Sustainable Development Goals Curriculum Resources

Between Jan 2018 - May 2020, the CoDesRes project embedded an interdisciplinary team within post-primary level education; the host school Coláiste na Sceilge, Cahersiveen S. Kerry to develop curriculum resources around the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular SDG 4 - Quality Education


 The curriculum resources include

  • SDG goal Introduction lessons

  • Module Intros – overview content / key skills / learning outcomes

  • Activities and lesson plans across all modules including links to other resources

  • Global Goals Art and Design case studies

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The resources embed unique arts-led place-based praxis, the permaCultural resilience framework to create an approach to place-based STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points for supporting student-led inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking.

In addition, Design Thinking; the cognitive, strategic and practical processes by which design concepts are developed are merged with the critical praxis to create an approach

that encourage the 21st Century Skills – the 4Cs, communication, critical thinking, collaboration and creativity.

In addition to core modules CoDesRes also produced a series of micro-modules and lesson plans; Young Entrepreneur, Leadership, Recycling and Waste and Media Communication (including introduction to audio and video production, graphic communication and presentation) as well as learning activities for primary and pre-primary age groups; StoryBank, Pollinators and Adaptations and Community groups; Rapid Engineering for Communities, Rapid Media for Communities and Rapid Governance for Communities

NB: The resources are free to use all we ask is that you acknowledge the team and feedback on what works and what doesn't as we are continuing to develop them through our legacy projects, Muinín Catalyst and The Ballroom. 

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SDG 11 Rapid Response 

Prototyping  for Communities 

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SDG 11 Rapid Response 


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SDG 15 Rapid Response 

Waste to Taste