Eco-Friendly Schools: A Teacher's Path to Sustainability

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Teachers of primary schools, secondary schools and vocational schools

Adult education teachers

Teacher trainers

Head teachers

Careers officers and counselors

Managers of schools/ organizations offering vocational education or adult education

Course description

Teachers of all grade levels and disciplines who are interested in making a difference via environmental education would benefit from this course. By taking the course "Eco-Friendly Schools: A Teacher's Path to Sustainability," you'll embark on a journey to inspire the upcoming generation while guiding your school towards a more sustainable and eco-conscious future.

This course provides an extensive examination of teaching methodologies, instructional approaches, and resources that promote environmental consciousness, a sense of duty, and a deep appreciation for the natural world among students.

Learning Outcomes

The course will:

-provide educators with the necessary understanding and competencies

-establish learning environments that are sustainable and environmentally conscious.

-enable educators to proficiently incorporate sustainability principles into their curricula.

-promote ecological awareness among students, thereby nurturing conscientious environmental citizenship.

-form an educator network dedicated to the implementation of sustainable teaching practises.


Training agenda:

This is a standard indicative training agenda. The course will be personalized according to participants’ needs and professional profiles.


Day 1

Understand the importance of eco-friendly education in the contemporary world.

Explore the advantages that sustainability offers to students, educational institutions, and the environment.

Learn about worldwide sustainability initiatives and how educators can make a meaningful impact


Day 2

Integrating Sustainability into the Curriculum

Design lesson plans to promote eco-awareness and critical thinking.

Use project-based learning as a tool for sustainability education.


Day 3

Green Practices for Eco-Friendly Schools

Learn to create and maintain eco-friendly school environments.

Integrate eco-conscious practices within school facilities and grounds.


Day 4

Explore strategies for developing eco-conscious behaviors in students.

Acknowledge the importance of biodiversity and outdoor education.

Design outdoor learning activities that connect students with nature.


Day 5

Collaboration and Community Involvement

Create action plans for sustainable projects within the school and the wider community.

Explore ways to motivate and engage students through eco-friendly challenges and competitions.

Course Round Up and Final Evaluation

Validation of the learning outcomes & Certificate Ceremony




frequent asked questions

Activities: the course includes at least one guided city tour

We organize optional social and cultural activities for offering participants the opportunity to know more about Germany and German culture.

Working language: English

We can also organize sessions in a different language.

Certificate: our organization will issue a Certificate of Attendance and include a description of the training content

Please contact us if you would like us to create a tailor-made course for a group of teachers.


Participants will be asked to fill in a questionnaire to express their feedback regarding the effectiveness of the training course.

A list with the contact details of all participants will be created after the course for stimulating peer networking and motivate participants to remain in contact with the trainers and their fellows and exchange experiences on how to effectively integrate ideas from the course to their own educational realities. Participants will be encouraged to cooperate in the future by running Erasmus+ partnerships and projects.

Trainers will assist participants in disseminating the learning results and outcomes.  All participants will be given digital and hard copies of the materials used during the training course, which can be used when sharing their experience with their colleagues.

We will provide photos and visual materials of the training course for helping participants to ensure the visibility of their project and dissemination of this activity.

We will offer support for filling in all documents related to Europass Mobility certificates.


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