Key messages
In Slovenia, the number of educational institutions included in the Eco school program constantly grows. In the school year 2015/16 712 institutions registered as an eco-school what presents 35 % of all schools, including kindergartens in Slovenia. Thus, more than 132,000 children and 15,950 teachers were engaged in the environmental projects as part of the environmental education. Internationally, the eco-school program includes more than 45,000 institutions of which 16,000 already signed for a green flag. Looking globally, more than 20 million of children, more than 900,000 teachers and more than 6,000 local communities cooperated in the program.