Humane Education Resources


Animals in Society: Facts and Perspectives on our Treatment of Animals, by Zoe Weil (Animalearn, 1991).

Earthkind: A Teachers’ Handbook on Humane Education, by David Selby (Trentham Books, 1995).

So You Love Animals: An Action-Packed, Fun-Filled Book to Help Kids Help Animals, by Zoe Weil (Animalearn, 1994).

Teaching Virtues: Building Character Across the Curriculum, by Don Trent Jacobs and Jessica Jacobs-Spencer (Scarecrow Press, 2001).


Share the World – available through Share the World.

Beyond Violence – available through PSYETA.


International Animal Welfare Education (IN AWE) programme –

The International Animal Welfare Education (IN AWE) programme, initiated by the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA)
aims to get animal welfare education included within official school curricula worldwide for the 5-16 age range.
IN AWE works at promoting and developing animal welfare education internationally through partnerships
(e.g. Ministries of Education, UNESCO, Education Institutes, educators and curriculum developers, and other NGOs),
as well as helping educators to find information about global animal welfare education programmes, resources, methodology and partners that work with WSPA.
To learn more about IN AWE, please visit

Animals 101, Inc. –

Association of Professional Humane Educators (APHE) –

Circle of Compassion –

Culture and Animals Foundation –

Educators for Social Responsibility ( Lesley University, Cambridge MA) –

Humane Society of Broward County –

International Institute for Humane Education (IIHE) –

InterNICHE, International Network for Humane Education –

Institute for Animals and Society –

National Association for Humane and Environmental Education (Measurements) –

Psychologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PSYETA) –

Rutgers University School of Law Animal Rights Law Project –

Save the Pets –

Share the World –

TeachKind –

Tribe of Heart –

Wildlife Care Center of Ft. Lauderdale –

World Animal Net –

Also, search for Humane Education.