Northern Environmental Education Development 1.3
The NEED project is designed to develop an innovative, operational model to improve the educational use of geo-scientific knowledge in sites of Natural value. The model will be transferable from one country to another in the Northern Periphery region. The project will produce study modules and educational materials, and is designed to develop insp... More...
Aim & Objectives:
The aim is to increase environmental awareness among locals and tourists; develop study modules for the pilot learning environments; as well as to educate locals on how to use the learning environments in the context of tourism. The NEED project focuses on both environmental education and educational tourism in Nature sites; to increase skills, an... More...
Expected Outcomes:
The main outcome of the NEED project is an operational model how to use the developed learning environments by the locals. The other outcomes are the study modules developed for the pilot science centres and the respective learning materials in the centres. Developed learning environments. For the background of the developmental work also reviews o... More...
Reported Outcomes:
Find newest Study modules with handbooks for teachers and introduction to the study materials developed in the NEED-project at The Study modules Elements of Geology, Landscape, Geological materials in society and their sustainable use and Climate change are available in English. Study Modules NEED The three project conferences enh... More...
Priority: 2. Sustainable development of natural and community resources
Objective: i. Environment as an asset in the periphery
Theme: Environmental protection, climate change, pollution (soil, water, air), waste management

Total Budget: € 1 220 000
Total Funding Request: € 672 000

Start Date: 07/01/2008
End Date: 31/12/2010

Desk Officer Christopher Parker
Lead Partner
University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Tuula Keinonen
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