SDG teaching tools and resources

Garrard, G. (2007). Ecocriticism and Education for Sustainability. Pedagogy 7(3), 359-383. doi:10.1215/15314200-2007-005.

Indigenous People's Major Group for Sustainable Development (IPMG SDGs.) Indigenous People's Major Group engaging with the SDGs. Initiative implemented with funding by the European Union.

Kopnina, H. (2012). Education for sustainable development (ESD): the turn away from ‘environment’ in environmental education? Environmental Education Research, 18(5), 699-717. doi:10.1080/13504622.2012.658028

Kopnina, H., & Cherniak, B. (2016) Neoliberalism and justice in education for sustainable development: a call for inclusive pluralism. Environmental Education Research, 22(6), 827-841. doi:10.1080/13504622.2016.1149550

Kopnina, H. (2020). Education for the future? Critical evaluation of education for sustainable development goals. The Journal of Environmental Education. doi:10.1080/00958964.2019.1710444

Kopnina, H. (2020). Education for Sustainable Development Goals (ESDG): What Is Wrong with ESDGs, and What Can We Do Better? Education Sciences. 10(10): 261. doi:10.3390/educsci10100261

Kopnina, H. (2018). Teaching Sustainable Development Goals in The Netherlands: a critical approach. Environmental Education Research, 24(9), 1268-1283. doi:10.1080/13504622.2017.1303819

Narain, S., & Mathye, D. (2019). Do physiotherapists have a role to play in the Sustainable Development Goals? A qualitative exploration. The South African journal of physiotherapy, 75(1), 466. doi:10.4102/sajp.v75i1.466

Oslo SDG Initiative: Achieving the SDGs: Global goals and national interests. Free online course by the Oslo SDG Initiative, University of Oslo, Norway.

Oslo SDG Initiative: What Works? Promising Practices in International Development. Free online course by the Oslo SDG Initiative, University of Oslo, Norway.

TEACH SDGs: Volunteer organisation with the goal to actively support and enhance the work of the United Nations' efforts within K-12 classrooms by connecting with global educators dedicated to responding to a call to action within education to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, pointing to open and accessible resources, lessons plans, and global projects directly aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals. See also their comprehensive ‘Responding to a Call to Action: How do you #TeachSDGs?’ blogpost.

The SDG Academy: The SDG Academy is the flagship education platform of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the United Nations.

The World's Largest Lesson in collaboration with UNICEF: A UNICEF project looking to integrate ‘A lesson about the #GlobalGoals for Sustainable Development in every school on the planet’. Free materials available on the website.

UN DESA Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Sustainable Development Goals: Sustainable Development Goals Knowledge Platform

UNESCO (2017). Local Knowledge, Global Goals. UNESCO: Paris, 48 pp. Retrieved February 24, 2020. See also UNESCO Local and Indigenous Knowledge.

UNESCO What is Education for Sustainable Development? Retrieved February 20, 2020.

UNESCO (2018). Education for Sustainable Development and the SDGs: Learning to Act, Learning to Achieve. Policy Brief: Advancing ESD Policy. UNESCO Global Action Programme on Education for Sustainable Development. Retrieved February 20, 2020.

UNESCO (2017). Education for Sustainable Development Goals: learning objectives.

UNESCO and Gaia Education: