Case Studies

Building Capacity for Sustainable Action through Inquiry, Experiential Learning, and Collaboration: Student Action for a Sustainable Future

This case study explores Student Action for a Sustainable Future, a comprehensive environmental education program for middle school students that takes place in the city of Saskatoon, the largest city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.

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Spreading Climate Change Literacy on Wheels

Spreading Climate Change Literacy on Wheels: Science Express - Climate Action Special

Science Express Climate Action Special is a one-of-its kind of mobile science exhibition led by the Government of India's Department of Science & Technology (DST) and managed by the Vikram A. Sarabhai Community Science Centre (VASCSC).

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Education for Conservation

This case study explores how zoos might redevelop their education strategies to address 21st century conservation priorities while incorporating current best practices in education.

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Air Quality Workshops for Urban Students

This case study describes how one community-based organization is engaging high school students in ongoing study and action learning toward the goal of improving air quality.

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ResourceSmart Schools

This case study presents an overview of ResourceSmart Schools, a well established Victorian Government program that helps a wide range of schools benefit from embedding sustainability into everything they do.

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Water and Biodiversity Project

This case study describes a collaborative effort to integrate environmental and sustainability education into teacher education at a college experiencing water scarcity.

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學生與教師的流域復育計畫 (STRAW)

STRAWStudents and Teachers Restoring A Watershed

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Sustainable Schools Initiative

This case study describes the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Sustainable Schools Initiative, or Al Madaris Al Mustadama, which was designed to reduce the nation’s ecological footprint and help move environmental education from

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NatureWise: Dutch Children’s Learning In, About, For, and By Nature

This case study describes a Dutch example of a programmed experiential approach to nature-oriented environmental education (EE) and is based on a long-term evaluation (van der Waal, Hovinga, Wals, & van Koppen, 2012).

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Implementing the Taiwan Environmental Education Act (TEEA)

This case study describes one country’s process of implementing a national environmental education act. The Taiwan Environmental Education Act (TEEA) was approved on June 5th, 2010 and went into effect the following year, on June 5th, 2011.

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環境教育融入臺灣國家課程綱要

臺灣一直以來將環境教育放在首要位置。這份研究案例將探討環境教育如何在2018年更加融入國民教育成為不可或缺的一環,有哪些可借鏡之處,以及環境教育如何在臺灣正規教育體系中紮根。

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Waterford Kamhlaba United World College – 2015 Zayed Future Energy Prize Winner

This case study describes the successful work of Waterford Kamhlaba United World College, a high school in Swaziland, to develop and implement a sustainability and renewable energy plan.

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The System of Lifelong Environmental Education in Tomsk Region

This case study describes a government-sponsored initiative that supports environmental education efforts across all levels of formal and nonformal education in the Tomsk Region, Siberia, Russia.

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Compulsory Environmental Education in India

This case study describes the development, successes, and challenges of a compulsory environmental education (EE) program in India.

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Eco-Schools Northern Ireland – Empowering Young People Through an Environmental Education Framework

This case study looks at the growth of the international Eco-Schools program in Northern Ireland as well as the challenges it faces in empowering our young people to be the drivers of behavior change for a sustainable world.

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Integrating Circular Economy Concepts into Universities Around the World

The circular economy is designed to provide an alternative to the current, linear economy where consumers take, produce, consume, and waste resources.

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