Creating an Attractive Learning Atmosphere by Developing Programs of Environmental, Health and Cultural Education: The Greek Case
The presentation will provide an update of the educational status quo in Greece. Initially, it refers to the environmental education, then aims at the students' sensitization on issues related to the protection of environment as well as the education and promotion of health. An analysis of the transmission of valid knowledge, the strengthening of personality and the cultivation of decision- making skills will follow. Furthermore, the results of these programs in an innovative action, which contributes to the improvement of education and its connection to the social reality, will be shown. At the same time emphasis is given on these programs, which are regarded as the chance, which has led to development of numerous collaborations with governmental and non governmental organisations and international collaborations. At the end we conclude to the following objectives, that programs: a) create an open learning environment, b) support active citizenship and social cohesion, and c) make learning attractive.
Keywords: Open Learning Environment, Integration, Improvement, Student- Centered School, Pilot Phase, Cultivation
Dr Evaggelia Kalerante
Environmental Education in West Prefecture of Attika