Sustainable education: UNESCO Santiago publications

Other publications

Shaping the Education of Tomorrow. 2012 Report on the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development
The 2012 report focuses specifically on processes and learning in the context of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). What kinds of learning processes have emerged in the course of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development? What is the role of ESD in supporting them? What changes in ESD have occurred since the early years of the Decade?

ESD+TVET: Promoting Skills for Sustainable Development
The leaflet explains and highlights the important role of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) for sustainable development.

Education for Sustainable Development - building a better, fairer world for the 21st century
The leaflet explains in a nutshell what Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is and why it is indispensable for a shaping a sustainable future.

Climate Change Starter’s Guidebook: An issue’s guide for Education Planners and Practitioners
The guide provides an introduction and overview for education planners and practitioners on the wide range of issues relating to climate change and climate change education, including causes, impacts, mitigation and adaptation strategies, as well as some broad political and economic principals.

Education for Sustainable Development Lens: A Policy and Practice Review Tool
The ESD Lens is a guiding tool for reviewing and improving educational policy and practice using ESD perspectives. It seeks to assist Member States and stakeholders in undertaking a rapid review of existing education plans and strategies for formal basic education systems; to identify gaps and provide recommendations to address them.

Education for sustainable development: Sourcebook
The Toolkit is an easy-to-use manual for beginning the process of combining education and sustainability.

Exploring Sustainable Development: A Multiple-Perspective Approach
The tool provides a multiple perspective approach to education. It is designed to help secondary students to understand and work with complexity.

National Journeys towards Education for Sustainable Development
The publication series aims to document how societies use learning and education to address sustainability challenges. It gives concrete examples of Education for Sustainable Development in practice and identifies lessons learnt to support other countries on their journey towards ESD.

YouthXchange Climate Change and Lifestyles Guidebook
The guidebook explores the links between climate change and lifestyles and helps young people consider the actions they might take towards more sustainable lifestyles. It takes into account challenges, opportunities, good practices and case studies on global challenges.

The Ahmedabad Declaration 2007
A Call to Action Education for life: life through education
4th International Conference on Environment Education
Ahmendadab, India, 28th November 2007.

Plan de Aplicación Internacional
Decenio de las Naciones Unidas de la Educación para el Desarrollo Sostenible (2005-2014)

Bonn Declaration
Learning for Work, Citizenship and Sustainability
A UNESCO International Meeting of Techical and Vocational and Training Experts

Framework for the UNDESD. International Implementation Scheme
United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014)



More resources

Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future
The multimedia teacher education programme contains 150 hours (divided into 27 modules) of professional development for use in pre-service teacher courses as well as the in-service education of teachers, curriculum developers, education policy makers, and authors of educational materials.

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