The International Eco-Schools Program, initiated by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), has been implemented in more than 60 countries with more than 59,000 schools certified over the past 25 years and continues to attract participation from many countries, making it one of the major international environmental education programs.

The main spirit of the program is to provide action-oriented, entertaining and socially responsible learning for the younger generation, ensuring that they are on track to achieve sustainable action that meets the SDGs. Eco-schools value the importance of developing student independence, where students actively participate in discussions and decisions, and take environmental actions that can further influence the community.

Eco-schools consist of an action team of students, teachers, operators, and community volunteers to integrate the school's environment, facilities, and curriculum and achieve the spirit and goals. To implement an eco-friendly school action, there are 12 main themes with 7 steps that can be followed.

12 main themes

Energy, water, climate change, transport, school grounds, waste, litter, health & wellbeing, biodiversity & nature, food, marine & coast, global citizenship

7 Steps

1. Form an Eco Committee
2. Carry out a Sustainability Audit
3. Create an Eco-Action Plan
4. Monitor and Evaluate
5. Link to Curriculum
6. Involve the Community
7. Create an Eco Code

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