in association with PBL Institute

Τίτλος : «Cycling-based Learning»

Τόπος : Vilnius, Lithuania

Ημερομηνίες : 21 εώς 28 Απριλίου 2019

Συμμετέχοντες : 4 άτομα 18 εώς 25 ετών και 1 άτομο (leader) 25 εώς 35 ετών.

Καλύπτεται το 100% των εξόδων μετακίνησης εώς 250 ευρώ και το 100% διαμονής διατροφής.

Συμμετοχή : 40 € (εφόσον επιλεγείτε)

Δηλώσεις συμμετοχής έως την ΤΕΤΑΡΤΗ 30 ΙΑΝΟΥΑΡΙΟΥ


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Project "Cycling-based learning" brings the new highly integrated conception of psychological well-being, sport, healthy lifestyle, environment protection and active citizenship to the new level altogether. Cycling-based learning gives the new approach towards the psychological well-being of youth having fruitful, healthy, active full-blooded, activities in Nature together with other beloved persons acknowledging the natural and cultural heritage of the local region together. Cycling-based learning reveals the highly integrated conception of learning by doing by actively exploring the sense of acting and learning together while cycling a bike.

The project idea strongly focuses healthy lifestyle promotion, that's high supported by European policy. EU Health policy and its Health strategy that highly promotes the following aspects of health policy:
- Prevention work - especially by promoting healthier lifestyles
- Equal chances of good health & quality healthcare for all (regardless of income, gender, ethnicity, etc.);
- Tackling serious health threats involving more than one EU country
- Supporting dynamic health systems & new technologies.
Mental health and sports benefits of youth are highly supported within EU2020. EU Health policy and status of public health highly contributes to the implementation of Europe 2020 strategy which aims to make the EU a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy promoting growth for all – one prerequisite for which is good health.

Vilnius region - seems to be a very nice example of "Cycling-based learning" because of rich Natural and Cultural heritage of this wonderful capital of Lithuania. Vilnius is called "Green City", because of plenty of green areas within also it contains a number of famous objects of cultural heritage with its own unique cultural gothic, baroque and renaissance backgrounds. "Cycling-based learning" has a strong non-formal education character - it gives youth better understanding about benefits of a healthy lifestyle while cycling, acknowledge how to read value of local natural heritage in terms of preservation of forests, green areas, how to contribute to preservation of natural areas within the cities, suburban areas and local regions and how to start active volunteering in related organizations. Healthy life awareness and benefits of cycling together promoted in the project fostering of active community bringing and new ideas for realization through volunteering activities.

The AIM of Project - promoting of Youths' Healthy living habits by practicing cycling activities acknowledging local cultural and natural highlights.
1. Give better insights for youth on healthy lifestyle and cycling as a tool for exploring of local natural and cultural heritage;
2. Provide insights on cycling-based learning a method for catalyzing the new pro-social ideas and bringing ideas to the practice;
3. Provide the new, innovative ideas for youth how to volunteer in local sport/environmental/cultural organizations;
4. Introduce youth to the conception of learning by doing losing xenophobic, discriminatory attitudes;
5. Creating of innovative projects for contributing to local communities preserving of local cultural, natural heritage and sports infrastructure for promoting active, healthy, culturally rich environment for youth and local communities.

Project Methodology - learning by doing (Dewey, 1958), that involves highly practical activities by learners exercising themselves acting together and learning from the practice. Cycling-based learning is at the heart of "Learning by doing" because of active learners' involvement in sports activities exploring local natural and cultural heritage for better understanding and contributions by volunteering in the local cultural, natural and sport infrastructure establishments.

Participating countries: Spain, Romania, Poland, Bulgaria, Greece, Lithuania

Venue: "Rastinėnai" homestead

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