See our variety of e-learning programmes

Design for Sustainability – Intro

Join our online intro course that highlights what is possible, what is being done, and what remains to be done, to transform society for a sustainable future. This self-paced course will explore the concepts and practice of designing for sustainability and regeneration.

The course will take approximately 12-15 hours to complete, depending on your own pace and reflection time.

Design for Sustainability – English

Design for Sustainability

Gaia Education’s online programme ‘Design for Sustainability’ provides students  with whole systems design skills, analytical abilities and a wide range of methods and practical tools to support the redesign of the human presence on Earth, one local community and bioregion at a time.

Receive a Certificate of Completion in Design for Sustainability and contribute to the emergence of diverse regenerative cultures.

Also available in: Portuguese & Spanish

Renewable Energies for Sustainable Development


This online programme will give a comprehensive overview of renewable energy as a means to enable sustainable development at a global scale. It will present the case on how renewable energies represent both an environmental necessity and an economic opportunity.

The programme will equip participants with the understanding and abilities to become more confident within this crucial field.

Local Water Solutions for Global Challenges

This course is implemented by the University of Strathclyde, Gaia Education and the Decentralised Cooperation Programme of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, UNITAR.

This online programme will give you a comprehensive overview of global water challenges and the means to identify local solutions.

Glocalisers Webinar Series

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new Gaia Education Glocalisers Webinar series, kick-starting 26 October 2017!

Join the FREE webinars and let yourself be inspired by the stories of Gaia Education’s Glocalisers.

Case Studies

Learn the outcomes of the many sustainability projects our students have designed in the world. Feel free to flip through the descriptions and download the ones that interest you the most.

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Gaia Education’s Ecovillage Design Curriculum

Gaia Educations programmes are based on the four core dimensions of Gaia Education’s Ecovillage Design Curriculum: the SocialWorldviewEcological and Economic dimensions of sustainability.

The Curriculum was developed drawing on the experience and expertise developed across a network of some of the most successful ecovillages and transition settings on Earth.