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GEO-Academy at the EUROGEO conference: GEOBSERVE – an online platform to develop Teacher’s Spatial Skills for Climate Change and Sustainable Development Education

On 30 May 2024, GEO-Academy attended the EUROGEO conference in Porto, Portugal. The European Association of Geographers (EUROGEO) is an association that aims at promoting the importance of geographical education and spatial thinking as a contribution towards the development of a better understanding of our world and therefore global citizenship, among other things. The EUROGEO …

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Education for Sustainable Development: features, competences and tools

In February 2024, the GEO-Academy consortium published a report entitled “Overview of features, competences and tools for Education for Sustainable Development”. The purpose of the report is to identify and summarise key features of education for sustainable development (ESD) and key digital, green and spatial competences for lifelong learning, as well as existing educational material …

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Erasmus+ Teacher Academies Come Together to Enhance European Teachers’ Climate Competencies

On Friday 2nd February 2024 the four Erasmus+ Teacher Academies under the sustainability pillar came together to share their experiences so far and highlight the possibilities for collaboration between the projects. The network meeting was the first of its kinds, but certainly not the last, as presentations and discussions on each project’s unique perspective and …

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Community building

Did you know? Half of the vital climate variables identified by the UN’s Global Climate Observing Systemare only adequately observable from space. Understand climate change is simply inconceivable without the array of sensors around our planet. However, despite the invaluable data satellites provide, space remains inaccessible to many. Translating this abundance of data into meaningful …

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Spatial skills

Did you know? Half of the vital climate variables identified by the UN’s Global Climate Observing Systemare only adequately observable from space. Understand climate change is simply inconceivable without the array of sensors around our planet. However, despite the invaluable data satellites provide, space remains inaccessible to many. Translating this abundance of data into meaningful …

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Digital skills

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing our planet. We are already seeing the repercussions of rising temperatures, and if current trends persist, these impacts have the potential to become increasingly frequent and severe. Climate change and sustainable development are highly complex topics, but understanding the scientific basis, the evidence, and the implications …

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Green skills

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing our planet. We are already seeing the repercussions of rising temperatures, and if current trends persist, these impacts have the potential to become increasingly frequent and severe. Climate change and sustainable development are highly complex topics, but understanding the scientific basis, the evidence, and the implications …

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