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The future of sustainable educational communities for Greece
“Sustainable Educational Communities” in Greece refer to communities related to education that focus on creating a green and sustainable environment at the local level and for the wider society.
Further research and improvements are needed both in the national framework and in the operational, economic and logistical management of the educational institutions. Currently, there is a lack of adequate green sustainable infrastructure and tools to use towards the green transition.
Our course focus on sustainable actions and activities that gradually transform existing educational institutions into Green Sustainable Educational Institutions and, at the same time, create actions that benefit the surrounding communities.
At the 5 day course in Athens, you will work in groups on a project to challenge your views of sustainable educational communities.
You will work in transdisciplinary teams to discuss how sustainable communities in Greece could evolve and address the global challenges related to sustainability and the green transition.
You will creatively explore different possibilities through a Design Thinking process. By applying dialogic Creative Pedagogies that place at the forefront ethics, embodiment, transdisciplinarity, communality and agency, you will be guided to move from how things are, towards how things could be or ways in which we might encourage them to emerge (“what if?” thinking).
At the end of the week, you will communicate your group’s ideas for sustainable educational communities using a creative medium.