The International School Grounds Alliance (ISGA) is a global network of organizations and professionals working to enrich children’s learning and play by improving the way school grounds are designed and used.  The wellbeing of children and the ecological diversity of their learning landscapes are intrinsically linked. The ISGA aims to support all schools in making the most of the opportunities excellent school grounds afford.

Organisations and individuals from around the world make up the ISGA - here is some information about just a few of them - more will follow!

Some of the organisations making up the ISGA


International School Grounds Month 2014 #ISGM

We will be celebrating school grounds again this May as schools around the world go outside into their grounds. Use one of our posters to spread the message!

International School Grounds Month 2014 poster 1 or International School Grounds Month 2014 poster 2 Keep watching this website to be inspired by others from around the world - more information will follow soon. There will also be a chance for you to share what you do - so please take lots of photos of what you get up to (checking you have permission to use them on the internet).

2013 ISGA Conference

We are pleased to announce that the 2013 Nature School Conference, hosted by Evergreen in partnership with the ISGA, was a big success!  Click here to read about the 2013 conference on Evergreen's website, and follow this link to the ISGA blog for a post conference summary and pictures of the event.


ISGA Video

As a result of our September 2011 conference held in the San Francisco Bay Area, a collaborative video was made. This short film entitled, "Voices from the International School Grounds Movement - California, 2011", may be viewed here.  It includes interviews with leaders in the school ground movement in seven countries, and photographs of some of their loveliest school grounds in action.


ISGA Press Release

Please help us spread the word about this exciting video and the ISGA!   To read the press release online please click here. (PDF version)




Please Join Us!

Please join our discussion about school grounds around the world:


International School Grounds Month

Join us in celebrating ISGA's second annual International School Grounds Month in May 2014! The theme is just that 'Celebrating School Grounds' so it's up to you just how you want to do that. Here are some things to help you - more will follow:

Stay tuned for more information about the organisations around the globe that support International School Grounds Month.






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