There are many programs offered by organizations to support educators in their efforts to implement Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). Many schools may be familiar with or already be participating in these programs. The sampling of organizations listed below provides teacher materials, information and opportunities for students to participate in sustainable activities.
The Manitoba Social Studies Curriculum also lists websites linked to grade and cluster outcomes.
The Guide for Sustainable Schools in Manitoba ( 4.0 MB) has many web resources.
United Nations Association of Canada Toward a Culture of Peace, Projects
(ideas for student projects in support of peace)
United Nations, Youth Cyber School Bus, Gallery
(drawings, photos, posters by youth around the world on global issues including racism, human rights )
United Nations, Youth Cyber School Bus, Human Rights in Action:
(Interactive Declaration of Human Rights, suggested activities)
UNICEF Voices of Youth
(action projects, youth forums and online discussions)
UNICEF Canada, Global Action
(current world issues, action projects, A World Fit for Children)
The Marquis Project
(Role play for grades 10-12; costs and benefits of world trading systems)