The Global Schools Program, an initiative of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network Youth, is launching the Teachers Advocates program to help schools develop a long-term strategy to implement Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in their curricula.
Teacher advocates program
This program will provide support to the Global Schools network of
in 70+ countries
The Teachers Advocates Program is a continuum from the Global Schools Pledge, and aims to provide more support after schools commit to implement ESD and create a more structured mechanism of engagement within and between them.
The Teachers Advocates Program will allow Teachers to act as action planners and connectors within the school to ensure the implementation of a school-wide long-term strategy to bring the SDGs, Global Citizenship, and 21st Century Skills within school curriculums and operations.
Receive a free online training;
Receive optional monthly online workshops and conversations on the SDGs and ESD;
Join a network of like-minded teachers working to implement activities and lessons on global issues within their classrooms;
Participate in the forefront of efforts taken by the United Nations, governmental, and civil society in developing and leading a global movement for sustainable development.
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Build professional and personal relationships with high-level stakeholders in civil society, business, government and the United Nations.
Work with a diverse and exceptional group of individuals and educators with a variety of cultural, religious and political backgrounds, committed to sustainable development.
Join a community of 45,000 like-minded teachers in 1,000 schools working to implement activities and lessons on global issues within their classrooms.
Join the Global Schools Program Educators forum to discuss activities and action plans with teachers in 70 countries around the world.
Connect with 850,000 students in classrooms globally.
Be employed at any primary or secondary school worldwide, including those outside of the current Global Schools Program network.
Teachers working through fellowship programs at primary and secondary schools (ie Fulbright, Teach for America, UN Volunteers, Peace Corps) are eligible.
Teachers employed at Teacher training colleges, universities, or post-secondary institutions are not eligible.
Possess a high-level of English to complete the Teachers Advocates Training and use the English lesson plans and resources.
Commit at least 5 hours per week for this role.