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Eco Unesco

17 St Andrew Street,, Smithfield, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

ECO UNESCO provides environmental, sustainability and youth courses and training for personal and continuous professional development (CPD) to a wide range of stakeholders including: young people, trainers within non-formal and formal education, professionals, public and private sector, teachers, community and business leaders, National & International (E)NGOs, local authorities, architects, engineers, the media, the unemployed, academics and others with an interest in learning about sustainability.

ECO-UNESCO provides both accredited and non-accredited training courses. In addition to our training courses ECO-UNESCO offers an Alumni Network open for advice support and networking to all past participants of our trainings. Our training courses are open to all. We offer special discounts for ECO-UNESCO members and people on social welfare payments. As a youth organisation ECO-UNESCO offers all of our training courses to young people and we offer special discounts to those under the age of 25

  • FETAC Accredited Training
  • Training Courses
  • Environmental Workshops
  • Green Pathways: Youth Employment Programme
ECO Choices

This one day training explores an alternative approach to drug misuse prevention, using environmental education as a resource for positive personal development.

ECO UNESCO'S ECO-Sustainability Award Training

The ECO-Sustainability Award is an awards scheme run by ECO-UNESCO that rewards, recognises and encourages organisations working towards sustainability. This short course provides a practical approach on how organisations can become more sustainable and introduces groups to the ECO-Sustainability Award Programme.

ECO Watchers Training for Teachers & Leaders

ECO-Watchers training for Teachers & Leaders gives participants the skills and expertise to encourage critical thinking in young people as they investigate practical solutions to environmental challenges. This one-day training introduces environmental education and prepares Teachers & Leaders for integrating ECO-Watchers themes into their work with Young People. ECO-Watchers training is available on the following…

ECO-Award: Becoming a Sustainable Youth Organisation

This innovative workshop will include practical and cost cutting steps that organisations can take to reduce overheads, manage the bottom line, and learn about a whole-organisation approach to sustainability. Participants will also consider the various social and cultural elements of sustainability through hands-on Education for Sustainable Development methodologies. The course is practical, interactive and informative;…

ECO-Community Development Course (FETAC Accredited Module – L3)

Details of 2014 course to be announced shortly. Please email education@ecounesco.ie to request further information on the 2014 training dates. This part time programme leading to a component certificate in Community Participation FETAC Level 3 explores community development principles including empowerment, participation & sustainability in theory and in practise. Community issues & responses are elaborated…

ECO-UNESCO Junior ECO-Watchers Training Week

EPV Accredited training for primary school teachers: Approved by the Department of Education and Skills for primary teachers Extra Personnel Vacation (EPV) days. What This one-week course will help primary school teachers to bring issues around sustainability and the environment to life in an accessible hands-on way, providing examples of easy-to-run lessons and activities, and…

ECO-UNESCO Youth Media & Sustainability Training

What This short course provides an introduction to communicating sustainability in youth media. The course will include information on the basics of Sustainable Development, examine key environmental issues, explore young people s attitude to environmental issues and investigate how to develop messages that engage your audience. When Wednesday 26th January : 12.00-14.30 or 18.00-20.30 Where…

ECO-UNESCO's Drug Prevention Training for Trainers

This short course explores an alternative approach to drug misuse prevention using environmental education as a resource for positive personal development of young people.

ECO-UNESCO'S Eco Community Garden Training

This short course provide a practical and interactive introduction to ECO-Community Gardens

ECO-UNESCO's Introduction to Environmental Education: Trends & Developments

This one-day training introduces environmental education utilising activities developed by ECO-UNESCO to encourage young people to get involved in environmental issues. By the end of the training participants should: Understand what environmental education is Know how environmental education compliments teaching as well as engaging the wider public in environmental issues Understand how environmental education compliments…

ECO-UNESCO's Introduction to Sustainable Development (FETAC Accredited Module - L5)

The course develops an understanding of concepts such as sustainability, quality of life, sustainable communities and carrying capacity. It builds awareness of the links between the environment, society and the economy, education for sustainable development and develops skills of analysis (auditing).

ECO-UNESCO's Peer Education and Sustainable Development

This one-day training examines recent developments in Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). Participants will learn how to develop a peer education approach centred on the principles of sustainability and leadership and be able to engage young people in issues of Sustainable Development and examine how the principles of Sustainable Development tie into their lives.

ECO-UNESCO'S Youth leadership & ECO-skills

This course upskills youth leaders and peer educators and those who wish to set up an ECO-UNESCO club with the necessary skills to run their own club with peers and/or young people

ECO-UNESCO'S Youth Work and Sustainability Training

In this course participants learn about education for sustainable development (ESD) methods and how to integrate ESD into youth work. By the end of the course participants will:Understand concepts and principles of sustainable development and education for sustainable development;Be aware of values inherent to Sustainable Development;Develop a knowledge of environmental and global issues;Be able to…

ECO-UNESCO’s Environmental Education - Programme Development & Curriculum Links

This short course explores ways to plan, develop and integrate environmental education methodologies within different curriculum frameworks and/or in alignment with specific learning outcomes. 70 ECO-UNESCO Members, students, unwaged, young people under 25 | 80 Voluntary and Community Sector | 90 Statutory Special Group Offer: 2 people from the same organisation get a 10% discount

ECO-UNESCO’s Introduction to Sustainable Development (FETAC Accredited Module - L5) Intensive

Details of the 2013 course was as follows: Up-skill and improve your job prospects in the growing green economy with Eco UNESCO s Introduction to Sustainable Development FETEC L5. This course develops an understanding of current topics such as Sustainability Quality of life Sustainable communities Fair trade Environmental auditing Carrying capacity. The course content is…

ECO-UNESCO’s Leadership & Strategic Sustainable Development

This one day hands on training course focuses on how to take leadership in planning for Sustainable Development.

ECO-Watchers Training for Teachers and Leaders (EPV Approved)

This EPV approved training course introduces environmental education and helps teachers and leaders to integrate ECO-Watchers themes into their work with young people. Participants will: Understand what environmental education is Know how environmental education complements class room teaching in relation to energy, climate and waste education Be familiar with environmental education methodologies Be inspired to…

ECO-Watchers Training for Teachers and Leaders (EPV Approved)

This EPV approved training course introduces environmental education and helps teachers and leaders to integrate ECO-Watchers themes into their work with young people. Participants will: Understand what environmental education is Know how environmental education complements class room teaching in relation to energy, climate and waste education Be familiar with environmental education methodologies Be inspired to…

FREE One Day Course: Road to Rio+20 Mobilising Young People in Ireland

We will explore the role young people played 20 years ago at the Rio Declaration while examining how the young people in Ireland today can and must play a central role in bringing dynamic new ideas, fresh thinking and energy to the Rio+20 process (Ban Ki-Moon).

Introduction to Sustainable Development (FETAC Accredited module - L5) 10 Week Course

The course develops an understanding of concepts such as sustainability, quality of life, sustainable communities and carrying capacity. It builds awareness of the links between the environment, society and the economy, education for sustainable development and develops skills of analysis (auditing).

Introduction to Sustainable Development (FETAC Accredited module - L5) 10 Week Course

The course develops an understanding of concepts such as sustainability, quality of life, sustainable communities and carrying capacity. It builds awareness of the links between the environment, society and the economy, education for sustainable development and develops skills of analysis (auditing).

Introduction to Sustainable Development (FETAC L5) - Intensive

The course develops an understanding of concepts such as sustainability,sustainable communities and carrying capacity. It builds awareness of the links between the environment, society and the economy, education for sustainable development and develops skills of analysis. Learners facilitate a workshop on an environmental issue of their choice incorporating education for sustainable development methodologies, carry out…

Introduction to Sustainable Development (FETAC L5) - Intensive'

The course develops an understanding of concepts such as sustainability,sustainable communities and carrying capacity. It builds awareness of the links between the environment, society and the economy, education for sustainable development and develops skills of analysis. Learners facilitate a workshop on an environmental issue of their choice incorporating education for sustainable development methodologies, carry out…

One Day Course on Sustainable Development (FETAC Accredited Module - L5)

Details of 2014 course to be announced shortly. Please email education@ecounesco.ie to request further information on the 2014 training dates. Details of the 2013 course was as follows: The course develops an understanding of concepts such as sustainability, quality of life, sustainable communities and carrying capacity. It builds awareness of the links between the environment,…

Road to Rio+20 Mobilising Young People in Ireland

. We will explore the role young people played 20 years ago at the Rio Declaration while examining how the young people in Ireland today can and must play a central role in bringing dynamic new ideas, fresh thinking and energy to the Rio+20 process (Ban Ki-Moon).

Road to Rio+20 Mobilising Young People in Ireland

We will explore the role young people played 20 years ago at the Rio Declaration while examining how the young people in Ireland today can and must play a central role in bringing dynamic new ideas, fresh thinking and energy to the Rio+20 process (Ban Ki-Moon).

UNESCO's Drug Prevention Training for Trainers

This short course explores an alternative approach to drug misuse prevention using environmental education as a resource for positive personal development of young people. By the end of the training participants will: Be confident in developing an alternative approach to drug misuse prevention through environmental education Be confident in facilitating life skill development in young…

Youth work and Sustainability Training

In this short course participants learn about education for sustainable development (ESD) methods along with practical activities to integrate ESD into youth work. By the end of the training participants will: -Understand concepts and principles related to sustainable development and education for sustainable development Be aware of values inherent to Sustainable Development Develop a knowledge…

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