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European Innovative Teaching Award
Proyecto

CYCLING ON NATURE'S WHEELS

School: Gymnasium of Polis Chrysochous

Topic(s) addressed

  • Green skills 

  • Energy (reducing energy consumption to protect the environment)

  • International relations and cooperation

Target groups

  • Public school students with socio-economic disadvantages, special learning needs

  • Newcomers

Methodologies

Multi-task activities based on an interdisciplinary approach:

  • research, individual study, making presentations 

  • motivating outdoor activities related to nature 

  • improvement of social skills, confidence, self-esteem, basic and transversal competences

  • Seminars, courses and webinars 

Environments

  • Visits from local experts (e.g. energy authority and forest department) with presentations about the importance of recycling, tree planting and reducing energy consumption. 

  • The school has been supplied with Recycle bins. 

  • People with economic obstacles were presented with wheelchairs

  • The students developed products and processes that will contribute to environmental sustainability

Teachers

Teachers seek to provide our students with a proper background for learning and personal development, fostering: 

  • proactive attitude

  • entrepreneurial skills

  • creativity

  • responsible energy consumption 

  • transferable skills

Impact

  • Pedagogical approaches were beneficial for students, teachers, organizations and communities. 

  • The main impact was to change attitudes towards nature and natural resources by developing practical eco-friendly habits 

  • The participants improved their entrepreneurial skills and improved other competencies, 

  • Leaving rate in school diminished by creating a friendlier educational environment, 

  • Promotional materials were created e.g. a logo, websites, brochures, a magazine, a guide, leaflets, descriptions of activities, presentations containing research work, questionnaires and quizzes

CYCLING ON NATURE'S WHEELS - Cyprus

Partes interesadas

Coordinadores

Gymnasium of Polis Chrysochous

Dirección
Cyprus

Agrupamento de Escolas de Moure e Ribeira do Neiva

Dirección
Portugal

Szkola Podstawowa nr 1 im. K.I. Galczynskiego w Grajewie

Dirección
Poland

Scoala Gimnaziala Magura

Dirección
Romania

Istituto Comprensivo Monte Rosello Basso

Dirección
Italy

11th Larissa Junior Highschool

Dirección
Greece

Secondary School "Konstantin Velichkov"

Dirección
Bulgaria