AIIDEV Africa has taken a significant step towards promoting sustainable development and educating African students about the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They have recently launched the second cohort of the Teach4SDGs programme, a groundbreaking initiative aimed at equipping educators with the necessary knowledge and skills to integrate the SDGs into their teaching.
The United Nations has outlined 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that aim to address global challenges and create a better future for all. These goals encompass various aspects of sustainable development, including poverty eradication, quality education, clean energy, climate action, and more. To achieve these goals, it is essential to engage and educate young minds about the significance of sustainable development.
The Teach4SDGs programme, initiated by AIIDEV Africa, is designed to empower school educators across Africa with the knowledge and resources necessary to educate students about the SDGs effectively. This 12-week intensive training programme offers a comprehensive curriculum that includes workshops, lectures, readings, assessments, and practical projects.
This programme will enable Participating educators to deepen their understanding of the SDGs and develop innovative teaching strategies. The Teach4SDGs programme comprises a well-structured curriculum that enables educators to gain in-depth knowledge and skills related to sustainable development.
The programme is divided into several modules, each focusing on specific aspects of the SDGs. The participants will have access to advanced workshops, expert lectures, and engaging activities throughout the duration of the programme.
Topics Covered in the Teach4SDGs Programme
The Teach4SDGs programme covers a wide range of topics related to sustainable development and the SDGs. Educators participating in the programme will explore the 17 SDGs and their associated targets. Additionally, they will delve into crucial areas such as Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), Climate Change, Environmental Sustainability, Green and Circular Economy, Project Management, and Technology and Innovation for Educators.
Benefits of United Nations Teach4SDGs Programme 2023
- Applicants will get to acquire advanced knowledge and skills on the SDGs, and ESD.
- Gain world Recognition and Certification for outstanding performance and contributions towards the achievement of the SDGs.
- The program provides an opportunity for Participants to establish a network of like-minded Educators who are committed to promoting sustainable development.
- Access to mentorship who will provide guidance and support throughout the programme.
- Participants will develop practical skills in project management, community engagement, and advocacy.
- The programme helps participants to build their resumes and enhance their career prospects.
Eligibility Criteria for United Nations Teach4SDGs Programme
- Interested Primary and Secondary School Teachers in Public and Private Schools across Sub-Saharan African countries.
- Applicants must be able to commit a minimum of 4 hours in 2 days per week throughout the training programme. The programme will be conducted in the English language.
- Age: 20 to 45 years.
- Candidates are expected to join the virtual training and conduct SDGs Activation in their school.
July 28, 2023.
How to Apply for United Nations Teach4SDGs Programme 2023?
To apply for Teach4SDGs Programme 2023, visit the United Nations website at: https://bit.ly/teach4sdgs
The United Nations Teach4SDGs programme is a transformative initiative that empowers educators to shape the future through sustainable development education. Participating educators will benefit from comprehensive training, resources, and support, the programme equips them with the tools they need to educate and inspire the next generation of responsible global citizens.
Through their efforts, these educators will contribute to the achievement of the SDGs and create a more sustainable and equitable world for all.
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