ECO-UNESCO works closely with young people in schools, youth groups and youth services and provides practical advice to teachers, educators, youth workers, parents and youth and community organisations on environmental programmes and projects. ECO UNESCO’s aims are:
• to raise environmental awareness, understanding and knowledge of the environment among young people
• to promote the protection and conservation of the environment
• to promote the personal development of young people through practical environmental projects and activities
• to promote the ideals of UNESCO
EVENTS: ECO-UNESCO develops programmes of events, workshops and activities for young people to build environmental awareness and knowledge of our environment. Activities vary from ‘green trails’ guided tours and summer camps for young children to youth clubs, outings and project development for teenagers. Workshops and environmental days also occur throughout the year.
TRAINING AND EDUCATION: ECO-UNESCO provides environmental and sustainability training to teachers, leaders, educators and interested adults and young people. Courses include short Training Courses, FETAC accredited courses (Level 5/6 Sustainable Development) and environmental workshops.
Click here for more info on both accredited and non-accredited training courses held by ECO-UNESCO.