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Impressions from the Greek winners’ team

The Greek team from the 3rd Junior School of Egaleo, Greece, made a little film on their impressions of their trip to Kassel.

Discover their trip and many impressions from Kassel here:

Project closure – The networking continuous…

The funding period of the GREEEN network has come to an end. 30th November 2017 is the official end of the project … but no worries … the GREEEN Network will continue. You will still find new posts on our Facebook page, the website will stay available with our newsletters, project leaflet and the guide on climate change education. You will still be able to access the GREEENHOUSE and use the materials and information on climate change provided by all GREEEN partners and by our new partners. So you can still join the Network and register now:

– click on the icon
– fill in text fields
– choose  “GREEEN” from the drop-down menu
– give a registration reason so that we know you are a real person

Policy Paper on Climate Change Education

Our experiences have shown that teachers can improve students’ awareness, understanding and actions in relation to climate change education through curricular and extracurricular activities. GREEEN used networking as the main process to enrich and strengthen these efforts, and as a result opportunities for collaboration between students, teachers and schools through a multidisciplinary approach have become varied and enriched. This paper presents the recommendations for educational policy decision makers and curriculum developers to make climate change education as an essential part of school education in line with the experiences gained in this Project.

Award Ceremony in Kassel

The three winning teams were invited to the 2-day GREEEN event that was hosted by the Landkreis Kassel, Germany. The prize of the competition was actually the trip to Kassel. All the same, we had a European award ceremony on Monday, 10th October, 2016, with all GREEEN partners and external guests. Unfortunately, there was a strike from Lufthansa and two of the three teams could not come to Kassel, as their flights were cancelled. Their projects were presented all the same and a big applause was sent to them!

And the award goes to …

In the second GREEEN award the task was to describe projects or ideas that would illustrate actions, their key outcomes, and their success in meeting the climate change challenge locally.
From the more than 50 submitted projects the European jury and the public vote decided on the three winners.
And the winner are: Continue reading And the award goes to …

Final conference – Programme

The GREEEN Network invites you to its final conference that will take place on October 10th, 2016, in the premises of the Landkreis Kassel. You will have the chance to meet the representatives of all 16 partner institutions from 12 European countries that have been involved in the project and learn about GREEEN activities and future plans.

Please find the pogramme here.

Save the date! Final conference on 10.10.16

Himmelsstürmer KasselThe GREEENWORK has the pleasure to announce its final conference on 10th of October, 2016, in Kassel, Germany. Interested people from all over Europe are welcome!
We are setting up an intersting programme with different kinds of acitivities such as workshops, excercises, a climate walk through Kassel, networking talks, a panel discussion with experts from Europe …. and last but not least the award ceremony.

The conference programme will be published soon.

2nd GREEEN Award – Take action on climate change!

Take action on climate change and make a difference!

Award_winnerAfter the successful European storytelling award with a wonderful award ceremony in Stockholm, the GREEEN team is happy to announce the second GREEEN school award.

The GREEEN team is inviting European school students (14-19 years old) to show us their projects and ideas that contribute to this momentum for change. We are looking forward to seeing young people’s innovation, and the climate change solutions they are developing in their schools or communities.

The best projects will be invited to our final conference in October 2016, in Kassel, Germany.

Find out more here.

GREEEN Storytelling Award

And the winners are …

The GREEEN storytelling award was a success! More than 55 creative stories have been submitted. From these the jury members made a pre-selection of ten stories that were published on the GREEEN Facebook page for the public to cast their vote for the three eventual winners – the number of likes had to decide on the winning stories. The teams had eight days to make sure that they would be among these.

On January 1st, 2016, the jury nominated the four winners:

Regneration_dayRegeneration day submitted
Ari Anatolian High School, Turkey Storytellers: Feyzanur Beyazlı, Arda Atahan İbiş, Bengü Süeda Şengül, Oğuzhan Topaloğlu, Aydın Mercan, Tuna Ergan, Altay Aşkın Atik

Savedfromco2Saved from carbon dioxide submitted by 2nd High School of Kessariani, Greece Storytellers: Konstantina Athanasopoulou, Katerina Gripari, Goergina Miaouli, Mano Vellis

Organic_HeroesOrganic heroes submitted by Arı Private Middle School, Turkey
Storytellers: Guzide Naz Ergen, Duru Eylul Akdogan, Umut Baris Genc, Selin Ada Cirpar, Erdem Tekin, Yigit Kilinc

ClimateChangedClimate changeD submitted by Vilnius Joachim Lelevel Secondary school, Lithuania
Storytellers: Albert Bogdanovič and Norbert Višnevski

Please click on the respective thumbnail to watch the story!

Deadline extended by 3 days

GREEEN Storytelling Award

You get 3 more days for your story.
Your stories can be submitted by December 3rd, 2015, 24:00 CET

Looking forward to your stories!
Your GREEEN Award team