Sustainable Development in the VET Sector: Nurturing Skills for a Greener Future

Sustainable development is a crucial concept in today’s world, emphasizing the need to meet present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own. In this context, the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector holds a pivotal role in shaping a workforce capable of addressing the challenges of sustainability.  Sustainable development encompasses […]

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The GreenVETers Multiplier event in Greece!

Web2Learn successfully organised the GreenVETers multiplier event in Thessaloniki, Greece, on December 14, in collaboration with the Library of the University of Macedonia!  The event was title “Forging synergies for climate action and advocacy: The role of educational institutions in tackling climate change” and aimed at enriching the dialogue among the three educational strands, namely […]

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Transforming VET Education for Sustainable Development

The GreenVETers project the final phase…  As the world faces ever-increasing environmental challenges and the call for sustainable development becomes more urgent than ever, one project stands at the cusp of a transformative milestone. The GreenVETers project is in its final phase, and it promises to revolutionize Vocational Education and Training (VET) by embedding ‘citizen […]

The Call for Sustainability in School Curriculum

As the need for a more sustainable world grows louder, the onus is usually placed on educational systems to raise a generation capable of managing the transition to sustainability. Within this context, schools must foster students’ eco-consciousness and encourage proactive engagement with environmental obligations. However, a gap exists since national educational regulations provide few direction […]

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Fostering Collective Change: The Role of Citizen Deliberation for a Sustainable Future.

As the challenges of protecting the environment and building a sustainable future increase, the role of citizens in decision-making is becoming increasingly important. One of the most effective ways to engage the public in action is through the process of citizen deliberation. Citizen Deliberation: what is it? Citizen Deliberation is a process in which a […]

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The GreenVETers project is starting the pilot phase GreenVETers pilots with (VET) teachers and students ahead…

The GreenVETers project is starting the pilot phase

In today’s rapidly changing world, addressing environmental challenges has become more crucial than ever. To ensure a sustainable future, education plays a vital role in shaping the mindset and actions of future generations. One of the Erasmus+ project GreenVETers aims is to equip vocational education and training (VET) teachers with the necessary tools to effectively […]

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Fostering Climate Action and Active Citizenship

Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges of our time, affecting every corner of the globe and demanding urgent action. In response to this global crisis, the United Nations formulated the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a comprehensive framework to address various social, economic, and environmental issues. In our last article, we talked about […]

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SDGs

If you heard of SDGs but don’t fully understand the term, here’s a brief introduction to the topic. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 global goals adopted by the United Nations in 2015 as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The SDGs aim to end poverty, protect the planet, and […]

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The GreenVETers project in full swing! GreenVETers webinars: Experts at home and in the workplace!

The GreenVETers partners have been working on this ambitious project for almost a year now with the aim to embed the democratic principles of citizen deliberation (CD), citizen engagement and deliberative democracy within official Vocational Education and Training (VET) Agriculture and Engineering courses. Many great results have already been achieved so far, but why is […]

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The European Green Deal and GreenVETers

You have probably realised by now, that the objectives of the GreenVETers project clearly support the objectives of the European Green Deal and the European Commission’s target to transform Europe into a carbon-neutral, fair, circular economy. That is, of course, the end goal. But how does the European Commission practically achieve this target? The European […]

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