11-13th of March 2022, Copenhagen, Denmark
The first transnational meeting of partners and experts “Together Towards a Green, Sustainable and Digital Society” in Copenhagen, Denmark, began with a brief introduction to the work and location of the Crossing Borders partner. Then all meeting participants took part in an interactive workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals, focusing mainly on climate action, quality education, sustainable cities and communities. During the workshop, people focused on their neighborhood and their personal relationship to the Sustainable Development Goals in a creative way, gaining new knowledge and sharing experiences from different countries to address the issues raised.
The second day took place with the help of the Danish organization Folkevirke, which is a women’s cross-political public education or adult education movement. The session was opened by Ingrid Nielsen (independent expert on environmental communications), who conducted a training session “Sustainable Development and the UN SDGs in Adult Education”. Also on the day, the experts focused on developing educational games and sharing best practices of different countries and their institutions.
The main goal of the transnational partner and experts meeting is to contribute to the process of development of educational toolkit and web-resource, by collecting materials, best practices and new methodologies for adult learners and hearing adults & vulnerable groups own thoughts, ideas and experiences of on themes related with sustainable development.
Meeting focus themes: climate change, green growth, clean Baltic Sea, waste management, sustainable lifestyle, environmental communication for adult learners and civil society. Also meeting designed to evaluate a feedback from workshop session for target groups and meeting of partners and experts who will work on development educational toolkit and web-resource as main practical outcome of the project.
Project meeting results:
– Collected materials for educational toolkit and web-resource; – Conducted editorial team meeting
– Experts discussions on main challenges of the project themes for NGO education and vulnerable groups.
– Discussed all project farther upcoming events.
11th of March 2022, Copenhagen, Denmark
Arrival and working day I – Venue: Crossing Borders Office (Købmagergade 43, 1150 København)
09.00 – 12.00 Meeting with Crossing Borders team and discovering organisation work
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch at the City Centre
13.00 – 14.00 Meeting with Nordic-Baltic partners organisation and presentation of own work
14.00 – 14.30 Living sustainably – dilemma, transformation and what can we do? (Expert: Vassili Golikov)
14.30 – 16.30 Discussion in 3 working groups how to create a Training Manual (each group is replaying the questions and proposing content): Step 1: Define your audience… / Step 2: Plan your content… / Step 3: Determine content presentation format… / Step 4: Develop your content… Step 5: Gather materials that work in your countries for adult learners.
16.30 – 17.30 I workshop conducted by Crossing Borders and summary of the day
19.00 – 21.00 Dinner
12th of March 2022, Copenhagen, Denmark
Working day I – Venue: Folkevirke office (Niels Hemmingsens Gade 10, 1153 København)
10.00 – 11.00 What is Sustainable development, UN SDGs and what adult learners could learn about it? (Expert: Ingrid Nielsen, Let`s do it World Foundation)
11.00 – 12.00 Practical development of the educational toolkit in working groups
GROUP 1: Development of education toolkit (methodology (searching and proposing best methodologies)
GROUP 2: Gathering of educational materials (theory and general content for the toolkit)
GROUP 3: Gathering of educational material (searching best practices and exercises)
12.00 – 13.00 Presentation of working group results (20 min per group)
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 16.00 Sharing best practices, experience and existing tools between participants and selecting the best for the toolkit
16.00 – 16.30 Summary and follow up work (home work for partners)
19.00 – 21.00 Dinner and free time
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