Training Course: Outdoor Learning Activities in Cultural and Environmental Education

Training Course as part of KA1 project.

AIM: The participants will be introduced to basic ecological problems such as Climate Change 
and the role of Environmental and Cultural Education with the use of Innovative Teaching 
Methods and onsite activities in addressing these problems.

TARGET AUDIENCE: The course is addressed to teachers, educators of Primary and 
Secondary Education, members of of ecological organizations and NGOs, University 
students or anybody interested in these matters.


-Environmental Education: History and philosophy
-Climate Change, environmental challenges and good practices
-Innovative teaching methods for Environmental Education 1
-Innovative teaching methods for Environmental Education 2
-Outdoor education in the city (cultural)
-Outdoor education in nature
-The power of the press: Creating a newspaper

-Development of a holistic approach in environmental education.
-Introduction to creative and innovative ways of interactive teaching.
-Connection of the participants with the local culture and the nature of Crete though “live”, 
 outdoor and onsite courses.
-Contact with the beauty of learning through the history of local sites, by experiencing the
 nature, the sea, the local cuisine and the traditions of Chania.
-Multi-level approach to participants’ inspiration: emotional, mental, physical, and social.
-Discussion on the current issues, such as the importance of peace and the environmental  
 challenges, by taking into account the latest scientific data and the digital/technological  
 improvements primarily aiming at the reduction of our footprint in every stage of our
 day-to-day lives.
-Promotion of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as those are defined by the
 United Nations.


-Developing a theoretical and background; case studies; role playing; practical ways of
 creating environmentally friendly products by the participants themselves.
-Cultivating the spirit of cooperation and the community way of thinking through a
 well-defined curriculum.
-Empowering the participants to present their own perspective and their working-together-
 spirit with the entire group.
-Building environmental concepts by promoting specific good practices.
-Working on the philosophy of the ideas of European Green Deal; EU Climate Action;
 Net-Zero Goals.
-Fruitfully combining the benefits of both formal and informal education.
-Taking advantage of the interdisciplinary environmental multicultural background of the
 members of the ECO-EDU, so that the participants by all means experience a methodology
 beyond the limits of regular classroom.
-Thinking of ways to support members of the communities from various disadvantaged
 backgrounds with focus on refugees, war victims, people with special needs and care.

CERTIFICATIONA certificate of attendance is presented to participants at the end of the
course. Europass Mobility Certificate.

3-7 April 2023 confirmed (completed) 
26-30 June 2023 confirmed - An optional 6th day has been added.
31 July - 4 August 2023 confirmed

7-11 May 2024

24-28 June 2024 

DURATION: 5-day course, 30 hours (extendable to 7 days on request)

TAILORED COURSEContact us and we’ll design a course just for your group (for groups
 of min. 8).

LOCATION: Chania, Crete, Greece


5-day Course = 400 Euros
6-day Course = 480 Euros
7-day Course = 560 Euros

The Prices Include:  

  • Administrative support before, during and after the training course
  • Course and training materials
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Confirmation of Europass Mobility Certificate
  • Administrative and Organisational costs
  • Coffee Breaks at the educational centre
  • School Visits (if scheduled)  

The entrance to the Archaeological Museum of Chania (6 euro), meal and possible coffee breaks in town and the bus tickets (2euro/per ride) are not included.

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