International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens

Also known as the BGCI Education Congress, the International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens provides an opportunity for individuals working in or interested in education at botanic gardens to come together to share best practice and discuss environmental education.

Introduction

BGCI’s International Congresses on Education in Botanic Gardens are held every 3-4 years. The congresses bring together practitioners, teachers, curators, researchers and academics to discuss new advanced in education relevant to botanic gardens. These congresses are represented by botanic gardens from across the globe and are always an inspiring and informative event that provides opportunities to share ideas, meet old and new friends and discuss future priorities for education in botanic gardens.

11th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens

The 11th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens will be held at Jardín Botánico “Carlos Thays” in Buenos Aires, Argentina and will take place from 13 – 18 March 2022.

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10th education congress, warsaw, poland - credit www.dgart.pl
Delegates at the 10th education congress, Warsaw, Poland - credit www.dgart.pl
9th Education Congress, Missouri, USA - credit BGCI
Delegates at the 9th education congress, Missouri, USA - credit BGCI

Past Congresses

  • 10th Congress – Bringing nature to the city – Warsaw, Poland – 9-14 September 2018
  • 9th Congress – Biodiversity for a better world: wild ideas worth sharing – St Louis, MO, USA – 26 April – 1 May 2016
  • 8th Congress – Education and the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation – Mexico City, Mexico – 12-16 November 2012
  • 7th Congress – Action learning: places, spaces and partnerships for biodiversity and human well-being – Durban, South Africa – 1-5 November 2009
  • 6th Congress – The Nature of Success: Success for Nature – Oxford, UK – 10-14 September 2006
  • 5th Congress – Connecting with Plants – Lessons for Life – Sydney, Australia – 29 September – 4 October 2002
  • 4th Congress – The Power for Change – Botanic Gardens as Centres of Excellence in Education for Sustainability – Kerala, India – 8-12 November 1999
  • 3rd Congress – Teaching for the 21st Century: Botanic Garden Education for a New Millennium – Brooklyn, NY, USA – 7-11 September 1996
  • 2nd Congress – Cultivating Green Awareness – Gran Canaria, Spain – 1993
  • 1st Congress – A Natural Environment for Learning – Utrecht, the Netherlands – May 1991

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Previous Education Congress Resources

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  • 9th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens Resources

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