Send a Cow
Send a Cow trains rural African communities in the skills they need to grow food and earn an income, their resources facilitate conversations with students about Africa, food and sustainability. Their living with wildlife appeal teaches school children in Uganda about conservation.
Learn more about Send a Cow here
UN Sustainable Development Goals
Interestingly, like Eco-Schools the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were a result of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit. The SDGs are a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all by addressing the interlocking global challenges we face for example poverty or climate change.
Find Sustainable Development Goal school resources here
World’s Largest Lesson
The World’s Largest Lesson provides free resources to help teachers introduce each of the Sustainable Development Goals to young people.
Plan the World’s Largest Lesson
Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world. You can become a Fair Trade School or register for their annual Fairtrade Fortnight below.
Fairtrade Schools’ Resources
Earth Overshoot Day
Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. Can their website inspire your school to #movethedate?
Move the Date
Stem Learning: Design for a Better World
A lesson plan and resources for a design challenge (ages 11-14) that gives young people the opportunity to explore the Sustainable Development Goals.
STEM Learning: Design for a better world
Global Citizenship Topic Winner, Eco-Schools Award Ceremony
Amongst 2 weeks worth of whole school activities, St John’s completed a Run for the Rainforest raising funds to purchase and preserve acres of rainforest in Mexico.
Read about their Run for the Rainforest here