainability in youth media. 

Urban Ecology Discovery Days

Explore the biodiversity in Dublin City Centre and learn practical scientific skills and field work – Ideal for preparation and revision for the ecology module of the Junior and Senior Certificate examinations.