Tackling complex global issues like climate change, poverty, food insecurity, and racial inequities can be overwhelming for young people. One way to start is by focusing on some of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Among this year’s Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability projects, you’ll find youth and educators striving to address some of our world’s biggest challenges.
Students dig into big questions surrounding sustainability in year-long, school-wide project.
Winooski high school students immerse themselves in learning at Shelburne Farms, demonstrating their grasp of the Big Ideas of Sustainability, systems thinking, and the excitement of learning!
How can you build education for sustainability into your practice as an educator? Hear from Shelburne Farms and University of Vermont Tarrant Institute educators.
What can project-based, real-world learning and problem-solving look like for high school students? Burlington City and Lake offers a model.
You can support distance learning around the UN Sustainable Development Goals with this new project-based resource for learners and educators.
Our Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability Program challenges teams of students to make a difference in their communities by addressing one of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals at the local level.
Shelburne Farms and partners hosted the 8th annual gathering of U.N. Regional Centres of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development -- those from the Americas. Greater Burlington is one these centers.