Project Impact

During the implementation period (May 2014 - April 2016) the following key outcomes, on each of the educational components addressed within Greenovation Challenge Project: youth skills development for innovation in sustainable development have been obtained:

» 950 pupils, 50 teachers from 37 high schools, 28 cities (13 counties) from mountain areas of Romania went through ecological education activities and received free educational materials (Eco-nomics module) and additional resources for information on sustainable development in mountain areas;

» 4 webinars conducted by experts on environmental issues and sustainable development, with relevant examples of case studies to train teachers and students for the competition;

» 25 green school projects conducted by teachers and students in mountain communities;

» Competition for innovation in environmental sustainability involved in local phase 600 students (and at the national stage 163 students) who have completed and pitched 100 proposals with solutions to problems of sustainable development in their communities;

» Campaign of dissemination, with participation of students as active citizens, for promoting the solutions proposed by students towards 50 local authorities in the mountain areas from Romania;
» Involvement of 10 experts in sustainable development as volunteers in educational activities;

» 13 teachers and 61 students participated in the Romanian and Norwegian Greenovation Camps, bilateral educational events in Norway and Romania, where young people worked in mixed teams to resolve issues of sustainable development.