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Education seeks to achieve profound, long-term changes in understanding, particularly among the young. Developing educational curricula and materials can be expensive and difficult. However, the results of a successful programme can be enormous: a population whose deep-seated appreciation of the climate challenge challenge leads to greater national action and commitment. The sources under this section can provide expertise, draft curricula and other support to governments and institutions committing to improving climate change education.

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11 Feb 2015 International Climate Protection Fellowships in Germany The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation hosts its annual call for young climate experts keen on applying for one-year International Change Protection Fellowships in Germany. The Foundation invites candidates to work on a research-based project on clima... more>>
06 Feb 2015 action/2015 “action/2015” is a diverse global coalition comprising over 1,200 organizations across 125 countries. It aims to incite world leaders to take truly ambitious decisions in 2015 to tackle poverty, climate change and inequality, particularly against the... more>>
27 Jan 2015 The 2nd International Children’s Climate Change Conference The International Climate Change Conference for Children is back. Hosted this year in Kampala, Uganda on 9 April 2015, it brings together 200 child delegates across 20 schools, representing diverse countries from around the world. The Conference is c... more>>
21 Jan 2015 Moving from Knowledge to Action: Blogging research and outcome highlights How does knowledge of social learning and gender transformative research get translated into practicable climate action and equitable livelihoods on the ground? A new open-source blog book entitled “Moving from Knowledge to Action: Blogging research ... more>>
12 Jan 2015 “Pathways to Climate Change Adaptation” – a free online course with the University of Geneva Registration is now open for a free online course entitled “Pathways to climate change adaptation: the case of Small Island Developing States”. The course is jointly run by the University of Geneva and the United Nations Environment Programme, in co... more>>
23 Sep 2014 (R)Evolution Let's Change Now ! (R)Evolution is an Organization started by a group of individuals working towards various causes through various platforms. We basically intend to provide opportunities for people who have so long awaited to work for a cause but couldn't come across ... more>>
07 Jul 2014 Fundamentals of Climate Change Science The UN CC:Learn Secretariat, provided by UNITAR, has launched two resource guides for those interested in gaining a more advanced understanding of the science of climate change. This material complements the UN CC:Learn e-course on the Basics of Clim... more>>
07 Jul 2014 Predicting and Projecting Climate Change The UN CC:Learn Secretariat, provided by UNITAR, has launched two resource guides for those interested in gaining a more advanced understanding of the science of climate change. This material complements the UN CC:Learn e-course on the Basics of Clim... more>>
04 Jul 2014 100 Climate Justice Ambassadors nurtured in Mfou, Cameroon Plant-for-the-Planet Foundation has a very exciting program to building the capacity for children and youth between 8-16 years old. This programme being so impressive where the Programme Coordinator, Ntiokam,Divine took upon himself to launch a ne... more>>
02 Jul 2014 Learning about climate change the Pacific way - visual guides This comprehensive collection of education resources ‘Learning about Climate Change the Pacific Way’ offers a rich education resource for students, teachers and facilitators. Developed by various international and regional agencies, and launched in 2... more>>
02 Jul 2014 Learning about climate change the Pacific way - teacher guides This comprehensive collection of education resources ‘Learning about Climate Change the Pacific Way’ offers a rich education resource for students, teachers and facilitators. Developed by various international and regional agencies, and launched in 2... more>>
26 Jun 2014 African Youth Union (AYU) - Keep Mama Africa Green The African Youth Union (AYU) is a Pan-African youth organisation that boasts the largest youth representation in Africa. The AYU seeks to bridge the gap between the youth and government, and acts as a conduit between the youth and regional bodies su... more>>
06 Jun 2014 COP in MyCity COP in MyCity is a youth-led project coordinated by CliMates which ambitions to bridge the gap between climate negotiations (a.k.a. the COPs: Conferences Of the Parties) and youth in order to inspire climate actions in all cities of the world. To joi... more>>
29 May 2014 Plant for the planet – Become a Climate Justice Ambassador Plant-for-the-Planet is a children’s initiative that aims to raise awareness amongst children and adults about the issues of climate change and global justice.Everyone is talking about the climate crisis. What can students do about it? During their A... more>>
25 Apr 2014 Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development in SIDS - Report & Recommendations The report and recommendations of the UNESCO expert meeting which was held to address the vital role of education in helping populations from the Caribbean, Pacific and Indian Oceans adapt to this challenge can be downloaded here:

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