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Education for sustainable development training course by IDEC in Greece

Education for sustainable development

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Scope

Designing learning programmes, learning materials and resources for education for sustainable development.

ECVET points: 3.5

Target groups

Staff at all types of education and training organizations, NGOs and organizations organizing education programmes for sustainable development:

  • Directors / headmasters
  • Teachers / trainers

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the training course, the participant is expected to:

  • Understand the challenges of sustainable development
  • Understand the principles and objectives of education for sustainable development
  • Be able to set objectives and design educational programmes for sustainable development
  • Be able to cultivate values, critical thinking and cooperation, through training programmes
  • Be able to use different learning techniques
  • Understand and be able to implement the principles of the sustainable school

Methodology

  • Presentations
  • Examples and case studies
  • Workshops and exercises facilitated by the trainer

Thematic units

  • Challenges of 21st century
  • Sustainable development
  • Education for sustainable development, principles and characteristics
  • Training methods for education for sustainable development

Learning material

The learning material consists of presentations and support material. The learning material will be available on-line in English language.

Trainer

Dr. Giorgos Velegrakis. Engineer, with environmental and urban planning studies. Active citizen, involved in environmental protection and sustainability at european level.

Cost

Tuition fee: 350 euro per person
The cost includes the learning material and the certificates: Certificate of completion, Europass Certificate Supplement, Europass Mobility

Cultural activities: 80 euro per person (Not applicable for the courses organised in Korinthia)
The cost includes a) a walking tour of Piraeus and welcome dinner, b) a guided tour of Athens, visit to Archaeological sites and c) common dinner with live music in Athens. The cost of local transportation and the entrance fees to sites and museums are not included.

The cost can be funded by Erasmus+ programme KA1 mobility of staff.

Further information

Lila Anthopoulou, tel: +30 2104286227, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Indicative training programme

Day 1
Introduction to the training course, syllabus, methodology, learning outcomes
Challenges of 21st century
The world in the 21st century, political, economic and demographic situation
Climate change
Day 2
Energy
Water
Agriculture and food production
Waste nagagement
Sustainable development
The current development model
Day 3
The commons
Definitions and aspects of sustainable development
Ideological approaches of sustainable development
Education for sustainable development, principles and characteristics
Objectives of education for sustainable development
Characteristics: holistic approach, interdisciplinary, systemic
Day 4
Principles: critical thinking, values, political dimension
Cultivating critical thinking
International and european policies for education for sustainable development
The sustainable school
Training methods for education for sustainable development
Community councils
The future laboratory
The role of cooperation for education for sustainable development
Day 5
Methodology for fostering cooperation
Case studies of successful cooperation between schools and community
Reflexion - evaluation of the training course
Certificates – Europass Mobility
Closure and farewell

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Training sessions

Location Dates
Piraeus 13-17/2/2017
Glyfada 21-25/8/2017
Piraeus 30/10-3/11/2017
Piraeus 24-28/9/2018

Testimonials

Full of friendly people and sensitiveness for sustainability

Arife Kibaroğlu, Kastamonu Provincial Education Directorate, Turkey

Useful, interesting and wery well adapted to people's needs.

Lucica Stanciu, Liceul cu Program Sportiv, Romania

It was a very interesting course with a good learning methodology. Thank you IDEC!

Virginia Ghiră, Liceul cu Program Sportiv, Romania

Wonderful and enjoyable

Celile Bora, Kastamonu Provincial Education Directorate, Turkey

I’ve found solutions about the problems that I have at my home-country, region and institution. The participants in the group were fantastic. We have really made good connections, hopefully we will continue them in another common project.

Mihaela, UPI – ljudska univerza Žalec, Slovenia

Thanks for the time spent together! Thank you for good organization of courses!

Inta, Competence Centre of Vocational Education „Daugavpils Vocational school", Latvia

Amazing social program and very well organized course.

Kaisa, Sipoonjoen koulu, Finland

Thank you for everything. Xenia, for a lovely Monday tour and help for finding information. George, for the lovely teaching, fun and feedback. Lila, for the communication before the course.

Kersti, Tabasalu Gymnasium, Estonia

Thank you for excellent experience, Greek hospitality and learning outcomes. Great staff and teachers. I have made new friends, we connected really well.

Tatjana, Srednja skola Hrvatski kralj Zvonimir, Croatia

Business Hours

We are available to reply 
to any question 8 Hours a day

Monday-Friday: 9am to 5pm
Weekend: Closed

Easter (14-17/4/2017): Closed

Our Offices

Piraeus

96, Iroon Polytechniou Avenue
18536 Piraeus, Greece
Tel: (0030) 2104286227
Fax: (0030) 2104286228
Email: idec@trainingcentre.gr

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