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Dear Educators,

We would like to invite you to participate in the Summer School of the “EU - The Green Wave: A Jean Monnet Action inspired by Claude Monet.” This unique opportunity, set in the historic and beautiful city of Thessaloniki, Greece, is designed for primary and secondary school teachers who wish to deepen their understanding and engagement with the European Union's Green Deal and its implications for education, particularly in the context of climate change and current global challenges.


Key Highlights of the Summer School:

  • Location: Thessaloniki, Greece ( ).

  • Duration: A 2-week immersive in-person program with enriching extra-curricular activities (10 days of workshops and a free weekend)

  • Dates: last 2 weeks of August 2024 

  • Supported by: The European Union’s Jean Monnet’s program under the project “EU GreW“ .

  • Languages: The primary language of instruction will be English.

  • Accommodation: Provided by the Anatolia Hotel Thessaloniki.

  • Certification: Upon successful completion, participants will receive a certificate of participation.


Program Focus:

Our curriculum is tailored to inspire and equip educators with the necessary tools to address the Green Deal agenda, the effects of climate change on our rights, and the global context, including the war in Ukraine. Through a mix of lectures, interactive workshops, and real-world case studies, the program will delve into:

  • The fundamental principles of the EU Green Deal and its impact on educational practices.
  • Strategies to integrate climate change awareness into your curriculum, fostering a generation of environmentally conscious students.
  • Understanding the global ramifications of climate change, with a special focus on current events like the war in Ukraine and its effect on environmental policies.
  • Hands-on activities and discussions aimed at developing practical tools for teaching these complex topics in an accessible and engaging manner.


Course Modules and Topics:

  1. Introduction to the EU Green Deal: Understanding its goals and implications.
  2. Climate Change and Education: Methods to integrate climate awareness into teaching.
  3. Global Events and Environmental Impact: Examining the war in Ukraine and other current events through an environmental lens.
  4. Practical Teaching Tools: Developing interactive and impactful teaching strategies.
  5. Policy and Human Rights: Exploring the intersection of environmental policy and human rights.


Scholarships and Application Process:

  • Available Scholarships: A total of 70 scholarships for teachers (Primary and Secondary Education) from EU and neighboring countries.
  • Coverage: Scholarships include travel costs, accommodation, and tuition fees.
  • Application Deadline: April 5, 2024.
  • Selection Criteria: Applicants will be evaluated based on their commitment to implement learned strategies in their teaching environments and their alignment with the objectives of the EU GreW project.
  • Note: Participants have to bring their own mobile device for the workshops (e.g. iPads, laptops, tablet PCs, etc.)


Participant Responsibilities after the Summer school:

  • Implement a National Hub (all necessary guidance will be provided by our organization) at your school to disseminate knowledge acquired during the summer school.
  • Participate in a Living Lab with EU GreW experts, acting as a multiplier to train other educators.


How to Apply:


We encourage you to apply early and share this opportunity with your colleagues.
We look forward to your participation in this enriching and transformative educational experience!
Warm regards,
Summer School Organizing Committee