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ESD LT- Role Playing

The final training in Stratum Lounge (before the internships)  took place today with the facilitation of Fabien Zimmerman and Andreas Behnsen who opened the training after the participants finished the final German lesson. The training was to be preparation for their internships where tasks were set for the group which would help them be more […]
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ESD LT- Networking in preperation for Internships

Today’s (Tuesday 22nd) training session started off with a Christmas themed Germany Lesson. After this the facilitators started with the networking tasks for the day. This involved the participants thinking about their internships which the trainers described as a test phase for their projects. An excel table was presented to the group also with every […]
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ESD LT- Skyping to India

Week 10 of the ESD leadership training has finally arrived which means that this is the final week of training before the participants split apart and embark on their 10 weeks internships in India, Mexico or Germany.  This weeks training will be on the topic of implementing ESD into Education Policy and the facilitators for […]
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ESD LT- Field trip to LISUM

The final day of the penultimate week of training before the participants leave for their internships featured a field trip for the group to the Berlin-Brandenburg State Institute for School and Media (LISUM). Here they were given a lecture by Dr. Peter Schulze on the integration of ESD in curricula, teacher training and support structures. […]
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ESD LT- Stratum Lounge turns Hollywood

When the participants entered the familiar surroundings of Stratum Lounge today they did so to the unfamiliar sight of a video camera being set up in the corner of the room. This had been set up to allow the participants to begin recording their ESD video. The starting point of this was to have all […]
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ESD LT- Participants assess their Ecological Footprints

Today started with Anne comparing the ecological problem of overshoot with the general feeling of exhaustion from within the ESD group. Therefore as the participants worked on their ‘life long learning’ exercise from yesterdays lesson they were told of how they were not required to complete the narration part of the task. They worked on […]
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ESD LT- Life as a multiplier & Networking II

The participants started Tuesday of week 9 with a continuation of the exercise which finished yesterdays session. Yesterday they were working in groups on critically analyzing the TOT developed by the network group of experts at GIZ. This morning all the groups came together in order to discuss any changes or alterations which they felt […]
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ESD LT- Training of Multipliers

The weeks training on training of multipliers for ESD is being led by Anne Mette and Joachim Borner. The review of last week was given by Deepika, Edwin and Dan where they asked the question “what did you learn?” On a pin board they placed the four main topics from last week, leadership, management, motivation […]
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ESD LT- Delegation completes Leadership and Management

Today’s class marks the end of the weeks training in Leadership and management skills and it was finished off with the topic of delegation. Today’s date was a special one, 11/11/11 which is St. Martins day in Germany. Therefore at 11:11am on 11/11/11 the participants would celebrate this day with paper hats later followed with […]
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ESD LT- Participants get Motivated

So far this week the participants  have been dealing with the topics of management and leadership. Today the group have moved on to the issue of motivation in relation to management and its various theoretical perspectives. Heike from the GIZ joined as a guest to the days training because she wanted to get a feel […]
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