Head of secretariat of the international network ENSI- Switzerland

Christine Affolter is the head of secretariat of ENSI i.n.p.a. (Environment and school initiatives), a network active in environmental education and education for sustainable development for almost 30 years. Beside of ENSI she has been managing the large COMENIUS-network CoDeS, which set a focus on criteria and methods for successful school-community collaboration. In Switzerland she is working in foundation ‘éducation21’, the competence centre for ESD, she is responsible for international collaboration. In her professional career she has further been teaching in schools and in teacher education, was managing large projects for several institutions, was head of a department in a competence centre and runs a small private enterprise. Her background is in pedagogy, management and andragogy, with a focus on environmental education and education for sustainable development.