GREENTRACE addresses the gaps of competences of youth workers, sport leaders and environmental educators, in providing effective active sustainable learning to young people.
The need for SUSTAINABILITY EDUCATION arises from young people's demand to create innovative, youth-driven solutions to face the climate crisis.
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Greentrace Main Topics
Developing youth workers’ skills in providing young people with effective learning about sustainability
Creating an innovative learning approach to sustainability through sport, active learning and outdoor education
Promoting green behaviour among young people by enhancing their skills for a sustainable lifestyle
GREENTRACE is a project funded by the Erasmus+ Programme - Cooperation partnerships in Youth
Develop new approaches of active outdoor education, to promote green awareness and to embed sustainable behaviours among young people.
a) Support a sport-sustainability strategy, combining a new outdoor education with active approaches in different European territorial contexts
b) Enhance the competencies of youth workers and other operators working with youth, through the development of new designs of sustainable learning in multidisciplinary contexts
c) Improve the effectiveness of new approaches in sustainability education developing new assessment systems in the context of non-formal/informal learning
d) Create an innovative method of sustainable education applicable in different learning contexts
e) Increase youth leaders' ability to foster the inclination of young people to explore as a method of participation, connecting youth to territories and communities
Sustainability Analysis & Methodology definition
Workshops for youth workers and educators
Testing of new learning approaches
Sustainability Analysis Report: study concerning sustainability learning in the frame of a new methodology based on sport, youth participation and exploration
Assessment Tools to evaluate the impact of the new approaches developed
Two-level Portfolio of Competences for young people: certifying youth participation in the territories and their engagement in new sustainable behaviours
Final Methodology Report + Interactive Handbook for youth workers: providing effective methods of sustainability education through sport, active learning and outdoor education
Youth workers' portfolio: certifying the new competences acquired in stimulating young people’s sustainability skills
Digital Platform: a network to share resources online, to increase cooperation at European level on active sustainability learning among: youth workers and between youth workers' organisations and other professionals; and young people