What ECO-UNESCO’s Young Environmentalist Awards is an all-Ireland environmental awards programme that recognises and rewards young people who raise environmental awareness and improve the environment. Benefits to your child The emphasis in a Young Environmentalist Awards is the personal development of the learner or participant. The focus is on individual learning, working as part of […]

ECO-Leaders Programme

This programme is divided up into Junior (5-8 and 9-12 years-old) and Senior (12-15 and 15-18 years-old) and has appropriate materials for each age group. It covers seven environmental issues and consists of seven 1.5 hour workshops that can be accessed individually or as a programme, which awards the participants with an ECO-Leader certificate.  This […]

Whats on in ECO-UNESCO 2011

If you are planning to take part in any of our trainings, events and activities this year, check out our guide to what’s on in ECO-UNESCO in 2011. Children’s and Young Peoples’ Programmes 2011 Training 2011 Order your printed copy now! Simply contact with your postal address. Printed on 100% recycled, uncoated Revive paper […]

What is Clubs in Action?

Click here to view details of these projects. Click here to see the Clubs in Action Showcase 2011 online The Success of Clubs in Action 2011 In 2011 ECO-UNESCO, in partnership with Toyota Ireland, offered seed grants to ECO-UNESCO Clubs across Ireland as part of the Clubs in Action Programme. 18 ECO-UNESCO Clubs from 9 […]

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Young People

We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. -Native American Proverb YOUNG PEOPLE ARE THE AGENTS OF CHANGE Young people are the agents of change so essential for future sustainability. ECO-UNESCO’s Young Environmentalists enact real change and raise awareness about the serious environmental issues they feel are important. […]

Wild Watchers Biodiversity Training

The WildWatchers is a free training event that provides teachers and youth leaders with an understanding of biodiversity, ecology and how to engage young people in these topics. The course links with primary and secondary curriculum including the areas of Geography, Science, C.S.P.E and P.H.S.E. When? Thurs 1 Dec and Sat 3 Dec, from 10am. […]

Curriculum links

The ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards programme links with numerous areas within the formal education setting namely the Primary and Secondary education system in the Republic and Key Stage 3 & 4 in Northern Ireland. The ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards programme links most directly with the Geography, Science, SPHE, CSPE, Maths and Art syllabi. In Ireland, […]

ECO-UNESCO’s Peer Education and Sustainability Training

What? This short course introduces participants to peer education and how it can be used in work with young people. Participants will learn how to develop a peer education approach centred on the principles of sustainability and leadership.By the end of the training participants will: Be confident in developing a Peer Education approach through participative […]