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S.A.F.E: Sustainable Attitude For Environment in Adult Education

"Adult educators are key drivers for achieving social change in the world." 

Six partners from Slovakia, Latvia, Sweden, Lithuania, Estonia and the Netherlands have started Erasmus+  Strategic partnership project „Sustainable Attitude For Environment in Adult Education“ (Agreement No. 2019-1-LT01-KA204-060634).

Project is aimed at developing and extending competencies for adults educators  and staff who support adults in sustainability in a broad sense of challenges of environment and climate changes with a focus on less consumptionzerowaste movement, healthy lifestyle, influence of physical activity on the physical and mental health and quality of life, active citizenship.

More specific objectives of this project are the following:

  1. To prepare manual for adult educators based on sustainable development goals (SDG) which includes, among others, skills tolead a healthier life, knowledge about equitable and sustainable consumption, the promotion of gender equality, awareness about environmentally friendly transport and energy efficiency, as well as the promotion of sustainable, inclusive economic growth.
  2. To provide material foradults learners aimed at raising their awareness on sustainable development ideas.

To achieve the objectives three main outputs are planned:

  1. S.A.F.E (SustainableAtittudeFor Environment) case study in adult education;
  2. S.A.F.E manual for adult educators;
  3. S.A.F.E material for adults.

The outputs are targeted at providing opportunities for adults educators to strengthen and improve their competencies in sustainability topic. Adult educators‘ daily work with adults in this topic will ensure development of the common quality of life and thus give social, economic and ecological benefits to the participating countries. It is expected that project will induce participants‘ deeper interest in one of the sustainable issues and, after a while, encourage them to active citizenship.

The project will contribute to strenthening international cooperation and experience on promoting sustainable development ideas. Project results are expected to bring a step further in the process of strengtening sustainability approach in partner countries as weel as in all Europe.

Eva Kuraňova & Ivan Rosa participated in the kick-off meeting hosted by Swedish partner - More Mosaic (November 2019, Stockholm). The meeting was a great opportunity for whole consortium to discuss planed activities and outputs.

Project is co-funded by Erasmus+. The European Commission's support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents, which reflect the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.