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RAEST (2018-2020)

RAEST - Resilient Affordable Eco-School Training

Website: www.ecoschooltraining.eu

Funded by: Erasmus+ programme of the EU Commission
Measure: Strategic partnership for development of innovation in school education
2018-1-BG01-KA201-047856

Start date: 01 November 2018
Duration: 24 months

Partnership

  • University of Forestry, Sofia, Bulgaria (project coordinator)
  • EcologyKM Ltd., Brestovitza, Bulgaria
  • PRIVATE SCHOOL "SUN RAY“, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • EUFORA CHIOS ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES AND SERVICES, Vouno Chios, Greece
  • KOTSIRAS ANASTASIOS (NURBS), Athens, Greece
  • OAED - European Education Consultancy and Coaching Services, Istanbul, Turkey
  • ZAMS - Zavod Antona Martina Slomska, Maribor, Slovenia

Aims and objectives

Provision of training to teachers in order to:

  • Introduce affordable ecology training in the existing curriculums (e.g. could be added to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) courses, or provide it as extra-curricular activity);
  • Engage the youth of today to protect the climate of tomorrow;
  • Ensure young people have the power to be the change for sustainability that our world needs by engaging them in fun, action-oriented and socially responsible learning.

Target groups

  • School teachers of primary education
  • School networks of primary education

Beneficiaries

  • Students of primary education
  • Student bodies of primary education
  • Society as a whole

Outcomes

  • IO1: Affordable ecology benchmarking methodology and tools for schools
  • IO2: ABC guide and training material
  • IO3: “Affordable ecology” portal with interactive teaching tools, as well as tool to generate an own project idea, including a video library with “best tips towards affordable school ecology”
  • IO4: Smart app with 25 ecology related affordable best and good practices illustrated via range of attractive 3D animations/videos