Macedonian Ecological Society continued with teacher training which was initiated in the in the “Empowering Teachers and Pupils for a Better Life through Nature” project implemented in cooperation with five environmental NGOs from Europe, and financed by the Erasmus+ program of the European Union. On March 23, MES and a representative from Kindergarten Majski Cvet – Skopje held one-day training for the kindergarten teachers and caregivers from Kindergarten Detska Radost – Gevgelija.
The purpose of the training was to familiarize the kindergarten teachers and caregivers with the educational materials for nature and birds that they can use in their educational programs. The training also took part in nature in the recreational area Dinkjut, where the participants tested some of the activities from the material.
The educational materials encourage educators working with children of the earliest age in rural or smaller urban areas to spend more time in nature and to study it closely, as well as to introduce interactive component in learning about birds.