Want to propel your school forward in environmental education but not sure where to start?

Wondering how to:

- teach pupils about Climate Change without creating eco-anxiety?

- engage children in nature and sustainable practices?

- empower children to become confident change makers?

- explore Environmental Education themes and resources?

Don't worry! You're in the right place!

Eco Ed Hub provides up-to-date guidance on:

Our Aims

In our rapidly evolving world, where environmental issues such as climate change, deforestation, and pollution are becoming increasingly urgent, there is no greater gift we can offer our students than the gift of environmental education. As teachers of children aged 5 to 16 years, you hold the key to inspiring a future generation that is knowledgeable, passionate, and ready to take action for the health of our planet. This website is designed as your ultimate companion in this vital educational journey, providing you with innovative resources and inspiring examples of environmental education from around the globe.

Environmental education is not just about teaching the science behind how ecosystems work or the statistics of global warming. It’s about cultivating a profound relationship between your students and the environment. When children learn about the natural world, they grow to appreciate its beauty and understand its value. More importantly, they learn their role in protecting it. Equipping children with this wisdom can make a huge difference in the world by fostering a generation that makes decisions with the environment in mind.

Here, on our website, you'll discover a plethora of resources that cater to young learners of all ages. We provide lesson plans, interactive games, and real-world project ideas that will help you integrate environmental concepts into your everyday teaching. But beyond resources, we offer inspiration. You'll find stories showcasing successful environmental projects implemented in classrooms across the world—from urban schools in New York to rural communities in Africa. These examples illustrate just how transformative and far-reaching environmental education can be.

We understand that each age group requires a different approach. Younger students might thrive through story-based learning or hands-on activities like planting gardens or simple recycling projects. Older students, on the other hand, can engage in more complex discussions, participate in debates about environmental policies, or undertake detailed studies of local flora and fauna. This website covers the full spectrum, ensuring you can find appropriate and effective materials for any age.

The environmental challenges we face are global, and therefore, learning about them must transcend classroom walls. This platform offers ideas and techniques for connecting students with their counterparts around the world, enabling a rich exchange of ideas and fostering a sense of global citizenship. By understanding environmental issues in a global context, students not only learn about different geographical areas but also see the universal importance of environmental conservation.

Moreover, we provide you with tools to measure the impact of your teaching and the learning outcomes of your students. Through our specialized tools, you can track progress, understand engagement levels, and receive feedback, which is crucial for refining and enhancing your educational approaches.

So, we invite you to explore this website and enrich your teaching toolkit. Let’s inspire our young learners to be curious about their planet, passionate about solving environmental issues, and proactive in their everyday choices. Together, we can prepare a generation equipped not just with knowledge, but with the mindset and skills necessary to protect and cherish our planet. Empower them with environmental education, and watch them make a remarkable difference in the world!

Environmental Education Resources and Strategies

Inspiration from around the world