We invented and tried out a new experimental concept to acquire knowledge and perform projects, we name it
There are a number of newly created befter-contributions of different environmental topics published by vocational business students.
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More articles are in progress: The Bournemouth Showcase and further Befters of the partner class from Belgium. Follow the project teams on Instagram::where2where, facebook::dontwastemyenergy, twitter::where_2_where
into the magazine «The Environment» of the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment
In the edition of November 2018 "The horse education concept" got a nice place and has been recommended under the rubric "Tipps" (German and French).
Link to the magazine "The Environment" (admin.ch)
Download the magazine (PDF, admin.ch) and check out page 4, "Verschwende nicht meine Energie!"
Within the context of "The horse" (teachingweb.org) metallography students from Berlin (Lette Verein Berlin) and business students from Zurich (wkvw business school) are creating contributions in collaboration for save-energy.tips. The goal is to create imaginary scenarios encased in today's reality-based language of maths (calculations).
We had the honor to present the concept of "The horse" at two conferences.
Eliane Suter delivered speeches.
The first event was the "bili-Erfa-Tagung 2018: digital und analog", a cantonal meeting at the Zurich University of teacher education (PHZH) and the 2nd took place at the national wide event "Forum de la maturité professionnelle 2018" in Martigny (VS) organized by IFFP (Institute fédéral des hautes études en formation professionnelle).
In the context of the events we created the mini website teachingweb.org containing the main info material of the concept "The horse".
The ZürIzmir partner class project was an ambitious one in the sense of having differences in culture, language, education and infrastructure but also in respect of a relatively short time frame.
The students had the opportunity to do team research on self chosen environmental topics and experience that communication between team members (or from Zurich or from Izmir) can be a challenge. However, after having succeeded this experimental project and looking back, some lessons can be drawn for a next partner class project.
"Initiating a pilot project is similar to climbing a mountain, when you're More...
After "Don't waste my energy" last year the new website "Don't waste my resources!" is completed.
The website contributions have been created by students within the new (bilingual) teaching subject "Technik & Umwelt".
W2W - The students' website project is growing!
Everything started with the idea of having a website created by students last year. And it worked out fine as you could see in our previous post about don't waste My Energy. Now this year the students' website save-energy.tips is going to be widened in the sense of "don't waste My Resources" and "embodied energy".