Online Digital Library: GSTC members have access to a clearinghouse of information on sustainability including glossary of terms, directory of programs, tools and resources reviewed and recommended by the GSTC, training guides, case studies, tool kits, worksheets, and articles. The digital library will integrate with other knowledge network platforms.
Education Material on Accreditation: A step-by-step guide for certifications on how to complete the accreditation process.
Applying the GSTC: Diverse materials targeted to businesses, governments, NGOs and other stakeholders seeking to implement the GSTC in their programs or policies
Educational Modules: Simple, online educational modules providing clear-cut instructions on how to establish sustainable practices, implement sustainable tourism programs and policies, and achieve accreditation.
Curricula for Universities and Technical schools: Resources for learning institutions to enable the understanding and integration of the Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria for new tourism leaders.
Adaptation for existing training courses: Non-governmental, non-educational organizations are an increasing resource of best practice and knowledge for sustainable tourism management. Numerous training and capacity building programs already exist among NGOs, and intergovernmental, bilateral or international organizations. The GSTC will work with selected partners to ensure that the educational and training materials are adequately reflected
The Education & Training group is comprised of a diverse cross-section of public, private and academic sector sustainability leaders from around the world. The group works to identify and develop tools and resources to help deepen the understanding and implementation of sustainable tourism practices. Members of the working group include: