1. To promote ‘big picture’ systems thinking and ‘global consciousness’ within formal and non-formal education by means of the ‘Spaceship Earth’ and related metaphors.
2. To help educators initiate and develop ‘glocal’ community action around the notion of ‘thinking, globally and acting locally’ based on critical pedagogical, ‘reconstructionist’, action learning and creative problem-solving approaches.
3. To share information and resources internationally about relevant learning resources and innovative educational practice by means of electronic networking.
4. To facilitate multilateral projects by coordinating joint bids between innovative institutions that share the above aims.