The project “Education for Social Change: The role of Education Trade Unions in addressing sustainable environmental development” aims at building the capacity of education trade unions to prepare their affiliates to address environmental questions and climate emergency for sustainable development in education and training through social dialogue and collective bargaining with the view to address the impact that climate emergency and environmental sustainability measures have on the education sector in the European region

Advisory Group

  • Jean-Luc Barbery ACOD—Onderwijs Belgium
  • Jacob Svejstrup DLF Denmark
  • Claudio Franchi FLC-CGIL Italy
  • Damijana Meza ESTUS Slovenia


This project is funded with support from the European Commission.

Practical guidelines for trade unions in English, French, German, Spanish and Russian constitute the policy outcome of the project. This document aims to carry out further strategic discussions and decisions on education trade unions’ capacity to address education and environment for social change and the impact of climate emergency on education; support teachers, academics and other education personnel in implementing environmental sustainability education; and secure their place in the design and assessment of the implementation of national and European climate strategies.

Practical Guidelines