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Traditional Chinese version is added on Teaching Guidebook "Designing for places of mutual learning ~Ten Facilitation Skills Learned from Environment Education~"

April 19, 2021

1. About this guidebook

 This guidebook is issued for environmental educators to design and provide support for "places of mutual learning" where children can learn from each other. Based on the concepts and skills emphasized in environmental education, this book offers guidance on how to deepen ideas and activate conversations among students, as well as on what tools and course structures may be helpful, thus achieving active learning experiences.

2. Background

The guidebook has been issued in Japanese, English, Simplified Chinese, and Korean in 2020, as an outcome of Five years (2015-19) Tripartite Environmental Education Network (referred to as TEEN* hereafter) joint project by TEEN Japanese Committee working group. Making this guidebook is one of our efforts to achieve "Raising the consciousness of the environmental community at the grass-roots level" which is held as a target by TEEN.

* About TEEN

Japan, China, and Korea agreed to establish and promote a tripartite cooperation project to achieve the target above at the Second Tripartite Environment Ministers Meeting (TEMM) held in 2000. Following this agreement, Director General's Meeting in 2000 decided to started up TEEN to promote the environmental education network, which consists of environmental education experts from the three countries.

3. How to get a copy

Free copy of the guidebook can be downloaded from MOEJ's website linked below.

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