UNESCO Award for the School of Early Childhood Studies and Special Education

unesco awardThe School of Early Childhood Studies and Special Education of Metropolitan College, Thessaloniki campus and, more specifically, students Anna-Iris and Maria-Leto Kouba, in cooperation with the Experimental Centre of Preschool Education ‘Infant Garden’ and the World Organization for Early Childhood Education in Thessaloniki, carried out a study entitled ‘Children's curiosity finds solutions for energy: a project for renewable and non-renewable energy sources for early childhood’ as part of their placement.

Their project was awarded in the international competition of UNESCO ‘Global Action Programme 2016’, on ‘Education for Sustainable Development’. This is a project for the teaching of renewable and non-renewable energy sources to preschool children. The members of the award-winning group are Dr Vassiliki Pliogkou, Programme Leader, Ms Anastasia Kountouroudi, Ms Ifigeneia Kamperidou and students Anna-Iris and Maria-Leto Kouba.

The prize will be delivered during the presentation of the project at the International Congress of the Steering Committee of O.M.E.P. in Seoul, between 4-8 July 2016.