The ECI Secretariat through its Education Center and UNESCO Chair, has a special focus on education and therefore builds partnerships in this field. educatorsNonetheless, there are many educational institutions that have embraced and are using the Earth Charter. Educators and educational institutions are encouragedto make use of the Earth Charter through their work and also to share their experiences. To help this process, an Earth Charter guide for education has been developed and also a number of educational materials that could be used are available online.

The links below offers stories about how different people and institutions are using the Earth Charter in their educational settings. These stories have several commonalities, for example, they are values-driven experiences, promoting values for sustainability using the Earth Charter as a framework. They are context-specific, most of them are action-oriented and use participatory methodologies.


  • Primary And Secondary Education



  • Higher Education

  • Non Formal Education

For more stories on how Educators are using the Earth Charter, view our Educators stories page.

See resource materials available in the EC Virtual Library and on the Earth Charter
YouTube channel.

Report of the World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development, in November 2014, Japan