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Moving towards a Green tRansitiOn through sustainable Waste management education in the VET Sector

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Waste management has become a hot topic recently due to the huge amount of waste produced in Europe. Change is required and this can be achieved by a bottom up approach through VET and the integration of environmental issues caused by waste management.

The GROWS project aims to raise awareness and empower the VET sector on the significance of sustainable waste management and the environment while improving the capacity of VET providers/trainers to implement activities in the field of environmental education with a focus on sustainable waste management and increase the levels of competences of VET providers on preparing and implementing a green education action plan.

The GROWS objectives are to:

1.Build the capacity of the VET providers to implement sustainable waste management practices in the field of environmental education through an interactive gamified E-learning Platform

2.Improve the competences of the VET providers’ to prepare and implement a green education action plan by participating in the Training Programme

3.Raise awareness about the significance of decreasing waste to VET providers and learners

4.Develop innovative pedagogical learning material and resources for the VET sector to promote environmental awareness and improve VET learner’s green skills, aligned with the GreenComp

The main target groups of the project are VET providers/trainers, VET learners and Education Decision,Policy Makers/NGOs and wider stakeholders

Bulgarian-Romanian Chamber is among the project participants.

Period of implementation: 01.12.2023– 30.11.2025