With the use of ICT and social networking tools increasing, the International Coordination of the UNESCO Associated Schools (ASPnet) wished to maximize the use of such technology to enhance interaction and knowledge sharing on key issues across the Network. Thus, UNESCO has launched its first ASPnet in Action online collaborative platform dedicated to learning and exchanging about biodiversity.
The purpose of this platform, developed with the support of the Japanese Funds-in-Trust, is to facilitate a global exchange of experiences, materials and information on school-based initiatives and to raise awareness among ASPnet members to take concrete actions to actively engage in local and global initiatives to support and promote biodiversity. It is also an opportunity for ASPnet Schools to share activities, projects, resources and multimedia as well as to connect and discuss topics related to biodiversity such as on climate change, culture, health, water, agriculture, food.
ASPnet Schools around the globe are encouraged to take part in this online collaborative platform to enhance networking and communication between students and teachers and to work together to actively engage in local and global initiatives to support and promote biodiversity.