SDGs Tool Kits for Teachers


Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) and hence Eco-Schools were established to mee the call for Education for Sustainable Development(ESD) at the UN Conference for Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio in 1992.

On 25-27 September 2015, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, the Heads of State, Government and High Representatives agreed upon the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2015-2030. 

2020-2030 is the decade of action for the SDGs. The economic, social and environmental dimensions of the SDGs seek to address poverty, hunger, disease, fear and violence, education, healthcare, social protection, sanitation, safety, sustainable habitats and energy. 

SDG 4 target 4.7. says: 

 "by 2030 ensure all learners acquire knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including among others through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship, and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development"

In 2019, the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) invited teachers to develop and submit lesson plans that promote an action oriented pedagogy about specific Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These were the selected lesson plans: 

This list indicates connections between the SDGs and Eco-School themes: