The World Heritage as a learning space

In the study of the 13 UNESCO World Heritage properties, teachers and learners discover a variety of interdisciplinary educational opportunities. From teaching aids from various publishing houses to guided tours of the World Heritage Sites with the guides, everything is available for their lessons and/or the next week of projects. The focus of these out-of-school learning places is on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and NMG. Where does your educational journey begin?

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Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
  08. – 09.06.2024
The UNESCO World Heritage properties in Switzerland open their doors and invite you into the world of our Heritage with unique experiences!  Would you ...
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Nature, Environment and Technology
Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
This offer is available in German only Der WelterbeTag im Wallis beginnt mit einem Lernparcours durchs World Nature Forum kombiniert mit einer geführten ...
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Visitor centre
Tectonic Arena Sardona
The Glarnerland Visitor Centre, with its two locations in Glarus (in the Nature Centre, train station building) and Elm (in the old school building, Sandgasse 1, ...
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Visitor centre
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
The Albula Railway Museum in Bergün guides railway enthusiasts and families through the history of the railway in Graubünden. Old railway equipment, films ...
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Visitor centre
Abbey of St. Gall
In 1983, the Abbey Library, together with the entire Abbey District of St. Gall, was inscribed by UNESCO on the World Heritage List. This was followed in 2017 by ...
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Nature, Environment and Technology
Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
This offer is available in German only. Die innovative digitale Lernplattform der PH-Bern fördert die Auseinandersetzung mit typischen Schweizer Landschaften. ...
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Nature, Environment and Technology
Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
This offer is available in German only. Das Bildersachbuch «Du bist nicht allein, kleiner Aletschfloh» und die kostenlose BNE-Lernlandschaft nähren ...
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Education
World Heritage properties are among the most important contemporary testimonies on the planet. Many legacies are due to our ancestors. But nature has also contributed ...
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Nature, Environment and Technology
Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
The Pro Natura Centre Aletsch in Villa Cassel is located on Riederfurka in the middle of the magnificent mountain landscape around the Aletsch Forest nature reserve ...
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Nature, Environment and Technology
Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
This offer is available in German and French only Für einmal das Schulzimmer mit den Bergen tauschen, fernab von Handyempfang? Während 5 Tagen tauchen ...
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Nature, Environment and Technology
A total of 13 natural and cultural sites are part UNESCO World Heritage in Switzerland. But what is a World Heritage property? What distinguishes a UNESCO World ...
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Good to know
Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
The discussion of UNESCO World Heritage in school curricula is an important example for children and young people to engage with our heritage - because we only want ...
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History, Culture and Religion
Tectonic Arena Sardona
History Just beneath the ridge of the Tschingelhörner, at an altitude of 2,600 metres, the famous Martinsloch opens up. This strange, almost triangular opening, ...
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History, Culture and Religion
Abbey of St. Gall
History Without its convent, the town of St. Gall would not exist. A vulnerable position far away from any major crossroads is not a likely setting to establish ...
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Nature, Environment and Technology
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
History Several options were considered for the route through the Engadin. To provide better access to the central regions of the canton of Graubünden, the ...
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Good to know
The pictures are designed to appeal to the youngest generation and to make them aware of the World Heritage Site for the first time. In this context, the question ...
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History, Culture and Religion
Abbey of St. Gall
In 1983, the Abbey of St Gall, the Convent of St John at Müstair and the Old Town of Bern were the first cultural heritage sites in Switzerland to be included ...
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Nature, Environment and Technology
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
Albula Line Even today, the 62-kilometre Albula Line is still considered a masterpiece in terms of railway engineering and routing. The RhB opened the spectacular ...
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