The concept of a new model for environmental education
on 3-4 December 2020
of the project entitled “Leave your Environmentalist Spirit Online for the Black Sea Basin”
Two-day Workshop “The concept of a new model for environmental education” of the project with title “Leave your Environmentalist Spirit Online for the Black Sea Basin “with number 1064 and with the acronym “Spirit BSB Online “was organized online on 3-4 December 2020, by the International Centre for Social Research and Policy Analysis.
The aim of the workshop was to discuss and establish the concept of a new model for environmental education.
The workshop was attended by 44 representatives of target groups and with the online participation of all four partners.
Workshop Agenda & Content included:
First day of the Workshop started with the welcoming speeches of the Chairman of the International Centre for Social Research and Policy Analysis, Dr. George Ivaniashvili -Orbeliani. The workshop continued with the short presentation of the project by local Project Coordinator Mrs. Elene Chkheidze. The event was followed with the Presentations by the experts of the Model of the Environmental Education in Romania, Turkey and Georgia. The workshop was closed with the questions and remarks by the participants.
Second day of the workshop was opened with welcoming speech and introduction of the agenda for the day II. The workshop was continued with discussion about the existing ecological education in the three partner countries, where participants presented their views. The next and the main session of the workshop was choosing and deciding what information should be retained as relevant to the environmental education model specific to each country. Experts and representatives of the national authorities and sectoral agencies presented their common view, that the model should be focused on practical and entertaining issues rather than just providing theoretical knowledge, most of which is for example already included in national curriculums of some partner countries. The discussion was focused on the way to creating the model which could be successful in case of all three countries, which have different current status of ecological education.
The participants focused on choosing and deciding what information should be retained as relevant to the environmental education model specific to each country.
The workshop was closed with expression of the stakeholders and target groups of readiness and interest to engage in project actively. The school representatives confirmed their readiness to include created educational model in their program.