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07/01/2024 | Campus-Meldung

Award for educational project

The project "Global Perspectives in Primary School" was awarded the "National Award - Education for Sustainable Development" by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the German UNESCO Commission as part of the UNESCO "ESD 2030" program on Friday, 28.06.2024 in Aschaffenburg.

Scene from a group project.Image: University of Kassel.
Scene from a group project.

Dr. Andrea Ruyter-Petznek, Head of the Department of Education in Regions, Education for Sustainable Development at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), and Dr. Roman Luckscheiter, Secretary-General of the German Commission for UNESCO, presented awards to 21 stakeholders for their outstanding commitment. The event took place in the Stadthalle Aschaffenburg.

The "Global Perspectives in Primary Schools" project impressed the jury with its exemplary commitment to ESD and special dedication to the United Nations' Global Sustainability Goals, according to a press release. It teaches development education at primary school age. The project is managed and implemented by Dr. Gesine Bade and Eva-Maria Kohlmann, both FB05, Didactics of Political Education. Close cooperation partners are the Hessian Ministry of Culture, Education and Opportunities (HMKB) and the district of Waldeck-Frankenberg, Schools and Education Department. More information here.