To build a global educational community of practice committed to a sustainable Earth.
To provide a global forum that promotes and supports embedding of sustainability across the educational landscape.
IGEN aims to:
» Foster cooperation and collaboration among members that advance sustainable development;
» Provide a strategic forum for policy discussions among the key stakeholders;
» Identify and promote leading practices on embedding sustainability in programs, courses and curricula and on greening the operations and facilities of educational settings at all levels ;
» Encourage and support research, promote knowledge creation and sharing and support for the development of collaborative programs in the context of education for sustainability;
» Stimulate international debate on transformational learning about sustainability;
» Recognize institutions and professionals who are pioneers in making sustainability an integral part of teaching and learning; and
» Launch initiatives to create global leaders in the field of Education for Sustainability
» To be part of a global forum of institutions and professionals committed to make a positive difference in the world;
» To collaborate, discuss, learn, share and contribute in mainstreaming sustainability as a lifelong learning practice;
» To inspire others by showcasing your institution’s green initiatives to international audiences; and
» To get global recognition for your efforts to help create a sustainable world.
If you would like to be a change maker and be part of this global forum of institutions and professionals committed to reshaping the educational landscape, please contact us via email: mail [@] eosd.org
CONFERENCE IN 2015
Organising a global conference that addresses some of the key issues faced by the educational sector require concerted year-round effort. The preparations for the next gathering have therefore stared and we look forward to working with you to make the next meeting a great success. If you are interested in actively participating in the conference that will be held tentatively at the end of October 2015, you are welcome to contact us via e-mail:
mail (at) eosd.org