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Global Goals in the Classroom - Sustainability in Vocational Education
Start date: 01 Aug 2016, End date: 31 Jul 2017 PROJECT  FINISHED 

We intend to work strategically with education for sustainable development through participation in "Learning Teacher Network" (LTN) training in Tallin 22-24 september 2016: "Empowering the Teacher of Tomorrow". LTN is a well acknowledged network for everyone involved in school improvement issues surrounding sustainable development. The project will start in this spring 2016 when six key persons in our organisation will be recruited. Moreover, we will have preparatory workshops where the conference theme, Education for Sustainable Development and Global Education is defined and problematized . Everyone involved in the project has a clear and broad connection to their colleagues in order to spread their new competences. We will especially emphasize the Global Goals and learn more how this can be implemented in our classrooms. Especially interesting for us is the fourth goal concerning: "Quality Education".Our overall goal of this project is :Increased knowledge in the subject area, that is ecological, social and economic perspectives within the organizationIncreased intercultural skills and tolerance regarding diversity issues.Increasing convergence of internationalization and sustainability issues.Increased knowledge in what competences and skills are necessary in order to meet a global labour market.Increased action competence as regards sustainable development nationally and globally.Our target group are teachers, and pupils from Upper Secondary school with a special focus on the Vocational programmes.In the long term , the aims are as follows:Get new ideas and resources, and improving skills in order to promote education for sustainable development at The Nyköping's Upper Secondary School and the students in lower classes in our surroundings. Moreover we will attempt to collaborate with the Secondary School named Nyköpings högstadium.Network and share best practice with a variety of partners from different educational contexts within EuropeIntroducing E -Twinning, E-pals for all teachers at Nyköpings gymnasium.
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