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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ECO-UNESCO Peer Education and FETAC Awards Ceremony 8/2/11 National Youth ECO-Forum 2010: World Wild Web, Young People Exploring Biodiversity FETAC Awards Ceremony 30/9/10


Biodiversity Energy Sustainable Development Waste

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 […]

Teachers and Leaders

Young Environmentalist Awards projects are….. action projects on an environmental issue An action project is… a project which engages young people in taking some specific actions as a component of a personal development or educational project. It comprises self-directed and inter-disciplinary learning. An environmental issue is… an environmental issue is an issue related to any […]

ECO-UNESCO Junior ECO-Watchers Training Week for Teachers

What?ECO-UNESCO’s Junior ECO-Watchers Training Week for Teachers is a Department of Education and Skills approved summer course, SESE Geography. This 5-day course will help teachers to gain knowledge, skills & inspiration to integrate practical, hands-on and readymade environmental education activities related to Energy, Waste, Climate, Outdoor & Water education. Participants will also be introduced to Environmental […]

ECO-UNESCO’s Green Pathways Programme : Further Information

  ECO-UNESCO’s Green Pathways Programme Youth Employment Programme will provide: Accredited Training – in areas related to the environment and sustainable development Accredited Training in professional development, business and peer education (depending on what pathway you choose) Individual learning and career planning advice.  Guidance and advice on preparing an excellent CV and how to be successful […]