Available courses

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.

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.

We are in a catch 22 situation. We have been able to successfully raise our quality of life and standards of living since the industrial revolution. On one hand, this rapid advancement in a very short time of human existence on Earth has made our survival easier, but on the other hand, it has created economic systems that are heavily dependent on the use of energy and other resources. The exploitation of resources to meet the ever-increasing demands has degraded the nature of which we are part and on which we are dependent to meet our needs. 

The environmental challenges in a very short time of our existence on Earth have forced us to critically look at alternatives that can ensure sustainable development. Since time immemorial, one of the systems that humans have got their inspiration to learn and adapt is the natural world. Circular Economy (CE) as an idea is inspired by nature, a perfect design that renews restores, and grows on its own with no concept of waste. It provides a regenerative framework for the paradigm shift to mirror natural processes to design our production and consumption (economic) systems to restore natural capital to the biosphere and use materials indefinitely in cycles of closed loops.

The course provides an overview of the concept of Circular Economy and its principles and introduces how the principles are being used to shift a linear economy to a circular economy.

The course is suitable for the age of 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.

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.

Eco-Schools is an international programme of the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) that aims to “empower students to be the change our sustainable world needs by engaging them in fun, action-orientated and socially responsible learning.”

Each school follows a seven-step change process and aims to “empowers young people to lead processes and actions wherever they can. Over time and through a commitment to the Eco-Schools Seven Step process, improvements will be seen in both the learning outcomes, attitude and behaviour of students and the local community, and ultimately the local environment. Evidence of success in these areas will eventually lead to a school being awarded the International Green Flag.

This course will give you an overview of the assessment criteria and help you plan your journey towards a Green Flag Awarded Eco-School!

We estimate that the course will take approximately 2 hours to complete.

In this course, you will be introduced 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 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.

The course will introduce you to the basic foundations of Environmental Education (EE) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), including the origins of EE and ESD and the educational processes connected to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The course also shares the resources created by different agencies and available for use. After the course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the basic concepts of ESD;
  • Identify the educational principles of FEE;
  • Reflect on applications of ESD concepts in their projects and programmes.

We estimate that the course will take approximately 5-6 hours to complete.

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

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.

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.

This 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.

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.

Want to use photography to tell a story about an environmental issue that you're passionate about? Then this is the course for you! In this course, you will have the opportunity to explore the use of photography for photojournalism, practice your photography skills, and learn how to participate in the annual YRE competition and become Young Reporter for the Environment!

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 solutions and issues affecting your local environment. By learning about the YRE four step methodology, you’ll learn how to conduct research on a topic, do interviews, and create a well-structured and impactful journalistic article. The last step of the course is to share your work to help raise awareness of the environmental solution or issue you’re passionate about! It’s all about writing to make a difference.  

Come learn the basics of videography and documentary filmmaking through the Young Reporters for the Environment programme’s environmental lens! 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. The course is broken down into 6 modules/weeks, with different activities, quizzes, and forums for you to participate in. The best part is, by the end of the course, you’ll have created your very own short environmental film! 

This course will give you all the necessary information and tools to run the Young Reporters for the Environment programme effectively on a national level and as part of a global network. It is a requirement for all new YRE National Operators to complete this course and it is also highly recommended for current National Operators.