Geoethics Outcomes and Awareness Learning (GOAL)


Project no.: 2017-1-PT01-KA203-035790
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Project description:

Project GOAL (Geoethics Outcomes and Awareness Learning), is an international partnership that leverages synergies so as to achieve its main objective: to develop a transnational syllabus, and corresponding educational resources, directed at the awareness and learning of geoethics in higher education, a syllabus that will enhance students’ knowledge, skills and competencies and will be suitable for application in universities and other educational establishments.
The project will follow an educationally contextualized approach centred in ICT resources, a MOOC and an online platform that will be ensued by an international network formed by 24 researchers, from Portugal (coordination), Italy, Spain, Austria, Lithuania and Israel.

Project results:

•IO1 – Theoretical aspects of geoethics and geoethics in georisks (leading partner from Italy)
•IO2 – Geoethics’ Syllabus and Geoethics in Georesources and Geoparks (leading partner from Portugal)
•IO3 – Geoethics in Environment (leading partner from Austria)
•IO4 – Geoethics in Education and Awareness Values (leading partner from Israel)

Period of project implementation: 2017-12-31 - 2020-08-30

Project coordinator: University of Porto

Project partners: Kaunas University of Technology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Weizmann Institute of Science, Universidad de Zaragoza

Vida Drąsutė

2017 - 2020

Department of Multimedia Engineering, Faculty of Informatics