1. Regional Training Days
- Teachers and students attend a local training day and gain new skills and knowledge on Sustainable Development
- Teachers and students explore possible themes and issues to focus on for their action project
- A regional school network is established for teachers and students to share ideas and good practice
2. School Workshops and Staff training
- An ECO UNESCO officer visits each individual school and facilitates support workshops for students and teachers.
- Supports are provided to assist groups develop a plan for their week of action. Groups may enter their project into the Young Environmentalist Awards.
- Teachers are given support and confidence to incorporate issues of DE/ESD into their core subject
- Students are empowered and share knowledge through peer to peer learning
3. Week of Action: March/April
- This is a collaborative week of action organised between students, teachers and staff to celebrate and raise awareness of their action project and the work they have done throughout the year
- Groups are encouraged to set up an ECO-UNESCO club within their school to become the support framework for action on Sustainable Development within the school.
- Activities for the week may include:
- Facebook / Twitter / Instagram blitz!
- Display of their action project in a common space in the school e.g. photo board, collage, film
- Peer to Peer workshops
- Teachers Introduce and integrate ESD into their classes
- Announcements in assemblies, over intercom on the identified issue
- Workshops with ECO-UNESCO
4. Presentation of Certificates: May
- Schools present the action they undertook and the successes and challenges they faced
- Certificates are presented to all who took part in Learning 2 Change our World
- Continued support for students and teachers by ECO UNESCO through resources and online forum to share good practice