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Green education

The EU is encouraging the education and training sector to take action to contribute to the green transition and to strengthen the sustainability competences of all learners.

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What is the EU doing on green education?

Learning for the green transition

Education and training policies and investments geared towards the green and digital transitions are the key to Europe’s resilience and prosperity.

Working Groups

Learn more about the work of European Education Area Strategic Framework Working Groups on green education.

Green education resources

  • Browse free learning materials on the environment, climate change and energy for primary and secondary schools.

  • Discover a range of policy documents, informative reports, studies, infographics and factsheets on EU green education policy.

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School Education Gateway

Stay up-to-date with the online platform for education professionals, researchers and policymakers. Browse the School Education Gateway

eTwinning platform

A space for European teachers and school staff to communicate, collaborate and develop projects. Explore eTwinning

Network of European Blue Schools

Start a ‘find the blue’ project and earn your school the European Blue School Label. Become a European Blue School

EU funding opportunities

  • The LIFE Programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action.

  • Erasmus+ is the EU's programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe.

Employment and volunteering

See practical information and opportunities concerning employment, including volunteering and traineeships.