Regional meetings with Rustavi, Gori and Kutaisi teachers

On May 7, 8 and 14, 2015, in the framework of the project ‘Clean Up Georgia – Raising of Public Awareness and Involvement in Solid Waste Management Improvement’ (Phase II), was arranged the regional meetings with Rustavi, Gori and Kutaisi public and private schools teachers by ECOVISION – The Union for Sustainable Development.

 

Regional meetings with Rustavi, Gori and Kutaisi teachers

 

The aim of the meetings was to raise public awareness of teachers in the field of solid domestic waste management. The teachers were provided with comprehensive information about the latest technologies and best practices of sustainable waste management. There were also discussions on issues related to waste problems in schools.

 

Regional meetings with Rustavi, Gori and Kutaisi teachers

 

Teachers were also provided with integrated (chemistry, biology, geography) lesson syllabus ‘Waste,’ prepared by EcoVision. Integrated lesson for school students about waste is important, because it will enrich their knowledge of the natural environment and man-made living environment, waste generation tools, the ways of using and importance of household waste reusing (recycling), the principles of the rational use of resources. It’s also important to define the interdependence between school subjects according to topic, as when talking about waste, it is impossible to avoid its’ recycling chemical-biological and socio-economic aspects.

 

Regional meetings with Rustavi, Gori and Kutaisi teachers

 

At the end of the meetings verses, story and handbooks for kids about waste were distributed among the participants. The mentioned editions were developed and published by ECOVISION – The Union for Sustainable Development.

 

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