LEARNING

Discover our ocean education resources that are inspiring people
all over the world to become Champions for the Sea!

About The Ocean Race
Learning Programme

Welcome aboard!

The Ocean Race is an epic adventure in which the world’s top sailing teams circumnavigate the planet powered only by the wind. The ocean is our racetrack, and sailors are witnessing its deterioration first-hand. Not only is there less wildlife in our seas, once pristine waters are now littered with plastic.

We think it’s important that children understand why a healthy ocean is crucial for all life on earth. Our unique perspective on the marine world provides an exciting backdrop for our learning programmes, enabling us to show younger generations what makes our ocean so amazing. We highlight the threats, including plastic, along with the solutions and empower children to make changes to help support our seas.

The Ocean Race’s engaging Learning programmes are suitable for schools, at home learning, community and youth groups, and sailing clubs. Scroll down to dive into the different programmes!

The Ocean Race's Champions for the Sea Learning Programme

In 2022 we will be adding a programme for students aged 12-16.

Our resources support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that seek to ‘transform our world’ by 2030. Our programmes align with a number of the goals: SDG 4 Quality Education, SDG 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities, SDG 13 Climate Action and SDG 14 Life Below Water.

 

Programmes

  • Media ID-124164
    Resources for use with young sailors and sailing clubs

    WORLD SAILING

    Sustainability Education Programme

  • Media ID-124247

    ON COURSE

    Our online courses show you how to make the most of our resources in the classroom, clubroom or community

Let's see where our Learning Programmes
are being used around the world ...

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“The entire program was incredible and so well put together. Each unit worked together…comprehensive and rich with content.”Donna Kelly, Pell Elementary School and Sail Newport

“This is one of the most important elements of the school programme, keep up the good work.”School teacher, Hong Kong

“It is amazing what the race and education programme has done. Our school is banning straws and plastic cups because of it.”Wil Vale Teacher, Escola Unificado, Itajaí, Brazil

It’s a phenomenal cross-curricular programme, which also offers a variety of learning opportunities whether you just choose to do a few activities, one full unit or follow the whole programme. Besides, it enables the students to both reflect and take action by participating in their communities.‘On Course’ training participant, February 2021

“I thought the entire programme was inspiring.”Marcella O’Sullivan, Mount Saint Michael Secondary School, Rosscarbery, Ireland

“The entire program was incredible and so well put together. Each unit worked together…comprehensive and rich with content.”Donna Kelly, Pell Elementary School and Sail Newport

“This is one of the most important elements of the school programme, keep up the good work.”School teacher, Hong Kong

“It is amazing what the race and education programme has done. Our school is banning straws and plastic cups because of it.”Wil Vale Teacher, Escola Unificado, Itajaí, Brazil

It’s a phenomenal cross-curricular programme, which also offers a variety of learning opportunities whether you just choose to do a few activities, one full unit or follow the whole programme. Besides, it enables the students to both reflect and take action by participating in their communities.‘On Course’ training participant, February 2021

“I thought the entire programme was inspiring.”Marcella O’Sullivan, Mount Saint Michael Secondary School, Rosscarbery, Ireland

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