Projekty

MOON

MOON

Love Earth to the Moon and Back : Development of ECurriculum on Climate Change and Environmental Education for Secondary Education Students in Online Learning Platform

Programme: Erasmus+
KA220-SCH - Cooperation Partnerships in School Education
Project Acronym : Le_MOON
Project Duration : 36 months (01.11.2021 – 01.11.2024 )

Coordinator: Tauferova střední odborná škola veterinární Kroměříž Czech Republic- Kroměříž www.vetkm.cz
Partners :
1. Manısa Celal Bayar Unıversıty    Turkey Manisa  www.cbu.edu.tr
2. Manisa İl Afet ve Acil Durum Müdürlüğü     Turkey Manisa  www.manisaafad.gov.tr
3. Vytauto Dıdzıojo Unıversıtetas  Lithuania Kaunas www.vdu.lt
4. ACD - Agency for Cultural Diplomacy (Agentur für Kulturdiplomatie) Austria Wien www.acdvienna.org
5. Instytut Rozwoju Sportu I Edukacjı Poland  Warszawa  www.sportinstytut.pl
6. Móðurmál - samtök um tvítyngi   Iceland Reykjavík   www.modurmal.com
7. Lycée Louis Jouvet de Taverny France Taverny http://www.lyc-jouvettaverny.ac-versailles.fr/

Project Aim: Le_MOON aims to develop an online environmental education mainly for secondary education students and all individuals as well so that they can understand the ecological balance and their roles in this balance. It is also aimed that individuals gain sustainable perspectives on a correct environmental management and the necessary skills to be active participants who report higher levels of concern for environmental issues

The project consists of three phases :

  1. Phase (Year 1) Tasks: a)Preparation activities before the actual project activities ( press release...etc) b) Desk research to review available insights into climate change and environmental issues of secondary education students, what they do to address these, and the kinds of activities that schools have put in place to address them (reviewing academic and some non academic (grey) literature.) c) Focus group discussions with young people, teachers, youth workers, policy makers and wider community to explore needs and experiences. d) Integration of literature reviews and needs and experiences into a framework that offers guidance on the e-curriculum e) Digital competence development training for teachers and others to create open digital resources.
  2. Phase (Years 2 and 3) Tasks: a)Selecting and Building the e-learning platform b)Workshops with students, teachers, and youth workers to creatively co-develop the teaching and learning materials. c)Planning the piloting studies of the developed activities and resources with a sample of learners/teachers and enriching the activities and materials technologically d)Developing e-module for in service teacher training on 'responsible use of technologies'.
  3. Phase (Year 3) Tasks: a) Developing a Guidebook on the culturally-specific translation of the e-curriculum developed (in Phase 1) and activities (in Phase 2) with a recommendation on how non participatory schools should translate them into their own particular contexts. b) Developing a Handbook with extra curricular activities (sports activities, artistic activities and scientific activities / traditional games, storytelling...etc) and a scenario book complemented with a glossary and manual for mobile learning (how to integrate mobile devices and applications; web based tools and other online services deemed compatible with the scenarios) c) A summary (recommendation) for policy makers.
  • There are transnational project meetings (four) , online meetings (six- each January and July ), learning teaching training activities (five), and multiplier events scheduled.
  • Le_MOON will carry out a campaign with the title of '1,5 ' including a range of local and international activities such as an online photovoice exhibition followed by participatory dramas, virtual mobility prior to the international forum where young people will create a Solutions' Proposal on environmental issues for policy makers, some sport events, online /Intalksessions with invited speakers.

What outcomes, including project results when relevant, are expected during the project and on its completion?

The Environmental Education provided by Le_MOON , will increase both secondary education students' and all the others' environmental knowledge and performance; It will be ensured that project target groups and the wider community as well are raised as citizens who are aware of the problems facing the world, know how to solve these problems and
volunteer to do so. Thanks to the cooperation of partners ( almost all working in different fields) suggestions will be made to include environmental management in each country's strategic plans. Concrete outputs that will reveal the widespread impact of the project in line with this purpose are as follows;

  1. e-Curriculum Program: Le_MOON will design a futureoriented climate change and environmental education e-curriculum to be implemented through (online) educational technologies which will better meet the needs of individuals.The achievements of the current programs will be tailored into our e-curriculum according to our target audience and changing environmental conditions.
  2. e-learning platform: It is a digital platform where the project works will be implemented and the outputs shared (information, trainings, deliverables and resources). Anyone interested will be able to easily access that digital environment and use it as an OER (open educational resource). This platform will both serve as a digital portfolio to share and keep project actions and results (ecurriculum program and e-modules...etc) and as an interactive communication tool for the project stakeholders and the wider community
  3. e-modules: E-modules will be developed in accordance with the e-curriculum program. These modules will be goal-oriented and will contain activity and material sets to reach those goals. Teaching- Learning activities and their material sets co-created by teachers, researchers, youth workers, students and third sector persons will be included in e-modules. Those e -modules will bridge the gap as a great number of teachers suggest that the materials and resources are too limited to provide an efficient environmental education (see at : https://www.schooleducationgateway.eu/en/pub/viewpoints/surveys/survey-on-climate-education.htm)

Added benefits:
Le_MOON will bring about some positive changes in attitudes and behaviors and some competences built on the knowledge and skills acquired through Le_MOON. Of all the target competences, Le_MOON primarily aims to improve the digital competences of individuals as to fit for 21st century education; While doing the project actions and creating the outputs , secondary education students and other target audience (teachers, youth workers, 3rd sector employees, volunteers, parents, employees of the institution) will make use of the 21st century skills and have a unique chance and motivation of promoting their competency over digital , ecological , information and media literacy . They will also promote their language ,communication and organizational competency. Thanks to the outputs of the project, all stakeholders, especially secondary education students, are expected to grasp the ecological elements of environmental science and the impact of human activities on climate change. Environmental practices that do not cause global warming (ecotourismbased rural development, organic agriculture and nature sports ... etc) will be included; The target audience will be ensured to be environmentally sensitive individuals with a "zero waste" understanding by those environmentally- friendly practices. As statistically known, advanced environmental education includes more science and less attention by the disadvantaged and female students. Accordingly there are less females and the disadvantaged in that study field.
Le_MOON aims to change that statistic in favour of females and the disadvantaged through inclusion ; Being included, the students will increase their career and entrepreneurship skills and more young people will become environmental scientists.

Webside MOON project: https://lemoonproject.org/

 

The first inTalk session of the LE_Moon Erasmus+ Project took place on 30th March 2022

Love Earth to the Moon and Back

1st session

Title: “Grüne Botschaft - green message: Love letters to Earth …

The first inTalk session of the LE_Moon Erasmus+ Project took place on 30th March 2022 between 9am and 11am on video-conferencing platform ZOOM. The meeting was hosted by Ms Tatjana Christelbauer.

She talked about the importance of art in combating climate change. At the beginning, she introduced a few motoric exercises which were to stimulate students’ minds and souls by playing with a little feather. Later Ms Christelbauer elaborated on how art can express one’s concerns about nature in the modern world, move people’s hearts and encourage them to act in defense of our home – Earth. To illustrate her speech, she presented the work of Friedensreich Hundertwasser, an Austrian Artist who is also involved in the protection on the environment.

Friedensreich Hundertwasser: “Green town”

781 Green Town, 1978 - Friedensreich Hundertwasser - WikiArt.org

In her presentation she also mentioned the United Nations’ and European Union’s approach to global warming. It displayed videos that explained both institutions’ stance on this topic and showed 17 UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. This project is focused on SDG number 13 and 15.Obraz2.png

File:Sustainable Development Goals jp.svg - Wikimedia Commons

In the last part of the meeting the students were to write “Love letters to Earth”.  Those were drawings, speeches and poems that expressed their feelings towards mother Earth, their concerns, hopes and dreams of bright future and unimpaired ecosystem. Students all around the world made beautiful testimonies of their love and solicitude for the planet and engagement in the protection of it.

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We present the next stage of activities as part of the Love Earth to the Moon and Back project. From May 29, volunteers from the Secondary School with Bilingual Units Władysław Jagiełło in Płock are hosted by the city of Kromieryż, in the Czech Republic. In Tauferova Strědni Odborná Škola Veterinární, they are primarily working under the supervision of Manisa Celal Bayar University staff on the preparation of materials for the development of a curriculum for environmental education in secondary schools, which is to be one of the final results of the project. Apart from the workshops, the volunteers also have time to meet project partners from Austria, the Czech Republic, Lithuania, France and Turkey, and for sightseeing. On Tuesday, June 2, 2022, they visited the Town Hall of Kromieryż, where Messrs. Karel Holík and Vít Peštuka told them, among others, about how the city combines environmental policy with the promotion of sport and care for the health of its inhabitants.
 
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II spotkanie projektowe Le Moon 19-23.09.2022r.

Przedstawiciele projektu Love Earth to the Moon and Back, czyli nauczyciele z Liceum Ogólnokształcące im. Władysława Jagiełły w Płocku gościli w pięknym Kownie w dniach 19-23.09.2022r.

Gospodarzem wizyty był Vytauto Didziojo Universitetas, a jej tematem była: ‘Teacher digital competence development for creating open digital resources. Intermediate e-curriculum evaluation’.

Wspólnie z partnerami z Litwy, a także z Tauferova střední odborná škola veterinární Kroměříž z Czech, Manisa İl Afet ve Acil Durum Müdürlüğü oraz MANISA CELAL BAYAR UNIVERSITY z Turcji, ACD – Agency for Cultural Diplomacy (Agentur für Kulturdiplomatie) z Austrii, Móðurmál – samtök um tvítyngi z Islandii i Lycée Louis Jouvet de Taverny z Francji pracowaliśmy nad ewaluacją wstępnej wersji e-programu nauczania dla edukacji ekologicznej w szkołach średnich, a także rozpoczęliśmy prace nad konstruowaniem platformy e-learningowej, której stworzenie jest również jednym z celów projektu.

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Poniedziałek rozpoczął się od przedstawienia partnerów projektu, planów spotkań oraz prezentacji na temat kraju i miasta naszych gospodarzy. W drugiej części spotkania, koordynator projektu, Lubomir Hajek z Tauferova střední odborná škola veterinární, poinformował uczestników mobilności o zrealizowanych do tej pory działaniach, a także o aspektach finansowych projektu. W sesji popołudniowej wzięliśmy udział w warsztatach dotyczących kształtowania i rozwijania kompetencji cyfrowych oraz umiejętności tworzenia materiałów cyfrowych u nauczycieli i osób pracujących z młodzieżą prowadzonych przez Eštelę Dauksiene.

Poranna sesja we wtorek była w całości poświęcona e-programowi nauczania. Hanife Karakaya z MANISA CELAL BAYAR UNIVERSITY przedstawiła jego szkic: opis, cele oraz sugerowaną treść poszczególnych e-modułów. Wspólnie analizowaliśmy ich treść oraz podejmowaliśmy decyzje dotyczące ich zawartości. Po południu wzięliśmy udział w webinarze: A Place for Knowledge Building organizowanym przez The European Digital Education na platfromie Teams. Oprócz sesji z zaproszonymi ekspertami, szkolenie zapewniło również udział w dyskusjach na temat sposobów poszerzania i kształtowania wiedzy z pozostałymi uczestnikami. Ostatnia tego dnia sesja, poprowadzona przez Irmantasa Adomaitisa, prezentowała narzędzia i aplikacje, które mogą zostać wykorzystane w platfromie e-learningowej tworzonej w ramach naszego projektu.

Środowy poranek przebiegał pod znakiem narzędzi i aplikacji cyfrowych, które mogą być użyteczne dla zarządzania i realizowania założeń projektu. Tatjana Christelbauer z ACD z Austrii uwrażliwiała nas na aspekty dyplomatyczne i kulturowe podejmowanych działań. Z kolei Geraldine Fitoussi-Hoffman, fizyczka, matematyczka oraz była pracownica francuskiego Państwowego Ośrodka Badań Kosmicznych, opowiadała o dobrych praktykach w używaniu technologii informacyjno-komputerowej. W sesji popołudniowej prowadzonej przez Lazara Bulatovica dowiadywaliśmy się o narzędziach (np. NVDA) i aplikacjach stosowanych przez osoby niewidzące i niedowidzące do obsługi komputerów. Dzień zakończyliśmy ewaluacją wstępnej wersji e-programu nauczania.

W czwartek przebywaliśmy na świeżym powietrzu zwiedzając piękny ogród botaniczny należący do goszczącego nas Uniwersytetu oraz uczestnicząc w warsztatach o tematyce dotyczącej ochrony środowiska pn. „Climate Change – see, feel, change” organizowanych w mobilnym muzeum na jego terenie. Mieliśmy też czas, żeby podziwiać lokalne zabytki. Trzeba przyznać, że Kowno jest przepięknym miastem.  

Piątek był poświęcony ewaluacji wszystkich sesji treningowych oraz planowaniu i ustalaniu kolejnych etapów projektu. Ten dzień przyniósł również pożegnanie z koleżankami i kolegami, z którymi spędziliśmy pięć dni bardzo intensywnej pracy.

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