Event Date/Time: May 08, 2008 End Date/Time: May 10, 2008
Registration Date: Apr 20, 2008
Early Registration Date: Mar 30, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 15, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Mar 31, 2008
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Description

Target audience

Nursery teachers, Basic school teachers, Secondary school teachers, Parentes, University students and professors, scientists and researchers and other professionals whose work is linked with the Congress theme, entrepreneurs and general population.


Main Issues

Education for environmental and heath concerns;

School environmental and health policies and practices;

Training for professionals, both initial and in service.


Aims

To draw attention to the imminent climate changes;

To inform about the planetary realities;

To inform about the new health issues raised by climate change;

To raise awareness of teachers in schools and universities to their responsibilities as active agents affecting the education of environment concerns in their communities;

To develop knowledge, concern and motivation towards self-care and health promotion;

To present, share and discuss suitable and innovative pedagogies;

To create operational working platforms between educational institutions in different areas of the country, or at the international level;

To create operational working platforms between schools and local / central decision makers;

To create operational working platforms between schools and universities;

To promote humanistic values and scientific accuracy towards the solving of existing environmental problems and health concerns;

To benefit from sharing concern about climate changes and such international problems;
To present the need for teaching awareness of environmental issues in both initial and in-service education of teachers;

To promote creativity as a pedagogical tool.

Venue

Additional Information

Official Languages: Portuguese, English and Sign Language
Price: 30 Euros (10 Euros for students)