p-consulting.gr along with the other project partners of the ACT! project and together with teachers of 14–18-year-old students, attended the Short-time staff training in Aarhus, Denmark. The Training Event took place on 11, 12 and 13 October 2023 and was hosted by SOSU Østjylland.
The Short-time staff training was a unique opportunity for teachers:
- to improve their intercultural skills,
- to learn more about the implementation of the SDGs in their schools, and
- to give us the necessary feedback on the tools that have been created.
The Short-time staff training.
During the three-day Short-time staff training, teachers had the opportunity to test the Self-Reflection Tool (SRT) for teachers on cross-border learning synergies for the 17 SDCs. The feedback we received was excellent, as the tool was something special for them.
Through the SRT and its results, they understood how familiar they are with SDGs and how much they are working with them in the classroom. The tool is divided into four (4) sections which are as follows:
Section A: Social sustainability.
Section B: Economic sustainability.
Section C: Environmental sustainability.
Section D: Cross-border learning and partnership for the goals.
Through the tool they were able to understand the level of familiarity per section. The tool is available in Greek, English, Romanian, Italian and Danish.
In addition, the teachers had the opportunity to visit and test the Educational Online Training Programme for teachers in cross-border cooperation for the development of SDGs in schools. It aims to upgrade teachers’ knowledge and skills and promote cross-border cooperation and learning synergies. The Educational Online Training Programme has been developed to support the same sections of the Self-Reflection Tool. The Educational Online Training Programme is available at the moment in English and by the end of November it will be available in Greek, Romanian, Italian and Danish.
Both the Self-Reflection Tool and the Educational Online Training Programme will be in the piloting phase, evaluated by teachers from all partner countries in order to receive the necessary feedback.
Finally, the teachers were introduced to the e-community platform, for cross-border cooperation for SDGs, which will be available to students aged 14-18 and who will participate in the Online Workshops for cross-border Cooperation on the SDGs in 2024.
Let’s work together for a better future!
Together, we can make the Sustainable Development Goals a reality!