COP26 event | Teaching for climate action: Schools shaping the future

Event co-organised by the OECD, Education International, and UNESCO

published 5 November 2021 updated 25 November 2021

The education sector has a unique role to play in building a greener twenty-first century. The OECD, Education International, and UNESCO have launched a joint initiative to gather teaching expertise on what makes a difference in empowering students for climate action.

Taking place on November 5th at COP26, this event seeks to present the initial insights that have emerged and to highlight the potential directions that climate action in education can take going forward.

Tune in below from 1 pm GMT | 2 pm CET!

Moderator: Rodolfo Lacy | Director of the Environment Directorate at the OECD


  • Haldis Holst | Deputy General Secretary, Education International
  • Stefania Giannini | Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO
  • Andreas Schleicher | Director for Education and Skills at the OECD
  • Larry Flanagan | General Secretary of the Educational Institute of Scotland and President of ETUCE, the European Region of Education International