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Quote of the Day

“There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live”

– James Truslow Adams


Plogging is a Scandinavian fitness trend which combines jogging with picking… Continue reading >

Top resources to raise kids’ awareness on plastic pollution


Resources for teachers, community leaders and anyone seeking to empower others to help stem the tide of plastic pollution… Continue reading >

The world is being ‘swamped’ by harmful plastic waste says UN chief on Environment Day


The world must unite to “beat plastic pollution” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message… Continue reading >

15 sustainability activities and ideas for the classroom


What is Sustainability and How Do I Teach It? Sustainability is a cross-curriculum priority for a good reason… Continue reading >



Protecting oceans is low priority for leaders, survey finds


Of the U.N.’s 17 goals to make the world a better place by 2030, one goal gets less respect than others... Continue reading >

UNESCO Publication: Issues and trends in Education for Sustainable Development


This recently released publication gives an overview of ESD and key issues, trends, and challenges... Continue reading >

5 pro tips for talking to kids about Climate Change


What happens when a well-meaning physicist dad gets carried away givingContinue reading >

UNESCO Bangkok marks ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ mission with a sense of urgency


As we mark World Environment Day on 5 June, with the theme ‘Beat PlasticContinue reading >

Plastic wasteland: Asia’s ocean pollution crisis


About eight million tonnes of plastic waste are dumped into the world’s oceans everyContinue reading >

Job Opportunity!

1) Title: Senior Project Officer – Global Learning Initiative

2) Organization: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

3) Location: London, UK

4) Application Date: N/A

What’s up!

1) Title: Girls Not Brides: Global Meeting 2018 (some sessions broadcast via live stream)

2) Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

3) Date: 25 – 27 June 2018


News Flash is sent to you by the Lifelong Learning and Literacy Team, Educational Innovation and Skills Development, UNESCO Bangkok, 920 Sukhumvit Rd., 10110, Phra Khanong, Khlong Toei, Thailand with generous support of Educate a Child (EAC)