Education for Sustainable Development – Sustainability in our schools
The main aim is to familiarize with the concepts of sustainable development and the implementation of concrete activities in the school. The course is based on innovative methodologies and techniques to teach sustainability in order our pupils to be more responsible and active on environmental issues and empower them to change their attitude and behavior towards a sustainable future.
It leads to a Level 7 EQC Certificate, accompanied by a Europass Certicicate Supplement with 10 transferable ECVET points
Are you concerning in living a more environmental friendly way? And teaching your pupils on following your example? Join our Education For Sustainable Development course and combine learning the fundamentals of sustainability, apply good practices in your school and outdoors with the unrivaled Greek hospitality.
This course is addressed to school principals, vice-principals or teachers interested in introducing in their lesson sustainability principles and challenge to change the environmental attitude of their pupils to a more active and responsible one.
At the end of this course, the participants will:
Non formal learning and experiential techniques are the basis of this course. Our approach is to base the learning process on practical rather than theoretical knowledge. The course is designed on active learning methods and collaborative activities and, at the end of the course, each participant should be able to use the taught techniques effectively. Lessons will be held in our centre’s classrooms and computer lab, as well as outside
Every participant will have to fill a questionnaire which helps the trainers to customize the course to better fit their needs.
Attendants will get instructions and material which will help them to be prepared for the courses needs.
This course will explore the following issues:
During the course, we organize a study visit to a local school where we will also make a case study. This study visit is structured and accompanied by reflective activities. There is no extra cost for these study visits.
There are three outdoor learning activities:
There is no extra cost for these activities.
There is also an optional social programme for those interested. This programme may include an intercultural night, lunches and dinners at different restaurants, going out for a drink or coffee, or even an extra excursion – if there is time! These activities depend on participant needs and wants, and those participating in them will have to pay for what they choose to eat and drink. If there is an optional excursion, they will also have to pay van costs and any other expenses (e.g. museum tickets)
The participants will get material which includes information about all the areas covered at the course, lesson plans, all the produced outcomes of the course, useful links and more.
The above material can be freely used by the participants at their school.
This course is for every teacher in primary, secondary, adult or vocational education and training.
The duration of the course is 7 training days and the cost is 490€. This amount can be fully covered via an Erasmus+ grant provided by your National Agency.
If you have received a grant for a shorter or longer course, let us know! There are options available.
Kalamata is a nice sea-side city in the south of Greece. It’s a quiet top golf destination and the Telegraph has included it in Europe’s 13 must-visit cities.
During your stay here you can stay wherever you want. However, we do propose accommodation. Which we can book for you and from which we offer free transfers to all course sites and activities.
Assistance is available. Don’t hesitate to ask us for help!
We do not ask for money upfront. You can pay whenever you want including when you arrive here.
We have never canceled a course. We offer our courses only at our headquarters in Kalamata and only a few times per year. As a result, on top of being able to offer quality services all around, we do not have to fly trainers all over the globe and worry about local agents and the extra costs that these incur.