Botanic Gardens Conservation International
BGCI provides a global voice for all botanic gardens, championing and celebrating their inspiring work. We are the world's largest plant conservation network, open to all. Join us in helping to save the world's threatened plants.


International Diploma in Botanic Garden Education

Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew offer a five-week course in botanic garden education.The course equips participants with the education skills and strategies to get their message across effectively to varied audiences.


Inquire is an EU funded project focusing on inquiry based science education in schools and outdoor education settings. Run by botanic gardens in 11 countries, Inquire teacher training courses are demonstrating how IBSE can inspire students in science and help address biodiversity and climate change.

A platform that include a collection of free online courses, videos and lectures from the world's leading universities like Yale, MIT, Stanford, and Harvard. aggregates the best free and open courseware for students and professionals, all in a conveniently searchable online courseware platform.
Of particular interest to botanic gardens educators are courses on Environment and Sustainable Development, Cognition & Learning in Educational Setting and Leadership Development.

Heritage Interpretation Training Center

This provides e-LIVE university level courses in heritage interpretation, many of which are offered by no other organizations. Gain training in a variety of interpretive topics and subject matter, taught by an instructor with years of experience.