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Training Trainers in Agroecology: the Euro-EducATES Erasmus+ project

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The Euro-EducATES project is a partnership project between the federal agricultural institution CEZ-Bergerie nationale, the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences of Vienna (BOKU), the European landscape Observatory of Arco Latino, the center for leader Programme and Agricultural Training Methodology (PLZMMC) and the University of Maribor.

The project aims:
-to improve existing agricultural training systems and the quality of the training itself,
-to increase and make possible the implementation of innovative practices,
-to enable the various partners to work in an international cooperative environment.

The project’s main objective is:
-to professionalize and assist teachers and trainers working in agricultural schools in order to implement the environmental objectives initiated by the European Union.

The partners will develop and disseminate common and innovative european educational tools to help teachers and trainers throughout Europe in order to transmit the essential knowledge and skills for agro-ecological transition.

Five intellectual outputs will be produced. Five transnational meetings, one training of trainers and five disseminating events will take place.

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