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European Innovative Teaching Award
Project

Green Skills for Social Agriculture

School/Coordinator: Diósdi Eötvös József Német Nemzetiségi Általános Iskola és Alapfokú Muvészeti Iskola

Green Skills for Social Agriculture - Hungary

Topic(s) addressed

  • Sustainability 

  • Environmental education

Target groups

  • 430 lower, upper primary students (6-15 y/o)

  • 370 high school students (16-19 y/o)

  • Teachers

  • Local stakeholders

Methodologies

  • The project exploited creative implementation methods and cooperation.

  • A campaign promoting local agricultural products has been run.

  • Raising students’ awareness about creating the future through respect for the past and the environment. 

  • Learning about how farms and the food industry work and the relevance of personal skills and education to the growth of European agriculture

  • Learning about the use of new technologies and organic primary materials 

Environments

  • Creativity and innovation to link the learning and work environment

  • Choosing sustainable resources and paying attention to the side effects of technological progress in agriculture

  • Using local resources to combat global climate change. 

  • The cross-sectoral cooperation (schools-stakeholders in agriculture) as a new way of teaching and learning

Teachers

  • Teachers developed new skills by playing the role of mentors and facilitators of innovation. 

  • They served as the link between the school and work environment.

  • The teachers' international cooperation enriched the students’ learning experience.

  • They worked on new ideas for formal, non-formal and informal teaching by sharing their knowledge in meetings

Impact

  • Preparing students for employment in agriculture– giving them an understanding of different roles and responsibilities in the field, 

  • Developing soft skills such as problem-solving, self-confidence and perseverance 

  • Learning together in a new, creative way to build up green skills 

  • A long-term impact on teachers and students with fewer opportunities achieved through inclusion and cooperation– boosting motivation and helping deal with failure

Stakeholders

Coordinators

Diósdi Eötvös József Német Nemzetiségi Általános Iskola és Alapfokú Művészeti Iskola

Address
Hungary

26 Primary School of Kallithea, Athensy

Address
Greece

ITCG Ferruccio Niccolini (Italy); Zemedelska profesionalna gimnazia "Kliment Timiryazev"

Address
Bulgaria

IES Severo Ochoa

Address
Spain

Scoala Gimnaziala SZACSVAY IMRE ORADEA

Address
Romania