CLIMATE CARES! EDUCATION FOR A BETTER ENVIRONMENT - ROVANIEMI, FINLAND
Project Management Spain Erasmus Plus
Organization ID (OID): E10039300
Book your spot with peace of mind in PMS ERASMUS PLUS. Great FLEXIBILITY in these difficult times postponing dates or even refunding course fees in case of force majeure.
The course is aimed for teachers and school staff from pre-school level to primary, secondary, vocational, adult and special needs education, staff of non-government organizations, government and policy makers and company staff. Non-native English trainers expecting participants to have at least B1 level of English proficiency.
The course will focus on how to develop a real environment consciousness at schools and how to improve and implement ecologist thinking and environment care in the classroom, how to empower the children in order to fight climate change, adapt healthy and respectful planet habits in their daily life as well as show them how to implement those in their communities.
You will learn and practice several activities, indoor and outdoor, acquiring concrete skills and materials needed in order to develop capacities, skills and thoughts able to fight, as citizens, the illness that is affecting to our planet.
The aim of this course is to educate better children today who will generate a better citizenship of tomorrow. As well as achieve Belgrade Charter on Environmental Education goals. Such as:
Collaborate with the educational community so that they acquire greater sensitivity, environmental awareness and associated issues.
Help to acquire a basic understanding of the environment, the presence and participation of the community in it and its problems, to generate a critical responsibility.
Acquire social values and interest in the environment, so that they actively participate in their protection, conservation and improvement.
Acquire skills to solve environmental problems
Develop a sense of responsibility and awareness of problems in the environment in general and the environment in particular, so as to ensure the adoption of appropriate measures.
One of the strengths of the Course lies in their several practical activities and the amount of material that every teacher will carry out back to their country. Not only as material, also as critical thinking of human beings who will play a very important role in their communities new generations of men and women.
The course methodology will have daily motivation activities, self-knowledge, self improvement, working in pairs and groups, simulations and networking not only in the classroom but also in outdoor activities. The course has been structured on practical, funny and very motivated activities. The methodology will transform every teacher in a empower version of them as a environment conscious human who cares about their pupils development but also about how to create a better and more fair society.
The course will have lectures, seminars and workshops to ensure full comprehension and every day assignment support. In addition, participants will work and receive a huge amount of documents as course’s material to implement this subject or simply to have fun with their pupils doing activities indoor and outdoor.
At the end of the course, the company will provide the participants an attendance certificate including the detailed information about the course, e.g. title, program and schedule. In addition, a Europass Mobility Certificate can be added on request.
Climate change: characteristics and impact
After this course you will be able of:
Promote a model of city and society more, fair, supportive, equitable and natural.
Promote in the educational centers a process of reflection and action oriented to development of sustainable environmental and social identity traits.
Achieve an education for sustainable development linked to the management of the center teacher and curriculum deployment.
Acquire holistic thinking skills, knowledge, attitudes and behaviors about the use and management of the resources of the center and the environment.
Analyze the socio-environmental school, local and global reality.
To improve and generate better links between your pupils, their families, schools and the community as a whole
To strengthen European collaboration among – past, present and future– participants in the course.
To improve your English skills
Make contacts with new partners interested in developing European Projects through specific networking activities.
The course’s trainers usually welcome participants on Sunday afternoon and give them all the course material. The main training activities, instruction and practices will take place from Monday to Friday. On another note, participants will be involved in cultural activities held by PMS ERASMUS PLUS during afternoon time, most likely on Monday, Tuesday and Friday. Moreover, on Thursday morning all participants will be able to explain their own school and KA1 project to the rest of participants and work all together to set up future eTwinnings or even KA2 projects. After that, all of them will have the possibility to enjoy an optional activity to deepen in the searching of new partners, enjoying a great day full of motivating and funny activities. Finally, there will be a course’ roundup and a final evaluation on Saturday morning and the delivery of the certificates of attendance.
It exists a standard indicative daily program for each of the courses base on the goals and aims written before. However, the course can be personalized each week base on participants needs and professional profiles.
Moreover, some of the activities to run during the sessions of the course can be:
- Cultural activity: Discovering the city and its cultural heritage. You will receive a guided tour in Artikum Museum of Rovaniemi with an experienced guide included in course fees.
- Cultural activity: You will have the chance to discover the heritage of Finnish inhabitants receiving freely the Culture Pass of the city. It opens the door to three exceptional culture locations in Rovaniemi: Arktikum, Korundi and Science Centre Pilke.
- Networking activity: Presentation of your own school and your KA1 PROJECT: 5W's. WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, WHY with all participants from the course and other structured courses of the company.
- Networking activity: Guided session to find your best partner for a future JOB SHADOWING and/or KA229 PROJECT.
- Cultural activity: you can meet Santa Claus and cross the magical Arctic Circle at the Santa Claus Village in a free tour from Rovaniemi.
- Optional dinner in the center of Rovamiemi. Networking activity to deepen the relationship between all participants.
CLIMATE CARES! will attend courses during 2021 and 2022 in following dates:
From Sunday 17th January to Saturday 23rd.
From Sunday 14th February to Saturday 20th.
From Sunday 18th July to Saturday 24th.
SPAIN , ALICANTE:
From Sunday 10th October to Saturday 16th.
From Sunday 13th June to Saturday 19th.
From Sunday 5th September to Saturday 11th.
FRANCE, LA RÉUNION:
From Sunday 24th October to Saturday 30th.
FRANCE – PARIS:
From Sunday 31st October to Saturday 6th November.
From Sunday 5th December to Saturday 11th.
FRANCE – MARTINIQUE:
From Sunday 16th January to Saturday 22nd.
ITALY – FIRENZE:
From Sunday 3rd April to Saturday 4th.
ICELAND – REYKJAVÍK:
From Sunday 24th April to Saturday 30th.
From Sunday 17th July to Saturday 23rd.
FRANCE – PARIS:
From Sunday 29th May to Saturday 4th June.
PORTUGAL – LISBOA:
From Sunday 2nd October to Saturday 8th.
SPAIN – ALICANTE:
From Sunday 9th October to Saturday 15th.
IRELAND – DUBLIN:
From Sunday 23rd October to Saturday 29th.
From Sunday 4th December to Saturday 10th.
COSTS AND ERASMUS + FUNDING
The cost of the seven day course is 490€, including course fee, certification and support fee, cultural and sport activities in the city. The company offers an Optional cultural package to deepen in relationship between all participants.
The course training course is tailored to be fully funded by Erasmus + to teachers, trainers, headmasters and any other staff of education organizations. Furthermore trainers can help in Key Action 1 Application to ensure that participants can get the grant and could be eligible to receive an Erasmus + grant that cover all the costs of the course.
The company will develop during the SUMMER and the EASTER GREAT NETWORKING WEEKS, where all participants of training courses participate together in cultural and funny activities. Those GREAT NETWORKING WEEKS will involve participants from all courses of the company. Every participant of each training course will have the opportunity to spend some funny time and to meet more people than in another simple course. All courses of the company include some cultural, sport and historical networking activities during the week. Activities will involve participants from other courses of the company in order to create a great environment and to find the perfect partner for future projects in common. Networking activities are designed to deepen the relationship between all participants. Moreover, in all editions we’re going to run different Erasmus + courses at the same time, just giving you different options to come with other colleagues from the same school and to enjoy together in free and optional activities that our company offers during the week.
Specifically speaking, participants are invited to spend a great networking day on Thursday in some relevant place of the city. During the morning time we’ll meet all participants together for a networking session where you’ll be able to briefly explain your own school and your KA1 project and be able to find suitable partners for future eTwinnings or even KA2 projects. In order to do that you should bring with you a presentation of your own KA1 Erasmus + Project. Moreover, you’ll have the chance to discover the culture of the country you’re visiting thanks to a great optional culture runned during afternoon time. This activity day will connect participants of different courses to match perfect partners for future relationships in European Projects. Furthermore, at the end of the week, all actors of the different courses will be asked to participate in a lunch in some special place in the city.
We aim to get an effective follow-up to stimulate peer networking, to keep in touch and to share opinions, experiences and practices for unlimited with European tools like eTwinning and other different ways of connection, such as e-mail, individual Skype calls, phone, WhatsApp or Facebook Group. Furthermore PMS ERASMUS PLUS will upload documents, videos and photos of the course on icloud, Dropbox or Google drive and will encourage all participants to share their own creation to have the maximum information in common benefits. In addition, those pictures and videos of the training course can be used for visibility and dissemination purposes.
- 05.12.2021 > 11.12.2021 (ID: 164015)
- 04.12.2022 > 10.12.2022 (ID: 164016)
- Register before 20.11.2022