Why Join Green Schools Program

A holistic education that fosters 21st century skills, environmental awareness, climate literacy, and a global worldview is the key to addressing present-day environmental challenges and building a sustainable future. Education is a vital part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and is considered a driver for the transformations towards achieving the 17 SDGs. India’s National Education Policy 2020[1] too recognizes the importance of environmental awareness for all students and mentions that environmental education should be included in formal curricula.

Through the Green Action Schools Program, schools will

  • Use informative resources and strategies to build knowledge and skills in students,
  • Inculcate in them a spirit of environmental stewardship, and
  • Equip them to create a positive impact in their communities and their future roles as global citizens.

The Program will also provide a platform on which enterprising schools, educators, and students are recognized and celebrated for their eco-friendly initiatives.

[1] National Education policy 2020, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India; 


What does Your School get?

We offer teachers and schools training programs and lesson plans that are based on Education for Sustainable Development and future skills pedagogy. The Curriculum is based on EduGems founder Dr. Juntunen’s extensive research in ESD.

Create lesson plans that incorporate Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

The training program provides innovative research-based practices of how and why to include, learn and teach Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in schools. EduGems programs are certified by Education Alliance Finland

Schools will be awarded the certificate of ‘Green Action School’.
Two teachers from the participating school will be able to attend the ‘Global ESD online certification training’ from Finland.
Schools will be featured in our annual magazine.

Meet Our Instructors

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