GEEPSGoa Environmental Education Programme in School (GEEPS):
CEE Goa in collaboration with the directorate of Education, Government of Goa has initiated the Goa Environmental Education Programme in Schools (GEEPS). GEEPS involves organization of year-long environmental education programmes in about 200 secondary and higher secondary schools. GEEPS was implemented in two phases. Activities in Phase I include:
Developing locale-specific environmental education materials for teachers and students
Building capacities among cluster partners and teachers through regular training programmes
Facilitating environmental action programmes in the schools. Four major environmental issues have been selected as themes for the schools to work on – Solid Waste Management, Mining and its impact on Environment, Eco-tourism and Biodiversity
As part of this phase, CEE Goa developed following EE materials
In GEEPS phase II, the main objective was to try and test the material developed in Phase I. The project had following components:
Each school took up a small research, monitoring or action project given in the information and activity booklet. The manuals developed under GEEPS helped teachers and students in implementation.
Goa State Office
C/o State Council of Educational Research & Training (SCERT)
Alto Porvorim, Bardez
Goa - 403 521
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Established as a Centre of Excellence of the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Government of India.