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SKILLS * KNOWLEDGE * ATTITUDES

An Erasmus + funded training course in Asturias, Spain

16th - 23rd of September 2015

A little about...

THE TRAINING COURSE

Soil for Life - Science & Skills for Environmental Education,  is a training course that intends to address the need for non formal and informal environmental education to be skillfully grounded in contemporary sciences by the use of holistic learning models and experiential approaches.

 

* Let's get Down to Earth *

...on this journey we will try & find hidden connections, that sustain the soil from which thoughts, feelings & actions flourish by taking care of this beautiful living planet, sometimes called Gaia...

People, Place & Process

The alchemy of learning

RATIONALE & OBJECTIVES

There is a growing demand for environmental education to become holistic, practical, & inclusive, based on contemporary scientific understanding; building bridges between formal, informal & non formal education.

Click here to read the objectives!

Main Aim

To create synergies between analytic skills based on critical thinking & holistic science, and  life skills for community living, that include social and interpersonal skills focused on caring for a healthy life, environment and community.

Target group & PARTNER COUNTRIES

This course is designed for experienced youth workers, environmental educators, unemployed youth with life science studies interested in alternative education, and NGO's volunteers working on ecological or community projects.

PARTNER COUNTRIES: CZ * SP * IT * PT * BE * UK * HU * PL * 

Funding & Costs

This project is co-funded with support from the European Commission, thanks to the Erasmus +  program.

Click here to read about the participation fee & Travel reimbursement. 

 

Learning Models

Nature Based Methods

Kolb's Experiential cycle.

Bloom's Taxonomy: - "Head, Heart, Hands",

The Ecological Senses: -  "Sense of Place, Self and Community"

Formal, non-formal & Informal Education

Organized by GAIA Y SOFIA S.L.L

More info lidia[a]gaiaysofia.com