Global Action Plan

Global Action Plan Ireland is an environmental education organisation. Our mission is to support people to live more sustainable lifestyles, by offering practical yet creative solutions that inspire people to act. We focus on people and how they can take practical action and facilitate long term behavioural change in their everyday lives for a more sustainable life, community, and world.

Location:

Dublin

Established:

2001

Type of organisation:

Company Limited by Guarantee

Focus

  • Education and training
  • Active citizenship
  • Environment
  • Sustainable development

Interest

  • Community outreach and engagement
  • Development of education and training materials and programmes
  • Technological innovation

Organisation

We are part of the Global Action Plan International - a global network of organisations in over 27 countries working together to achieve our mission. In responding to environmental challenges and working to achieve our vision of creating sustainable communities, we deliver programmes in environmental education and climate action, global citizenship, the Sustainable Development Goals and community led action. We have three main programmes and these are managed and delivered by a national team of expert facilitators. These are:-Primary and Secondary Schools-Community and Youth-Corporate and BusinessGAP’s programmes are designed to promote social inclusiveness where we ensure that those who are most disadvantaged have access to the programmes we deliver and are relative to their current situation or context.

EU Project Experience

Some experience

We are currently working on two Erasmus+ Strategic partnership programmes. One as a lead and one as a partner. We also have an active mobility programme for adult education. In addition to being part of the GAP international network, we have connections with a large number of european organisations who we collaborate with on european applications.


EU Funding Goals

Development of scalable environmental education programmes. Leveraging the reach of technology to support behavioural change. Learn and integrate new approaches to behavioural change for climate action and sustainability from partners.


Strengths

Strong capacity and experience in designing and implementing environmental education and Global Citizenship Education programmes for schools, businesses and community groups. Expertise in implementing technology based solutions for education. Strong skill set in programming for the formal and informal education sector. Designing quality monitoring and evaluation programmes. Connection through the GAP international network to other european partners.

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Contact name:

Keith Magee

Job tittle:

Development Manager

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