Tag Archives: ESD

Filming gets underway for the Cultural Project

Today marks the start of the last week before the internships start, and was dedicated to the Cultural Project.   It saw the start of filming for the group, with each participant being interviewed for the final piece. Questions included ‘What is ESD for you?’ ‘What has been your most memorable experience since moving here?’ […]
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Prepping to move abroad!

Leadership Journey Sonja & Renate are back with their Leadership Journey. Today, attention turns to the internships, which are fast approaching. First Step – First Impressions How will the company get to know you and what you are working on for them in this foreign country? Prepare a short introduction, to be used when first […]
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A Sustainable Garden & A (Little Less) Sustainable Dinner

Monday & Tuesday The group have spent a lot of time in the classroom learning about ESD, so the start of this week was set aside for the participants to visit German schools and education centres to see ESD in action. In groups of 3s and 4s, 8 different organisations were visited. In some, participants […]
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Creative ESD: How to reach everyone

Friday is a shorter day because of the German class, and so the participants were able to spend the whole day on their Cultural Project, which will take the form of a video, made as a group, highlighting ESD. Today the director was present, helping to give direction to the group’s ideas. Three groups took […]
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How Eberswalde approaches ESD

Today the participants took a train to visit Eberswalde, home to the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development. After trekking through the snow, the group were welcomed by Wolfram Eilbacher, a lecturer in Forest & Environment at the University. Situated in Brandenburg State, the facility is home to 75 teaching staff and 2000 students, with high […]
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Capturing our time in Berlin

Today sees the culmination of Reiner Mathar’s exploration of the Whole School Approach. Today looked more closely at the approach in conjunction with school visits that will take place next Monday and Tuesday. These visits will be used to allow the participants to evaluate schools and their approaches to education, and so this morning, Reiner […]
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