ECO-Watchers Training for Teachers and Youth and Community Leaders

ECO-UNESCO will be delivering a training session for teachers and youth leaders who are interested in Education for Sustainable Development, and who may be exploring themes such as waste, water, biodiversity, pollution, energy, climate change and more with their classes and groups.


It will equip participants with:

· Knowledge about sustainable development at a local and global level

· Knowledge about ‘Education for Sustainable Development’

· A toolkit of activities, games and learning methodologies to use with young people to explore themes such as waste, water, biodiversity, pollution, energy, climate change etc.

· Curriculum links for Junior and Senior cycle teachers, and links to the National Quality Standards Framework for Youth Work

· Ideas for further action including project work and examples of successful projects

· Confidence to empower young people to take action on environmental and sustainability issues


When? Wednesday 10th May, 4.30pm to 6.30pm

Where? Temple Gate Hotel, Ennis, Co. Clare

How much? free of charge

To book: Contact Evanna at 01 681 5858 or email

Who is it for? 

The training will be particularly useful for any teachers working towards Green Schools flags, interested in taking part in the Young Environmentalist Awards, Young Social Innovators or Young Scientists next year, for youth leaders in Scouting organisations or working with young people towards GAISCE awards, or for community leaders involving young people in Fairtrade or Tidy Towns committees.

Tea and coffee provided.