The foundation éducation21 coordinates and promotes Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Switzerland. It acts on behalf of the Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK), the federal government and civil society as a national competence centre for primary and upper secondary education.




Implementing body, Coaching, support, Evaluation, Quality development, Training and continuing education, Information, documentation

Type of organisation

non-governmental, public sector organization

Methodological focus

Coaching/Support, Quality development, Gender perspective, Participatory approaches, Health promotion

Thematic focus

Quality of life, School/corporate climate, Other topic, Sustainable development


Educational institutions

Target groups

Educators/trainers, Teachers, Students/trainees/apprentices, School children

Target groups: age

Schoolchildren (6-11), Youths (12-17), Young adults (18-29), Middle-aged adults (30-49), Older adults (50-64)

Target groups: gender

Both sexes


German, English, French, Italian

Last modification: 19 May, 2016 22:58