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Green Education: New Ideas for Teaching Environmental Sustainability and Respect for Nature

This course is designed to equip educators and teachers with innovative and engaging approaches to teaching environmental sustainability, fostering respect for nature, and inspiring students to become responsible global citizens. Through interactive lessons and hands-on activities, participants will explore new ideas and strategies for incorporating green education into their teaching practices.

Description

Upon completion of this course, educators will be well-equipped to infuse their teaching with green education principles, inspiring students to appreciate nature, practice environmental sustainability, and actively contribute to a more sustainable and eco-conscious world.   

  • Introduction to Green Education (4 hours) – Defining green education and its importance in the modern world. – Understanding the principles of environmental sustainability. – Exploring the role of educators in promoting green values. – Hands-on activity: Identifying local environmental issues.
  • Creative Nature-Based Learning (4 hours) – Integrating nature into the curriculum. – Outdoor and experiential learning activities. – Nature journaling and exploration. – Designing nature-inspired lessons and projects.  
  • Environmental Science and Conservation (4 hours) – Teaching environmental science concepts. – The importance of biodiversity and conservation. – Practical conservation activities. – Case studies of successful conservation projects.
  • Eco-Friendly Practices in Education (4 hours) – Creating sustainable and eco-friendly classrooms. – Reducing waste and conserving resources. – Building community partnerships for green initiatives. – Eco-friendly school projects.
  • Empowering Students as Environmental Stewards (4 hours) – Fostering a sense of responsibility and activism in students. – Encouraging student-led environmental projects. – Preparing students to address global environmental challenges. – Developing a green education action plan for your school.

20/24/28/40 hours 
Course location: Infol – Innovation Training Orientation and Employment
Site:  Rome
Number of days of training: 5/6/7/10
Lesson time: 4 hours 
Language of instruction: English,French, Turkish, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish,Bulgarian, Romanian. 

Learning objectives

  • Understand the principles and importance of green education.
  • Develop creative nature-based teaching strategies
  • Gain knowledge of environmental science and conservation principles
  • Implement eco-friendly practices within educational settings.
  • Empower students to become environmental stewards and advocates.

Upcoming sessions

Location: Roma

  • September 2024: Week 2 (September 9 – 13)
  • October 2024: Week 3 (October 14 – 18)
  • November 2024: Week 4 (November 18 – 22)
  • December 2024: Week 3 (December 16 – 20)
  • January 2025: Week 4 (January 20 – 24)
  • February 2025: Week 4 (February 24 – 28)
  • March 2025: Week 4 (March 24 – 28)
  • April 2025: Week 5 (April 28 – May 2)
  • June 2025: Week 1 (June 2 – 6)
  • July 2025: Week 1 (June 30 – July 4)
  • September 2025: Week 2 (September 8 – 12)
  • November 2025: Week 2 (November 10 – 14)
  • December 2025: Week 3 (December 15 – 19)