Available courses

Sustainability is not only a growing social issue, but consumers are becoming more aware of sustainable practices in tourism establishments. As the awareness to make sustainable travel choices increases, it is important for all stakeholders in the tourism and hospitality industry to understand the realms of sustainable tourism.

Against this background, this "Basics of Sustainability in Tourism and Hospitality course", has been designed to give you fundamental understanding of sustainability in the tourism and hospitality industry. Most sessions will additionally equip each student with practical knowledge about sustainable practices to be implemented in a tourism or hospitality establishment. 

Time Required: 7-9 Hours

Target Group: Students, Teachers, and Professionals within in the Tourism & Hospitality Sector

This course aims to give you a fundamental understanding of the importance of preserving biodiversity and healthy ecosystems. The last module of the course shares some examples of biodiversity protection actions that you can also implement.

Time Required: 6-8 Hours

Target Group: Teachers, FEE National Operators, Site Operators, Youth Ages 15+

Do you want to learn more about pollution? This course aims to provide you with an overview of different types of pollution and its sources. The course also describes some of the main environmental and health impacts of pollution and presents you with success stories and best practice examples on how pollution can be prevented.

Time Required: 7-9 Hours

Target Group: Teachers and National Operators of Eco-Schools, LEAF and YRE Programmes

Circular Economy provides a regenerative framework to design a production and consumption system in which materials are used in cycles of closed loops. The course provides you with an overview of the concept of Circular Economy, its principles and introduces how the principles are being used to shift from a linear economy to a circular economy.  

Time Required: 3 to 5 Hours

Target Group: Ages 16 and Above

This survey must only be completed by all FEE staff members prior to working directly with minors and at-risk adults. This course is not available to the general public.

In this course you will learn how to conduct control visits on a Blue Flag awarded beach, tourism boat or marina.

Time Required: 6 - 8 Hours

Target Group: Blue Flag International Controllers

This course will provide you with an introduction to the Green Key programme, the international voluntary ecolabel run by the Foundation for Enviromental Education. You will learn about the history, the awards processes, the criteria and the many benefits of being a Green Key awarded establishment. 

We hope you enjoy the course!

Green Key International

Course rating: 5.0(2)

This course is designed for third-party auditors from certification bodies that would like to become certified auditors for the Green Key programme. 

By completion of the course, you are allowed to conduct on-site audits in Green Key establishments that are not located in a country with a national Green Key office. The course will take 3-4 hours to complete.

In this course, you will learn about the Eco-Schools Seven-Step Methodology and understand it as an approach of Project Based Learning (PBL).

If you are already familiar with PBL, you will gain a deeper understanding of how to incorporate what you already know about PBL into your work with the Seven Steps. If you are new to PBL, this course will introduce you to key concepts of PBL and at the same time show you how to apply this knowledge to your teaching practices through the Seven Steps Framework.

You will hear from experienced members of the FEE Network that all have valuable insights into the processes involved with implementing the Seven Steps, working with PBL and most importantly teaching children about Sustainability and the Environment. 

The aim of this course is to inspire you in implementing the Seven Steps Methodology.

Time Required: 25-30 Hours

Target Group: Teachers in primary and secondary education and National Operators of Eco-Schools

Course rating: 5.0(1)
You’re a teacher wondering how to teach about climate change? This course aims to help you develop solid scientific knowledge about this phenomenon, as well as pedagogical skills that are useful to tackle climate change in the classroom.

Time Required: 25-30 Hours

Target Group: Primary and middle school teachers.

After following and implementing the Eco-Schools Seven Step process and collecting evidence of success, this course will give you an overview of the assessment criteria for the International Green Flag award and help you plan your journey towards a Green Flag Awarded Eco-School!

Time Required: 3-5 Hours

Target Group: Teachers and school operators in primary and secondary education

In this course, you will be introduced to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – the set of globally recognized goals that aim to secure a sustainable, peaceful, prosperous, and equitable life on Earth for everyone now and in the future by 2030.

Yes, the SDGs are indeed ambitious and need the participation of all of us! That is also why this course will provide you with specific ideas for how you can get involved and help achieve these goals through your school and local community.

This course is also available in FrenchNorwegian and Spanish.

Time Required: 4-5 Hours

Target Group: Teachers

På dette kurset vil du bli kjent med FNs bærekraftsmål – verdens felles arbeidsplan som tar sikte på å utrydde fattigdom, bekjempe ulikhet og stoppe klimaendringene innen 2030.

For ja, bærekraftsmålene er absolutt ambisiøse og krever en felles innsats fra oss alle! Det er også grunnen til at dette kurset vil gi deg helt konkrete verktøy og ideer til hvordan du kan engasjere deg og bidra til å nå disse målene i skolen og lokalsamfunnet.

Dette kurset er også tilgjengelig på engelsk, fransk og spansk.

Estimert tid: 4-5 timer

Målgruppe: Lærere

Dans ce cours, nous vous présenterons les objectifs de développement durable (ODD) - l'ensemble des objectifs reconnus mondialement qui visent à garantir une vie durable, pacifique, prospère et équitable sur Terre pour tous, aujourd'hui et à l'avenir, d'ici 2030.

Oui, les ODD sont réellement ambitieux et nécessitent la mobilisation de chacun d'entre nous ! C'est aussi pourquoi ce cours vous donnera des idées précises sur la manière dont vous pouvez vous impliquer et contribuer à la réalisation de ces objectifs par le biais de votre école et de votre collectivité locale.

Ce cours est également disponible en anglais, en norvégien et en espagnol.

Temps nécessaire : 4-5 heures

Groupe cible : Enseignants

En este curso, recibirás una introducción a los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS), el conjunto de metas reconocidas globalmente para asegurar una vida en el planeta que sea sostenible, pacífica, prospera y equitativa para todos, ahora y en el futuro para 2030.

¡Sí, los ODS por supuesto son ambiciosos y necesitan participación de todos nosotros! Esa es la razón por la que este curso te brindará ideas específicas sobre como puedes involucrarte y ayudar a lograr estás metas a través de tu escuela y tu comunidad local.

Este curso también está disponible en inglés, francés y noruego.

Tiempo necesario: 4-5 horas

Grupo destinatario: Profesores

The course introduces  you to the basic foundations of Environmental Education (EE) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), including their origins and the educational processes connected to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).   

Time Required: 5-6 Hours   

Target Group: Teachers and National Operators of Eco-Schools, LEAF and YRE Programmes

The course aims to help you to prepare for teaching outdoors using nature as a classroom. The objectives of this course are to equip you with the necessary knowledge on how to prepare for, implement and evaluate an outdoor learning session with your students, drawing on the natural world for inspiration.

Time Required: 6-8 Hours

Target Group: Teachers, National Operators

This course will introduce you to the basics of Environmental Literacy, by providing you with an overview of the environmental literacy concept and its components. The course, divided into 6 Modules, will also present to you the bases of environmental literacy excellence and how you can create your own logic model for environmental literacy assessment. 

Time Required: 4-6 Hours

Target Group: Teachers, Environmental Education Programme Coordinators & Managers

The course will give you all the necessary information and tools to run the Learning About Forests (LEAF) programme effectively on a national level and as part of a global network. It is a requirement for all new LEAF National Operators to complete this course and it is also highly recommended for current National Operators.  

Time Required:  6-8 Hours  

Target Group: National Operators

This course was created for both old and new National Operators and presents all the necessary information and tools to run the Young Reporters for the Environment programme at national level as part of a global network. 

Time Required: 4-6 Hours   

Target Group: National Operators

Welcome to this course created for teachers wanting to run the YRE programme! This course is comprised of 5 modules that will help you implement the YRE programme both in and outside of the classroom. At the end of each module, a task or quiz has been designed to reinforce what you have learned. Once you've successfully completed all the activities, you'll receive a course completion certificate. 

Time required: 8-10 Hours

Target group: Teachers

In this course, you’ll learn how to use photography as a powerful storytelling tool by going through each step of the YRE methodology (investigate, research solutions, report, and disseminate) in order to create an impactful photograph that raises awareness about an environmental issue you’re passionate about.    

Time Required: 6-8 Hours   

Target Group: Young People, Ages 11-25

Words are powerful tool to bring about positive change which is why in this course you’ll learn how to use them to write informative, engaging and effective journalistic articles about an environmental issue affecting your local environment. By going through the YRE methodology, you’ll learn how to investigate and conduct research on your topic, do interviews, and create a well-structured and impactful journalistic article. The last step of the course is to share your final article to help raise awareness of the environmental issue you’re passionate about! 

Time Required: 8-10 Hours 

Target Group: Young People, Ages 14-25 

Come learn the basics of videography through the environmental lens of the Young Reporters for the Environment programme! This course will help you figure out WHAT you want to shoot, HOW to put your ideas onto the big screen and WHY film is a powerful tool to raise awareness about environmental issues and SOLUTIONS in your community. By the end of the course, you’ll have created your very own short environmental film!  

Time Required: 12-15 Hours 

Target Group: Young People, Ages 15-25