Tag: Sustainable Development Goals

Microsoft Innovative Educator Koen Timmers speaking on stage.

This computer science teacher is bringing 250 schools together to learn about climate change

There’s a global issue currently at the top of mind for Koen Timmers, rising above the many projects you would expect one of the world’s top 50 teachers to be juggling. His latest labor of love is the Climate Action Project – a digital group project where 250 schools in 69 countries work together to learn about climate change. As they work on the project, students... Read more

Students holding up posters for each UN Sustainable Development Goal.

What the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals mean for your curriculum

When you’re dedicated to teaching children something positive and offering them hope for the future, something that encourages real action, you’re already taking the first, important steps to teaching the Global Goals for Sustainable Development.   What are the SDGs?   SDGs stands for “Sustainable Development Goals.” They are a set of 17 goals,... Read more

The hosts of the September 19th TweetMeet.

Experts share their shortcuts to creativity with STEM: Join #MSFTEduChat on Sept. 19

Learning has no limits. When educators and students truly connect in the classroom, they see endless learning opportunities in the world around them, today and tomorrow, and inspire creativity within each other. On September 19th, we’re bringing in the experts to help you inspire student creativity and curiosity with STEM during our #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet at... Read more

The Education Transformation Framework.

Transforming education to deliver on the sustainable development goals

Providing inclusive and quality education for all students is both a goal and challenge for education institutions. Ensuring students acquire the skills they need is crucial if we want to ensure the next generation's ability to stimulate future economic growth – together we have a shared interest to transform education today. At Microsoft, we recognize that technology... Read more

Two elephants gather near a tree at sunset.

How to bring the world to your students and support sustainable development

The United Nations is dedicated to promoting cooperation and collaboration at local and global levels, which means it’s fundamentally aligned with what we hope to achieve in modern education. Established in 1945, the UN has dedicated efforts to maintaining world peace, promoting human rights, and protecting the spaces of our world, including our environment. In 2015, the... Read more