What we do
We have carried out workshops in Spain, France, Italy, Germany and Mexico.
2-hours workshops that can be adapted to different situations
Schools, cultural centers, libraries, and boy & girl scouts’ groups have participated in our workshops
Primary school: 6-11 years old
Pre high-school: 12-15 years old
High school: 15-17 years old
Out workshops are based on the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations(UNSDG). Currently, we have workshops focused on two of them: Renewable Energies and Climate Change. We will soon incorporate new options for each of the SDG’s!
Sustainability by Education was created in January 2018 with the idea of bringing sustainability closer to the children and young people, because education is the key to transform our society and have a better future.
Our Sustainability by Education team wants to let children and youngsters (you*) discover the relationship between our society and our environment, and how a more sustainable behavior can help change the world.
In 2018, we worked for five months and started this adventure with three two-hour workshops in Barcelona! Since then we have not stop creating new content and hearing all of your experiences. So far our material has reached Italy, France, Mexico and Germany, while continuing with the activities in Spain. Let's fight for our common future and keep expanding our activities!
Júlia Bayascas Caseras
David Córcoles Fernández
Eloi Delgado Ferrer
Natalia Escobosa Pineda
Esteban Pastor Calatayud
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