Environmental education is an educational process that aims to raise awareness, inform, and sensitize people about the environmental problems and challenges we face on our planet. It also aims to encourage responsible attitudes and behaviors towards the environment.
Environmental education seeks to promote active participation in addressing environmental issues, fostering critical thinking, creativity, and informed decision-making. It is conducted in various contexts, including schools, universities, communities, environmental education centers, and outreach programs.
Face-to-face or virtual training talks delivered at primary and secondary education centers in the province of Albacete.
Children’s theater plays at centers in the province of Albacete.
Selective collection awareness campaigns in the media of the province of Albacete.
Contribution of environmental monitor:: €40,000 per year
Information and awareness campaign for the implementation of selective collection of organic waste (Biowaste) in populations of the province of Albacete (Year 2022)
(FEDER CLM 2016-20 funds; 80%)
The program is aimed at both schools and other groups (family groups, associations, and/or organized groups), encompassing all levels of society that wish to participate.
It is developed in 3 reference programs:
1. Center Program: developed at the facilities of the Provincial Center for Environmental Education of Albacete.
2. Classroom Program: developed in the schools themselves.
3. Nature Program: developed in natural spaces in the province.”
The Center program aims to promote and enhance the facilities and equipment for Environmental Education currently available to the Castilla-La Mancha Regional Government, including its own centers within the Network of Environmental Education Facilities of Castilla-La Mancha.
The activities target both school audiences (preschool, primary education, compulsory secondary education, high school, vocational training, and special education) and family audiences.
The Classroom program aims to provide a range of activities that facilitate the incorporation of the environmental perspective in educational centers as a cross-cutting subject.
The framework for the proposed activities revolves around the four priority thematic axes established in the Environmental Education Strategy of Castilla-La Mancha, Horizon 2030:
1. Climate change
2. Reduction of the risk of natural disasters
4. Sustainable consumption and production
The Natura program’s main objective is to promote knowledge and environmental awareness in the conservation of nature, biodiversity, and climate change through activities and uses in the natural environment of the province of Toledo.
It involves carrying out activities in the natural environment aimed at enjoying the surroundings and promoting attitudes favorable to its preservation, even offering a family leisure alternative, all from a participatory methodology.
“If I recycle and you recycle, they will recycle.”