The SchoolsGoGreen project is in alignment with the 2019 EU GREEN DEAL Recommendation of the European Commission which encourages member states to uptake the challenge for a green transformation and transition towards a greener and healthier planet. Nowadays, solving ecological problems requires increase of peoples’ awareness, attitudes and knowledge about these issues. The project aims to promote a Green Oriented Framework to complement the 8 key competences, which will be related to the promotion of generic green skills. The project will also provide a complete Tool Kit with a Green Educational Pack promoting related knowledge, abilities, values and attitudes needed to live in sustainable communities, new multi-media material, assessment procedures through the Open Badges and innovative activities for children, such as the Go Green Homes, Go Green Mummies, Be My Green Model etc.
Direct Target group: Primary school teachers and children (6-12 years old)
Indirect Target groups: Schools, NGOs, local authorities, parents’ associations, policy makers etc.
- To help and support primary children and primary school teachers in creating their own Whole School Green Policy.
- To promote an environmentally friendly mind-set that could contribute towards the protection of the environment and prevent climate change.
- To equip pupils from a very young age with knowledge and competences to address environmental issues and challenges that affect their communities.
- To upgrade teachers’ skills, as well as enhance their teaching methodologies and tools so that they can contribute to the protection of the environment.