This quick mini course will get you started on reframing sustainability. You'll begin thinking critically about where and how impacts occur, discover how to see past 'greenwashing', start to think in systems, get your feet wet with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and understand how to make more sustainable decisions.


  • Multimedia Lessons

    With a blend of reading and engaging video content, you will be able to see , read and hear all the basics that you need to get you going from the first day. Join the community app to get peer feedback!

  • How-To Worksheets

    Take all the knowledge and background and put it in to action with clear, quick and practical how-to activity sheets that clearly apply what you just learned to take into your next projects immediately.

  • Rapid Learning

    Short on time but want to rapidly upskill your sustainability knowledge and capacity? Take this mini course and get it down quick in less than a day.

Course curriculum

Dr. Leyla Acaroglu

Meet UnSchool Founder and Course Facilitator

Sustainability provocateur, award-winning designer, 2016 UNEP Champion of the Earth, and creative changemaker pioneer, Dr. Leyla Acaroglu challenges people to think differently about how the world works. As the founder of the UnSchool and creator of the Disruptive Design Method, Leyla weaves together her skills as a designer, sociologist, and social entrepreneur to create highly immersive educative experiences. She is a renowned international expert on systems thinking and sustainability, running workshops around the world and designing activating experiences, gamified toolkits, and unique educational experiences that help equip people with the tools to intervene and change systems to make the status quo obsolete. Sought after for her unique approach to activating positive social change by design, Leyla's main-stage TED talk on sustainability has been viewed over a million times, and she is the author of several handbooks, as well as an op ed contributor for major publications like the New York Times.

Dr. Leyla Acaroglu

UnSchool Founder + Global Change Maker

Dr. Leyla Acaroglu

Meet UnSchool Founder and Course Facilitator


  • Course Access

    Enjoy 60 days of access with the course content, with extensions available by email request.

  • Course Length

    You can do a deep dive or space it out, but all together it will take about 3-5 hours to complete.

  • Investement

    Get access to this quick mini course for only $14USD (scholarships always available by application)

Pricing options

One off or monthly payments