CARBON ACT MOOC: INNOVATIVE TEACHING FOR CLIMATE SOLUTIONS

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CARBON ACT MOOC: INNOVATIVE TEACHING FOR CLIMATE SOLUTIONS

About

Welcome to the "Carbon Act MOOC: Innovative Teaching for Climate Solutions", a transformative course designed to empower educators with the knowledge and tools to tackle one of the most urgent challenges of our time: climate change. 

Objectives

In this course, you will: 

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of climate change, enhancing your ability to convey its importance to your students. 
  • Learn strategies for integrating climate change into your lessons through engaging pedagogies and interdisciplinary approaches. 
  • Gain the tools and knowledge to implement climate initiatives within your school community. 
  • Design your Carbon Act Learning Scenario on a chosen climate topic. 

Date and registration

The course will be held online from 09 September to 16 October 2024, with an estimated workload of 3 to 5 hours per module.

  • Module 1 opens on 09/09/2024.
  • Module 2 opens on 16/09/2024.
  • Module 3 opens on 23/09/2024.
  • Module 4 opens on 30/09/2024.

Course deadline to finish all activities 16/10/2024.

This course is open to all. It is especially valuable for practising teachers of all subjects and grade levels,  with all levels of experience, and student teachers preparing for entry into the profession. Other school staff (librarians, school leaders, etc.) who are interested in advancing climate change education are also welcome to join. 

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Promotional Materials

Whether you are a course participant, a Ministry of Education, or a network organisation in the educational field: we welcome your support in spreading the message on this free online course.

You can do this in various ways, including:

  • Use the suggested social media messages and visuals for the dissemination of the course and registration information on your social media channels, which you can download in the promotional pack below.
  • Use the information provided in the promotional pack to promote the MOOC via any other dissemination channels you may have available to you (for example, newsletters, bulletins, digests, blog articles).
  • Circulate information to relevant contacts: members of your network, organisations that you know are active on the topic and individual contacts.

To find all the promotional materials combined in a document please click on the button below. This promotional pack (in English) includes detailed information on how to promote the course in communications with your networks and audiences, as well as all visuals and suggested social media messages. 

Promotional Pack

One-pager

STEM Out of the Box one-pager

Social media

Useful X (former Twitter) handles and hashtags:

  • Course hashtag #CarbonActMOOC
  • Project handle/hashtag #CarbonAct
  • Service hashtag #EUNAcademy
  • Funder handles/hashtags @scientix_eu @EUErasmusPlus 

Behind the MOOC

The Carbon Act project, funded by the European Union's Erasmus+ program and coordinated by European Schoolnet, empowers teachers across Europe to effectively integrate climate change and sustainability education into their classrooms. This initiative supports a broader European effort to equip future generations with the knowledge and skills needed to tackle climate challenges.

Scientix®, the community for science education in Europe, promotes and supports a Europe-wide collaboration among STEM teachers, education researchers, policymakers and other STEM education professionals.

Disclaimer

Carbon Act is funded by the European Union (Grant Agreement No. 101089957). Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them. This MOOC is also supported by Scientix®, an initiative of European Schoolnet.