COMPASS EDUCATION EMPOWERS LEARNING COMMUNITIES TO EDUCATE AND ACT FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
Compass Education is a 501(c)3 Not for Profit in the United States and a registered international organization.
In alignment with the 2030 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Compass Education aims to empower ONE MILLION educators with the tools to encourage students as sustainability advocates and systems thinkers.
Sustainability is the foundation of our future
We cannot solve the challenges of today with the solutions of yesterday. We must empower teachers and students to become changemakers that value and honor the interconnectedness of our way of life and life on this planet.
We believe that when students learn to approach complex topics, discuss current events or design service projects using the tools of systems thinking, they learn skills for life that accompany them as they raise families, start businesses and continue contributing positively and thoughtfully to the world.
“It is not education that will save us, but education of a certain kind”
– David Orr
The Compass Model
Events and Happenings
Partnering Compass Education with Curriculum Design
Tasked with designing a new curriculum for lower school (years 7 to 9) I instinctively sought something to hang this course on. The first port …
An Engaging Sustainable Inquiry on Megacities
It is a pleasure to write this post for Compass Education blog. Each time l reflect on what l learned during the training, l get …
How Using the Sustainability Compass has Helped Me to Create Better Thinkers
Astonished! Open-mouthed! That’s how I felt the day I discovered the Sustainability Compass and took it to my classes for the first time! It was …
Celebrating Compass Working Group on Regional Reorganization
Compass Education recently launched regional Compass Engagement Groups to bring together any educator in a global region who is passionate or curious about how systems …
Integrating Climate Education in your Curriculum
“A vibrant, fair, and regenerative future is possible — not when thousands of people do climate justice activism perfectly but when millions of people do …
My Journey to Becoming a Compass Facilitator
When I reflect on my journey, I never intentionally said, “I will become a Compass Facilitator”; it was more a product of experiential processes. If …
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Professional Development for Your School Community
Compass Education offers customized professional development for school communities that are interested in deepening their understanding and practice of sustainability using the tools of systems thinking. Sound complicated? Its not!
Choose to meet in person or in a virtual space and we will design an engaging, relevant and actionable program for your school, team or group. Get ready to walk away inspired, skilled and committed to a brighter future. Educators can lead the way!
- 1-2 day onsite workshops
- Virtual delivery workshops
- Custom designed professional development sessions
Quick Start. Dive Deep. You Decide.
Our workshops and courses provide comprehensive training in our most useful sustainability and systems thinking tools. They are designed by our team of international educators and personalized for specific contexts. Choose asynchronous or cohort facilitated and find the course that best fits your time, interests and learning style. Jump right in with our FREE introductory course or go for certification with our popular offering, Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable World: A Systems Approach.
Complete our Practitioner certification and continue learning to become certified as an Educator or Facilitator at Compass Education!