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A virtual exchange program of sustainable action in schools in Germany, India, Mexico and South Africa... and maybe more!

Go! Global | ESD Expert Net

Berlin, Germany
It isn't enough to just talk to learners about sustainability, so let's guide them to discover themselves how to act more sustainably alongside learners from around the world!

Go! Global

Giovanni Fonseca, Co-coordinator of Go! Global at ESD Expert Net and International Consultant and Facilitator in Education for Sustainable Development
“Facilitating learners the opportunity of sharing perspectives with their peers at a global level (virtually as the most sustainable alternative at the moment), it increases enormously the chances of developing ourselves as a more peaceful and sustainable global society.”

Giovanni Fonseca, Co-coordinator of Go! Global at ESD Expert Net and International Consultant and Facilitator in Education for Sustainable Development

“Go! Global“ is a virtual school exchange program which gives learners the possibility to share their experiences and thoughts on different topics beyond national borders. The program is primarily in schools in Germany, India, Mexico and South Africa but with a the opportunity to scale to schools worldwide through an online, virtual channel of communication.

Learners sustainable actions, grounded in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are shared with peers across the world, ror example school gardening and food production, or waste disposal and recycling. These  topics are common everywhere and concern everyone, irrespective of their country of origin.

Through virtual exchange lerners not only explore commonalities and differences on a global level, but also learn to recognize and analyze global connections, share their experiences with each other and gain new thought-provoking-ideas for their own behavior and actions at a local level.

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Innovation Overview
10 - 18
Age Group
1 123
Tips for implementation
All it takes is one motivated teacher (or a bunch of them) who wants to give their learners the opportunity to share their sustainable actions with peers across the globe. Take a look at our Do It Yourself Manual and the virtual communities we created, linked in the posts below
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Giovanni Fonseca
Johanna Lochner

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DIY Manual
Go Global
Go! Global DIY Manual
Go! Global – Digital School Exchange
The students from South Africa send some letters and gifts to their friends.
The german students working on some recycled gifts.


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