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United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Learn more: SDG targets, courses, books

Learning Objectives for Education about the SDGs

In 2017, UNESCO published proposed Learning Objectives for each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. These have inspired universities to provide more detailed suggestions on how these objectives can be achieved in a course:  For example, the University of Innsbruck has shared their overall and SDG-specific learning resources online

Open Courses about Sustainable Development Goals

  • World's Largest Lesson: "We produce creative tools for educators and action focussed learning experiences for children and young people" that build skills and motivation to take action for the SDGs.
  • SDG Academy: an education initiative of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, includes free online courses through SDG AcademyX. Includes some Spanish-language courses.
  • Villanova University: teaching resources for faculty on sustainability
  • SDGs and Project-Based Learning - December 2021 conference (Geneva)

New Sustainable Books Collection

Mapped to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this curated collection from ProQuest enables students and researchers to explore global issues from multiple avenues to prepare the next generation of leaders for the sustainability challenges and opportunities of tomorrow.

More Books on the SDGs