Dear Educators...

Kindly be informed that our Caring Classrooms platform is transitioning to Nature-based Education in order to support the United Nations’ call for the world to make peace with nature as a whole, and to invest in nature-based education.

We trust you will find Nature-Based.Education of immense value in facilitating your participation in the UNs’ call.


  • global investment in nature-based education

  • recognition of nature’s intrinsic values in order to change societal behaviour over time

  • stronger protection of animal welfare to help build human-nature connectedness

  • the integration of nature in urban areas through green architecture, infrastructure and access to nature

Nature-based education redefines our relationship with nature

and supports the United Nations’ call for...


What we do...

Teaching towards a better tomorrow for all South Africa's learners 

First-ever curriculum-aligned lesson plans that teach and support the UN’s concept of ONE HEALTH / ONE WELFARE

flower green transp.png

Our Lesson Plans

All our lesson plans are underpinned by the FIVE FREEDOMS FOR ANIMALS as endorsed by the
World Organization for Animal Health (WOAH)

Boy with Chick

The world is redefining its relationship with animals, moving away from domination and exploitation towards respect for their immense sentience.


Our education system needs change, for us… and the rest of earth’s inhabitants too! 

A different outcome depends on teaching for a different outcome.

Design Book

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. 

If we do not do something to prevent it, Africa's animals, and the places in which they live, will be lost to our world, and her children, forever.



un logo_edited.png

Our Lesson Plans meet the call by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, to everyone, everywhere, to make peace with nature.


" Our war on Nature has left the planet broken. Nature is striking back with growing force and fury. Making peace with nature is the defining task of the 21st century. 

It must be the top, top priority for everyone, everywhere." 


un logo_edited.png

To hasten the repair and restoration of our world, it is imperative our youngsters get involved. To achieve this, they need to know more! Much more!

They need to know why and how!

They need our online Lesson Plans.


Our children will begin to understand António Guterres' call to action through the UN's One Health concept, recognising that human health, animal health and environmental health are inextricably interconnected, with each dependent on the other.


This concept is endorsed by the

World Health Organisation (WHO),

the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO),

and the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH).

One Health 2.png
one health.png
mandela dove.jpg


all lesson plans support the South African Constitutional Court’s historic judgment in 2016, noting that…


Animals have intrinsic value

as individuals



Animals are sentient beings

capable of suffering and

experiencing pain


Guardianship of the interests of animals reflects constitutional values and the interests of society at large


Animal protection safeguards the moral status of humans and the degeneration of human values

Dog Running in Water
Dog Running in Water
nature-based education logo for web.png



one health logo 2.png

Cell: 082 457 9177


Trust Registration No: IT450/2001

Non-Profit Org. Registration No: 039-611-NPO

Public Benefit Organisation Registration No: 130004237

VAT Registration No: 4940250600

Western Cape Supply Chain Management Registration No: 19451

Central Supplier Database Registration No: MAAA0298053

Forest Trees
Image by Josh Appel

Your support
is a vital component of a better world