practice: Education

Green in Everyday Life

Green Homes is an educational program for families that are concerned about the environmental and social impact of their decisions and daily habits. Through this program the families receive practical recommendations to reduce their consumption and provide the organizers of the program with, for example, their electricity and water bills, which allows the organizers to …

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E-PPR – e-Learning modules

The project has developed four e-learning modules: one for primary school children, one for secondary school students, one for adults and one for professional disaster responders. Each e-learning module is tailored to the specific needs of its target group and covers the prevention, preparedness and response to four types of natural disasters: floods, storms, heat …

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Expedition Greenland – Learning sustainability form the Vikings

Learning sustainability from the Vikings? The “Greenland Expedition” project shows pupils the parallels between today’s environmental and living situation and that of the Vikings. The project has created educational material that provides attractive access to sustainable development topics and allows for interdisciplinary teaching. Learning sustainability from the Vikings? That is possible! The “Greenland Expedition” project …

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PowerPlayer

PowerPlayer is a resource that consists of a strategic classroom game, an online companion and a teacher training pack. The game is focussed around clothing manufacturers and aims to introduce the concept of sustainable entrepreneurship to 12 -15 years old. PowerPlayer is a resource that consists of a strategic classroom game,an  online companion and a …

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Spiral (Špirála)

The Špirála / Spiral is a Slovak nationwide network of organizations dedicated to environmental education and training. Spiral is a non-governmental, non-profit organization founded as an interest association of legal entities, established in June 2001. The organization is a member of the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). The Spiral prepares and implements projects to support …

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Hurray out (Hurá Von)

The Centre for Environment and Ethical Education ŽIVICA civic organization in its educational projects SADOVO, GREEN SCHOOL, CITY BEES, GARDEN TEACHING and EDUCATIONAL CENTER ZAJEŽOVÁ, inspires teachers and parents how to learn outdoors meaningfully. The aims are: Pleasure – children like to learn outside because they are naturally curious, and exterior offers the opportunity to …

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Conscious (Vedomé)

The founders were inspired by the film INCEPTION, in which a spinning teetotum determined whether a person was awake or dreaming. If it did not stop spinning, it shows, that person was dreaming, but if it leaned to the side over time and fell, it meant, that person was in a reality in which the …

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Environmental education centre Dropie (Stredisko environmentálnej výchovy Dropie)

The Dropie Environmental Education Centre is established by the Slovak Environment Agency and it is the only residential centre in Slovakia. It is located on Rye Island. Centre Dropie provides non-formal education in the form of practical environmental education for a wide target group (teachers, children, adolescents, families). The programs are focused on learning about …

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Green School (Zelená škola)

The Green School is an educational program designed for kindergartens, primary, secondary and special schools, which take daily steps to reduce the ecological footprint, do what they teach, teach differently and inspire parents and local governments. The aim of the program is to support school communities that, through cooperation, change their environmental behaviour, thus contributing …

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