• 28 April 2017

    On #GAWE17 Day 6  Mareike Hachemer  ends her Instagram takeover for The World´s Largest Lesson with a Seven Steps Plan to introduce the Global Goals to your classroom. Thank you, Mareike for sharing your experience as a UNESCO Delegate For Education .  You continue to inspire others to  #StandUpForEducation and to become engaged global citizens that actively...

  • 28 April 2017

    When Mareike Hachemer takes a trip to Hamburg ( a city in northern Germany ) it is not to go sightseeing… but rather to make sure that the #teachSDGs movement continues to grow. Sharing her experience about how to teach students about the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development, she empowers other teachers and schools to include the SDG´s...

  • 27 April 2017

    GAWE2017 Day 4 “With my students in Year 13 I went through their oral exam today. An exam is always stressful for a teacher as well, I have to say. There is a lot to prepare and you really don’t want anything to go wrong. This oral exam is a rather recent change to our...

  • 26 April 2017

    GAWE2017 Day 4 “The Global Action Week for Education #GAWE2017   is about holding everyone accountable for providing education that is free, public and inclusive. So: Is the education that I provide free, public and inclusive?  I have been working in public education for all of my years as an educator – other than this year....

  • 26 April 2017

    GAWE2017 Day 3   “On Tuesdays I work at the Ministry of Education’s Department of European and International Affairs. What I do? I give out funding from the European Union to vocational schools to improve on digital learning options and sustainable energies. Vocational schools can apply for funding for electro-engines and solar panels. Also, we...

  • 25 April 2017

    This is what it looks like when a #TeachSDGs Teacher prepares for a Gender Equality lesson. Let´s hear what Mareike Hachemer has to say on #GAWE2017 Day 3 of her World’s Largest Lesson instagram takeover: “Yesterday afternoon was all about gender for me and my students. #SDG5. This is always an interesting topic. Me and my students (usually) agree that violence...

  • 25 April 2017

    #GAWE2017 Day 2 “It’s Monday. The day after Sunday. And therefore one of the most difficult nights for a teacher like me. Sunday night is often rather sleepless. Too many ideas going on. And I notice that with regards to teaching, almost everything is always urgent.  Global Action Week for Education 2017 is about holding...

  • 25 April 2017

    Introducing… our Instagram host for the week! Mareike Hachemer is an all star member of the Global Educator Taskforce, a Global Teacher Prize finalist and TEDx speaker she is passionate about the role teachers play in the shaping the future of humanity and planet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5OcbNTqbM4 As you may know, it is Global Action Week for Education ( 23-29th of...

  • 15 December 2016

        To find out more about The World’s Largest Lesson India and new Chakra comics, visit: http://worldslargestlessonindia.globalgoals.org  and follow the World’s Largest Lesson India on Twitter for updates.   A group of girls in Delhi, kept witnessing people being treated differently because of the colour of their skin, and decided to take action (with the support of their...

  • 6 December 2016

    Where: Maharashtra, India Who: Five fifteen year olds What: Taking action to improve water and sanitation in slums To find out more about The World’s Largest Lesson India and new Chakra comics, visit: http://worldslargestlessonindia.globalgoals.org  and follow the World’s Largest Lesson India on Twitter for updates. In Maharashtra, five fifteen year olds have been taking action to improve water and...

  • 28 November 2016

    Where: Chettinad Vidya Mandir, Government Secondary School in Tamil Nadu Who: Five fifteen year old girls What: Taking practical action to improve gender equality in their school To find out more about The World’s Largest Lesson India and new Chakra comics, visit: http://worldslargestlessonindia.globalgoals.org  and follow the World’s Largest Lesson India on Twitter for updates. A group of girls...

  • 23 September 2016

    by Ian Somerhalder, Actor and UNEP Goodwill Ambassador    Philosophers have always had it in for young people. Socrates complained that the young “contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up the dainties at the table, cross their legs and tyrannize over their teachers.” Back in 1274, Peter the Hermit lamented that the “young people of...

  • 21 September 2016

    The Key to Making the #GlobalGoals a Reality.   The World’s Largest Lesson was created with the ambition of ensuring that every child in the world knew about the Global Goals. We’ve been amazed at the response to this call to action, with over 2000 submissions from over 60 countries to the interactive Gender Equality map, new...

  • 20 September 2016

    In 2015 world leaders came together and made a historic promise. They signed up to the Sustainable Development Goals which have the potential to end poverty, to reduce inequality and to fix climate change in just 15 years. Today is the opening of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, which marks the one-year anniversary...

  • 20 September 2016

    “That was probably my favourite lesson of the year”-– Year 12 student, Mr Cable’s class, New South Wales, Australia. Praise doesn’t come much higher than that Mr Cable! The World’s Largest Lesson 2016 has just begun, and we are thrilled to hear from educators and students around the world that it already has huge momentum...

  • 6 September 2016

    http://worldslargestlessonindia.globalgoals.org/ What better day to launch the World’s Largest Lesson India than National Teachers day? In Delhi on Monday, and for the first time, World’s Largest Lesson is delighted to launch a bespoke country initiative to produce creative materials to support learning about the Global Goals in schools across India. Why India? India has the...

  • 26 January 2016

    A group of graphic design students in Medellín, Colombia at the Universidad Pontifícia Bolivariana have shared with us an amazing project they created in order to promote the Global Goals. Eleven students led by their professor printed and distributed 700 copies of the beautiful calendar around campus! See pictures below! 2016 will be a year of making the Global...

  • 14 October 2015

    Written by Eloïse Haylor of Project-Everyone   An animation film is one the major elements of the content created for the World’s Largest Lesson. It was developed through an innovative collaboration between Oscar winning animators Aardman and creative educator Ken Robinson, who recently spoke to the Huffington Post about the Lesson. The film has been a...

  • 13 October 2015

    “Last month world leaders signed on to new global goals for achieving a more peaceful, prosperous and sustainable planet.  UNICEF and its partners worked tirelessly to put children at the heart of the goals and provide them a say in their future. Now it is up to us all to make sure we reach these...