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B & I: BIOTIC INDEX AND ICT COURSES

Title:

Bio indication and Internet 2000 (B & I). A Leonardo Mobility project

Partners:

  • Green Panonia, Hungarian environment organisation and the
  • New Media School as host

Purpose:

  • Training 20 Hungarian teachers and environment workers in the use of the BISEL biotic index
  • Training the participants in the use of computer, Internet and the learning environment Bridged
  • Beside improving their professional skills, the participants will also be given an introduction to the Belgian society in general
  • The attitude of the authorities towards environment problems in particular

Progress and activities:

  • Participants will be given a laptop for computer training, will be given diverse courses, also in the use of e-mail, internet, e-learning and cyberskill workshops
  • Participants will be given a thorough BISEL training, led by professor Niels De Pauw and the lab for Aquatic Ecology
  • Study visits to the Zeeland College, Eco centres, and discussions with local experts
  • Study visits to the Belgian Parliament, the Provincial government, and meetings with three mayors (Mol, Geel, Turnhout), and Hungarian immigrants
  • Several socio-cultural activities and city trips to Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent and Bruges.

Results:

  • More knowledge and skill of the participants on the level of ICT as well as the biotic index
  • A better understanding of Belgian society and its attitude towards environment problems
  • A follow-up meeting in Budapest and launching a training course for other Hungarian teachers
  • A website and a video for follow-up and for contact between/ with the participants
  • Creating, after the training course, a network of some fifty Hungarian schools that will apply the BISEL index

More info:

in menus WATER & BISEL

 
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