Strengthening Environment Education in School System (StrEESS)
Since 2005, CEE is working with State Departments of Education (SDEs) across India towards Strengthening Environment Education in School System (StrEESS). Under the project, CEE initiated discussions with various State Education Departments. CEE has facilitated the development of proposals by various State Departments of Education focusing on the action plan for various activities such as developing / facilitating implementation of the EE curriculum, orientation of text book writers, development of text books, development of teaching-learning materials, teachers training etc.
CEE had several rounds of meeting with Department of State Educational Research and Training (DSERT) for revision of the project proposal. The State has developed State Curriculum framework based on the framework textbooks are being developed in phase wise manner. CEE in consultation with DSERT and Education Boards has developed a state report on status of environmental education in Karnataka. A quick assessment exercise of the use of greened textbooks and trained master trainers of EESS project was done. CEE is also engaged in developing EVS textbooks of classes 1-4.
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Established as a Centre of Excellence of the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Government of India.