Numerous extracurricular learning locations offer programs for pre-school, primary and secondary education. They comprise environmental education, programs about mining and industrial history and educational offers for sustainable develoment. Many programs deal with geology, often in combination with mining history or industrial nature. The GeoPark Ruhrgebiet offers advanced training on request for providers,wishing to integrate geologigal topics in their program.

A list and description of extracurricular leaning locations where students may experience geology and a list with educational material about GeoPark topics are provided on the website of the GeoPark Ruhrgebiet (in german).