CRI and UNESCO launched the #LearningPlanet initiative on 24 January 2020, the International Day of Education, with the mission to "Inspire & empower learners of all ages to contribute to better futures”. Aligned with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations, that can serve as a framework to engage in meaningful projects and work towards a better future, #LearningPlanet focuses on SDG 4: “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning for all”, the key lever to achieve a profound transformation of our societies in the coming years.
LearningPlanet is an open alliance bringing together under a shared banner educational stakeholders from around the world to disseminate the best ideas, on a local and global scale, for helping learners to collectively address the unprecedented challenges of our time.
LearningPlanet defines itself as a middle-ground connecting institutions, and their ability to deploy and manage, with grassroots movements and innovators to scale up their ideas. As such, with the spirit of attentive gardeners, LearningPlanet is developing a range of innovative approaches to: