Final event of the activities in the kindergartens in Bourgas

The event was held on 25th of November 2015 in Bourgas where children form kindergartens presented in front of their parents the activities implemented in the framework of the project for raising public awareness on climate change – My Climate.

Directors of the kindergartens also presented the activities of the children emphasizing that the energy efficiency measures implemented in the kindergartens contributed not only to improving the overall environment of the kindergartens but also to reducing the impact on climate change. They stressed to the parents, grandparents and siblings in the audience that they too have a lot to learn from the children when it comes to water, electricity, waste and environment.

Important messages were also conveyed by the official guests of the event – the Bulgarian Minister of Environment and Water – Ms. Ivelina Vasileva and the Mayor of Bourgas – Mr. Dimitar Nikolov. On a joint press conference earlier in the day they highlighted the benefits of the energy efficiency measures and the importance of climate change education for children.

The art works on the topic of climate change, created by the children as part of the project, are already exhibited in the kindergartens, and a video recording of the event in Bourgas will be showed on the closing conference in Plovdiv on December 15th.

Workshops for teachers from kindergartens in Burgas

The next seminar on improving the knowledge about climate change among kids and students was conducted with kindergarten teachers in Burgas. As part of the project, kids from kindergartens will receive creative materials and will have the opportunity to create art projects dedicated to the topic of climate change.

Here you can find the materials from the workshop:

Second workshop for teachers in Plovdiv

On 13 October 2015 а training workshop was conducted in Plovdiv with teachers from schools in Plovdiv and Pavel Banya. This is yet another seminar for teachers dedicated to the topic of improving the knowledge about climate change among kids and students.  Students from the schools in Plovidv and Pavel Banya will take part in the creation of educational posters and other activities related to climate change.

Here you can find the materials from the workshop:

International Conference on Climate Action in Hanover, Germany

Partners and beneficiaries of the National Trust Ecofund attended the International Conference on Climate Action which took place on 1st and 2-nd of October in Hanover, Germany. The main topic of the conference was the leading role of municipalities in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate change.Participants had the opportunity to learn about successful local initiatives in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energies, and to take part in several workshops on the topic. At the end of the conference, a Hanover Declaration with main conclusions was prepared in order to be presented on the upcoming UN Conference on Climate Change (COP 21) that will take place in Paris from 30th of November until the 11th of December this year.

Teachers from Yambol are preparing for the creative activities with their students

On 9 October 2015 a training workshop was conducted in Yambol with teachers in schools and kindergarten form the city and one kindergarten from Plovdiv in the framework of the public awareness on climate change project. After this workshop different creative activities will be implemented with the children and young people on the same topic.

Below you can find the materials from the training workshop:

Climate Change Presentation [ENG]

Behavioral Approach to Environmental and Climate Change Education [ENG]

Intorduction to Climate Change [ENG]