Teaching with the Sustainable Development Goals

By CFR Staff



Many classes about global issues use the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as an organizing principle. This resource outlines the World101 lessons that align with the SDGs.

World101 has a lesson on the SDGs that can serve as a starting point. With their global focus a central feature of the SDGs, World101’s Regions of the World Unit is an outstanding resource for helping students to discover how the SDGs affect communities around the world. Most content relating to the SDGs can be found in the People and Society lens or the Economics lens. World101 also has a number of lessons and modules that address one or more of the SDGs specifically:

3. Good Health and Well-Being

7. Affordable and Clean Energy

8. Decent Work and Economic Growth

9. Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

10. Reduced Inequalities

13. Climate Action

16. Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions

17. Partnerships for the Goals

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