Develop, coordinate and conduct a number of educational programmes for schools and its stakeholders. Using mainly a "cluster approach", the programme reaches out over 200000+ schools across the country today.
From the very beginning, schools and the school system have been at the centre of a major part of CEE's programmes. The journey of school programmes of Centre at the national level started in 1985 through the National Environment Awareness Campaign (NEAC) of the MoEF.
The Centre develops, coordinates and conducts a number of educational programmes for schools, in both formal and non-formal streams of education. To this end, on the one hand, it trains teachers, develops materials for EE, conducts programmes at school level using various approaches, collaborates with other agencies for EE/ESD initiatives, reviews and analyzes curriculum for integration of concepts etc. On the other hand, it endeavours to bring a hands-on, field-based, dimension to school education through opportunities offered by governmental and non-governmental initiatives such as the eco-clubs, camping, education in and around Protected Areas, etc.
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Established as a Centre of Excellence of the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Government of India.