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Kristina Madsen

International Coordinator of Education, Foundation for Environmental Education

Kristina Madsen is the International Coordinator of Education responsible for the Eco-Schools programme at Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Recognised by UNESCO and UN Environment as a world-leader within the field Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), the Eco-Schools programme is an educational model that places the students at the center of a process of change towards sustainability, connecting them to real issues in their communities. 

As an International Coordinator of Education, Kristina leads the Eco-Schools programme at the FEE Head Office that involves supporting FEE’s member organisations running the programme in 74 countries around the world. As part of this role, she manages and supports several international ESD projects, campaigns, and events – including the Eco-Schools W5 project promoting Green STEM, the Litter Less Campaign focused on improving the awareness and behaviour linked to waste and litter, FEE’s participation in UNFCCC COPs, and courses on the online learning platform FEE Academy. 

Since 2017, Kristina has also been a member of pre-selection team for the International Competition of FEE’s Young Reporters for the Environmental (YRE) programme. The competition is open for young people aged 11-25 engaging with constructive environmental journalism and storytelling.  

Kristina has a Master in Sustainable Tourism from Aalborg University – Copenhagen and a BA in International Business Communication from Aarhus University.   

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What’s driving growth within the international schools market?
What’s driving growth within the international schools market?

January 2023 data released by ISC Research shows that 6.5 million children between the ages of 3 and 18 are currently enrolled at international schools around the world: a 53% growth in the market since 2013. Read more

International School Awards 2023 Winners Revealed
International School Awards 2023 Winners Revealed

The winners of the International School Awards 2023 were announced during a live online event on Tuesday 24th of January. 291 applications were received this year from international schools in 61 countries including schools in Poland, the United States of America, Thailand, Belgium and China. Read more

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Submitting a quality application: Advice from the International School Awards judges

The aim of the International School Awards is to share some of the outstanding initiatives that address common needs for learning and for community action that are being implemented by international schools. Here is some advice from the International School Awards judging panel to guide schools when preparing their awards application. Read more

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