Global Schools Program

Global Schools Program

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Education

Advocates go through sustainability education training, in order to integrate sustainability into their classrooms

Global Schools Program

Overview

  • Young people make up half the population - putting educators in a truly unique position of influence and impact, for the future of the planet.

    The Global Schools Program aims to transform learning environments globally and make schools the hubs of education and leadership on the SDGs.

    • The Schools’ Pledge to integrating the SDGs into a school setting
    • Resources for K-12 educators and teachers to better deliver education on the
    • SDGs Educator’s Forum to connect teachers worldwide  
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Our Impact

7720
Schools Reached
1000
Schools Signed Pledge
89%
Advocates felt they had grown professionally from the program

Meet the team

Sam Loni

Director, Global Schools

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SDSN

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Amanda Abrom

Project Lead

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Global Schools Program

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Train the next generation's leaders in sustainability

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Advocate

Your passionate about education

You're looking to help your students become global citizens, critical problem solvers who value empathy and find their passions.

Don't know anything about sustainability education?

There's no need to memorize the SDGs. We train all eductors on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).

We'll provide you with the teaching material

We understand that time is scarce. We provide you with lesson plans and activities for all school levels in multiple languages.

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Launch of the Global Schools Program 2018

Today we are excited to announce the 53 Global Schools Ambassadors, who represent the Global Schools Program - an initiative to integrate UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)  in school setting - and will coordinate local efforts to empower schools and teachers to educate children on the SDGs and why it matters to them.

SDSN Youth

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Launch of the Global Schools Program 2018

Launch of the Global Schools Program 2018

Today we are excited to announce the 53 Global Schools Ambassadors, who represent the Global Schools Program - an initiative to integrate UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)  in school setting - and will coordinate local efforts to empower schools and teachers to educate children on the SDGs and why it matters to them.

Learn more
Recycling Practice in Classrooms Towards SDGs 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Recycling Practice in Classrooms Towards SDGs 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

I am a Grade 11 student and I am becoming a student SDG ambassador at Wesley High School. As an SDG ambassador, I am responsible for influencing and applying the SDGs 12 values ​​to my friends at school. What am I doing? I took the initiative to train students' skills to get used to recycling.

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Celebrating youth-led climate solutions at the #YouthLead Innovation Festival

This International Youth Day, we join the UN Office of the Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth in highlighting young people innovating for a more sustainable world!

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Latin American Solution to a Climate and Health Crisis

On March 27th, the SDG Students Program, an SDSN Youth initiative, hosted its first non-english event for students in Mexico and Latin America.

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Climate Justice as Health Equity - Regional Seminar with Young Professionals

On April 2nd, our student network joined six young health advocates for an interactive discussion on the intersectionality of climate justice and health equity.

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GOALs Live! Social Media for Activism

LIVE NOW: How can we leverage digital and social media for activism, action, and sustainable development?

Join our conversation with Michael Morgan to discuss!

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GOALs Live! with SDG Talks Podcast Hosts

Tune-in to learn how to communicate sustainable development to a global audience!

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GOALs Live! Strategies for Peacebuilding

With Luca Bucken and Victoria Ibiwoye (chaired by Ezra Yego)


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GOALS Live! With Dr. Lisa Dale

We are Live on GOALs with Dr. Lisa Dale!

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Vatican Youth Symposium 2016

On 30-31 October 2016, SDSN Youth assembled young leaders from a variety of disciplines including tech, advocacy, research and policy to the Vatican for a series of interactive workshops to trade knowledge, co-generate ideas and operationalize solutions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

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SDSN Youth Webinar: Youth and Sustainable Development

Former Global Coordinator, Sam Loni interviews Prof. Jeffrey Sachs on the role of youth in sustainable development.

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Meet Our Leaders: The Importance of Addressing Inequality And How To Avoid Political And Social Unrest

SDSN Youth's Muriam Fancy interviews Prof. Joshua Castellino on the importance of addressing inequality and how to avoid political and social unrest

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MY World México Webinar: The role of young people in the implementation and monitoring of the 2030 Agenda

Former Global Coordinator of SDSN Youth, Sam Loni is interviewed by Karol Arámbula.

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Meet our Leaders: Youth In the Climate Movement

SDSN Youth's Sam Loni interviews Patricia Espinosa (Executive Director of UN Climate Change) on the role of youth in climate action.

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SDSN Youth Live! Webinar with Sir Robert Watson

On May 29, SDSN Youth is hosting a LIVE webinar with Sir Robert Watson, former Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), about climate change and biodiversity.

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High Level Webinar on Youth and Sustainable Development in Africa On the International Youth Day 2020 “Youth Engagement for Global Action”

The theme of International Youth Day 2020, “Youth Engagement for Global Action” seeks to highlight the ways in which the engagement of young people at the local, national and global levels is contributing towards the agenda 2030, 2063 and beyond, as well as draw lessons on how their representation and engagement in formal institutional politics can be significantly enhanced.

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2018 Vatican Youth Symposium

The 2018 Vatican Youth Symposium, which was jointly convened by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (PAS) and SDSN Youth, brought together youth entrepreneurs, activists, and innovators for training in global development. The theme of the conference, which was Youth Leadership for Integral Human Development: Laudato Si’ and the Sustainable Development Goals, motivated participants to recommit themselves to partnerships for the 2030 Agenda and to their role as youth leaders for a brighter, better future.

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VYS 2017: Young leaders gather in Vatican City to tackle the world’s biggest challenges

Vatican City: On October 14-15, 2017 the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (PAS), in collaboration with the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and its Youth Initiative (SDSN Youth), will host the fourth edition of the Vatican Youth Symposium within the headquarters of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, the Casina Pio in the Vatican City.

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