In long term rum, the course aims to help adult education settings to create and sustain a welcoming and inclusive environment for pupils and parents from all backgrounds and ensure equal access for all
Animal Protection awareness in education settings
On July 4, 2012 the EU announced the ‘European Parliament resolution on the establishment of an EU legal framework for the protection of pets and stray animals’ calling on the Commission to put forward an EU legal framework for the protection of stray animals, including ( among other points) information and educational programmes in adults and other settings.
- - Increase awareness of animal welfare education and need to protect animals
- - Acquire ideas and strategies for bringing the humane education tools to your life and work
- - Create lessons or other avenues for incorporating humane education into your work and bringing humane education issues to students and/or your community in creative ways that help inspire positive action in your education centre, community, and beyond
- - Increase knowledge of impact of humane education on individuals, community and environment
- - Explore links between cruelty towards animals and crime
- - How does the teaching of animal welfare and humane attitudes fit into adult education
- - Importance of animal welfare education to animal, people and to the environment
- - EU Animal Welfare policy and legislation. History: past, presence and future
- - Animal welfare education: local, regional and global perspective
- - Methodologies to teaching animal welfare
- - Animal cruelty, antisocial behaviour and aggression
- - Teaching for positive changes
- - Development of strategy for cooperation with other stakeholders
- Improved competences, linked to the participants’ professional profiles:
- - Increased English language skills
- - Increased awareness of animal welfare
- - Increased analytical skills
- - Increased knowledge of links between antisocial behaviour/crime and animal cruelty
- - Increased awareness of EU Strategy and legislation on the Welfare and Protection of Animals
- - Increased knowledge of new methods and approaches, used in animal welfare education, and ability to implement them in practice
- - Greater understanding of responsibility of educational staff
- - Increased motivation and creativity in daily work
European Convention for the Protection of Pet Animals says that there is a need to develop educational programmes and increase awareness of animal welfare and protection.
The training we offer will address the need mentioned above and will focus on humane education as an essential aspect of personal growth.
The training explains the consequences of irresponsible behavior and encourages people to see the value of all living things.
The training offers presentations and workshops as well as practical activities to empower adult education staff and equip them with the knowledge and skills to integrate humane education into daily academic lessons, both independently and through cooperation with local animal protection organisations.
This course offers an opportunity to:
Broader understanding of practices, policies and systems:
Better quality of the work through
Better quality of the work through increased knowledge of new methods and approaches, used in animal welfare education, and ability to implement them in practice greater understanding of responsibility of educational staff increased motivation and creativity in daily work.
Methods used:Combination of methodology sessions, case studies, practical activities in the field and visits to local education centers.
How to Apply?
POSSIBLE ERASMUS+ FUNDING
Mobility project for adult education staff under Key Action 1 (staff training) follow the link here: Opportunities for staff
Who can take part?Staff engaged in adult education activities, including support staff, managers and guidance staff as well as teachers and trainers.
Eligible countries:All EU countries and Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Republic of Macedonia, Norway, Turkey and Iceland.
When & How to apply:Applicants (any organisation working in adult education field) have to submit their grant application by
2 February at 12:00 (midday Brussels time).