Find here online courses and educational programmes organized by Natural History and Transnational Institutions:

Professional Training

UNESCOMan and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme:
Brand & Story Toolkit: A guide to engaging people and telling our powerful story
GBIFTools for Biodiversity Information Facilities
Climate Heritage NetworkCommunicating Toolkit

Educational Programmes

Find examples of how botanical gardens and natural history institutions work together with schools and universities.

Naturalis (NL)Educational Activities for Students
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (UK)MSc Degree and Postgraduate Diploma “Biodiversity and Taxonomy of Plants”
Natural History Museum London (UK)Courses and Students
Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle Paris (FR)Higher Education
Alfred-Wegener-Institut (DE)Arbeiten und Lernen am AWI
UNESCOEducation and Awareness
United Nations Development ProgrammeLearning for Nature

Public Courses

Many institutions have started to offer online courses for the public, which foster proximity to communities and audiences, especially in times of pandemic.
Find here inspiring examples of such courses.

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (UK)PropaGate Learning
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (UK)Kew Online Courses
Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle Paris (FR)Toutes Nos Formations
Naples Botanical Garden (US)Get Ready to Garden
Alaska Botanical Garden (US)Garden Art Weekly

Open Educational Content

Exposing educational content online provides expert input for teachers and educators and helps to strenghten connections with younger audiences.
Find here a list of selected examples.

Naturalis (NL)Nature Guide, Nature Lab
Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC (ES)Bichos de tu entorno (pdf)
Natural History Museum (UK)Learning resources (ages 5-14)
Zoologische Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig (DE)Museumsschule, Aktivitäten Zuhause
Field Museum (US)Learning Resources
MDL – Museums for Digital Learning (US)MDL platform (K12)
Taltech, Department of Geology (EE)Teaching Activities
World Wildlife Found Background Resources for Educators
UNESCOBiodiversity learning kit, vol. 1, Biodiversity learning kit, vol. 2: activities
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney (AU)Living-Learning