- Module 1: Terra Mission - Strategies to Raise Environmental Awareness opens on 11/09/2023
- Module 2: Explore Terra Mission Educational Pack opens on 18/09/2023
- Module 3: Outdoor Experiences, and Practical Assignments opens on 25/09/2023
- Module 4: Design Learning Scenarios with Terra Mission Content and Resources opens on 02/10/2023
In order to earn a course certificate, course participants need to pass all the quizzes, submit a Learning Scenario and review 3 of their peers' Learning Scenarios. The participation in the quizzes will count for 10%, and the Learning Scenario together with the peer reviews will count for 90%.
The overall passing grade is 95%.
The final deadline to complete all activities is 18 October 2023, 23:59 CEST.
Important notice: If you have completed this MOOC and you want to become a Scientix Ambassador, please read more details about the Call and the application procedure here: https://www.scientix.eu/news/news-detail?articleId=1626324.
Note to teachers from Portugal: You can get your successful participation in a European Schoolnet Academy course formally recognised as a valid continuous professional development, and thereby acquire the relevant number of training hours, by sending your certificate to the Conselho Científico e Pedagógico de Formação Contínua (CCPFC) at Rua do Forno, nº 30, 1º andar - apartado 2168, 4700 - 429 Braga, Portugal. For more information, please contact the CCPFC.
Note to teachers from Emilia-Romagna: Per i docenti della regione Emilia-Romagna iscritti alla piattaforma regionale https://iscrizioni.istruzioneer.it/ è possibile ottenere, oltre all’attestato rilasciato da European Schoolnet Academy, anche l’attestato rilasciato dall’Ufficio Scolastico Regionale per l'Emilia-Romagna (Servizio Marconi) che attua un'azione di facilitazione ed accompagnamento a questa attività. Maggiori informazioni al link: https://bit.ly/EuroSmooc21.
Note to teachers from Ireland: It may be possible to count the completion of this course as part fulfilment of any discretionary CPD hours, subject to your school management's approval. Therefore, please enquire with your school management if your participation in this course can be formally recognised.
(Early Years Education / Project Coordination and Pedagogy) works as a Project and Pedagogical Coordinator in the Science Education Department of European Schoolnet (EUN). Miriam oversees the day-to-day coordination of the Life Terra and Accelerating Teaching projects. She supports Scientix and the NBS EduWORLD project in coordinating and developing teachers’ training activities.
Michalina Partyga works as a Project Officer in the Science Education Department of European Schoolnet (EUN). Michalina assists with the Life Terra and Accelerating Teaching projects where she coordinates teachers’ activities, designs MOOCs, and organizes professional development activities for teachers. She also supports Scientix Ambassadors and STEM School Label.
Ana Belen Yuste is Scientix Ambassador, support teacher in the Life Terra project and Ambassador of the European Climate Pact in Spain. She holds a degree in Environmental Sciences and is a biology teacher, head of studies, tutor of the Teaching Digitization Plan and STEAM Project Coordinator at the IES Consaburum in Consuegra (Toledo, Spain), as well as founder of Zienziaburum: Annual Science Fair since the 2017-18 academic year. Speaker at COP27 side event of the Education for Climate Coalition of the European Commission with the "Glup-Glup" project, second prize in Education for Climate Days of the European Commission under the motto "Climate resilient: co-creating learning for sustainability.
Behind the course
Life Terra is founded on the knowledge that tree planting is regarded as the most cost-effective nature-based solution to capture carbon. As part of a multi-faceted mitigation strategy, planting trees can play an important role in the fight against climate change and the devastation it causes. The project seeks to bring people together to plant 500 million trees, harnessing and monitoring nature’s own carbon capture mechanism and enabling citizens to take urgent action against the climate crisis.
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.
This course has been developed by Life Terra, co-financed by the European Commission through the LIFE Programme (LIFE19 CCM/NL/001200). The course is additionally supported by Scientix , an initiative of European Schoolnet (EUN). The content of the document is the sole responsibility of the organizer and it does not represent the opinion of the European Commission (EC), and the EC is not responsible for any use that might be made of the information contained.
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