World’s Largest Lesson
The week when teachers all around the world are encouraged to teach young people about the Global Goals so that they can take action
In September 2015 world leaders committed to 17 Sustainable Development Goals, also known as the ‘Global Goals’.
The ultimate aim of these 17 goals are to achieve the following by 2030:
- End extreme poverty
- Fight inequality and injustice
- Fix climate change.
To achieve these aims, everyone, however young they are, needs to take part. During World’s Largest Lesson, teachers all around the world are encouraged to teach young people about the Global Goals so that they can take action in support of the Goals and become the generation that changed the world.
World’s Largest Lesson starts on the 24th September and is encouraging lessons to take place during a wider window leading up to the 20th November and World Children’s Day.
Our World’s Largest Lesson section provides resources, ideas and lesson plans for all 17 of the goals.
There is also a World’s Largest Lesson website with loads of extra materials.
For educators, there is a simple, free, online training course to explain the Goals, answer any questions you might have and equip you to teaching World’s Largest Lesson.
Students can raise their voice and share ideas for change with their peers through the new Voices for the Global Goals Flip Grid.
The Global Educator Flip Grid encourages teachers to share what you’re doing to #TeachSDGs in the classroom
Add your lesson experiences onto this huge global map to connect with other teachers