ECO-UNESCO's Trainings & Short Courses
Our range of training and short courses provides opportunities for both personal and continuous professional development.
This full day training will equip teachers and youth leaders with the skills to motivate young people to carry out environmental action projects using ECO-UNESCO’s 6 Steps to Success approach developed as part of the Young Environmentalist Awards programme.
EPV Approved Environmental Training for Teachers
This one-week course will help educators to gain knowledge, skills & inspiration to integrate practical, hands-on and ready made environmental education activities related to Energy, Waste, Climate, Outdoor & Water education.
Environmental Education Training
Course 1: Trends and Developments This introduction to Environmental Education introduces environmental education utilising activities developed by ECO-UNESCO to encourage young people to get involved in environmental issues.
Course 2: Programme Development and Curriculum Links This short course explores ways to plan, develop and integrate environmental education methodologies within different curriculum frameworks and/or in alignment with specific learning outcomes.
(these courses can be taken individually or as a package)
ECO-UNESCO's ECO-Watchers Training for Teachers and Leaders
ECO-Watchers training for Teachers & Leaders provide participants with the skills and expertise to encourage critical thinking in young people as they investigate practical solutions to environmental challenges.
ECO-UNESCO’s Youthwork and Sustainability Training
This one-day course is designed to give participants an increased awareness of the principles of sustainable development and experience of practical activities for integrating Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) into youth work.
This one day hands on training course focuses on how to take leadership in planning for Sustainable Development.
ECO-UNESCO’s ECO-Sustainability Award – Becoming a sustainable organisation
This innovative course is aimed at people looking to introduce the principles of sustainable development and education for sustainable development into their organisations, particularly in the youth and community sector.
ECO-UNESCO’s Drug Prevention Training for Trainers : Introducing Environmental Education as a resource
An introduction to Drug Misuse Prevention through Environmental Education.
ECO-UNESCO’s ECO-Community Garden Training
This innovative one-day training provides a practical & interactive introduction to ECO-Community Gardens.
Upskilling youth leaders, peer educators and those who wish to set up an ECO-UNESCO Club with the necessary skills to run their own Club with peers and/or young people
ECO-UNESCO's Youth Media and Sustainability Training
An introduction to communicating sustainability in youth media.
Urban Ecology Discovery Days
Explore the biodiversity in Dublin City Centre and learn practical scientific skills and field work – Ideal for preparation and revision for the ecology module of the Junior and Senior Certificate examinations.