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The project will create an environment for transformational learning to support pupils’ self perception of themselves as agents of change. Empowered to imagine and contribute to building alternative futures, the project will support pupils' capacities for decision-making and making their voice heard, to reflect critically on the values shaping society today and active participation in creating a just and regenerative society.

The three-year lifelong learning project exploits the innovation potential of universities to support capacities of local actors for sustainable development in the regions of the Czech Republic. In interaction of several institutions, training system for the Local Action Group network will be developed, tested and implemented as a Certified Methodology. Methodical materials and the Portal of regional sustainable development based on the latest scientific knowledge and the existing good practice will cover 9 thematic areas of sustainable regional development. Mapping situation on-site will serve as a base for decision-making; new evaluation tools will assess the impact of educational interventions. The results will support regional development processes based on the bottom-up initiatives.

This project seeks to re-frame a pupil's relationship with the future by opening up the questions, what is the future we want? What values do we want to live by? Education for the Future empowers students to envision alternative futures and build confidence in actively shaping the future.

The project explores the potential mutual reinforcement of arts-based and sustainability education in developing critical and systems thinking, normative and anticipatory competences, collaboration and self-awareness, and self-perception as an agent of change.

In the first year, the project will review the most up-to-date research results on environmental aspects of consumer behavior (quantitative aspect - impact assessment and prevention, qualitative view - lifestyle change); determine its relevance to education. It will identify concepts and methodological tools to support behavioral change: sustainability values, competences, creativity for innovation, critical thinking and orientation in information environment, whole-institutional approach. Based on theories and experience, methodical materials will be developed and tested in the second year. Reflection in the third year will include experience from the processes of learning and sharing / transferring knowledge; the main result will be a methodology for teaching and evidence-based policy.

The aim of the project is to create a) a certified methodology, which will be a methodical tool for creating OER suitable for university studies. The Methodological Portal will summarize the methodological knowledge for creating OER, introduce a series of materials on a given topic (texts, videos, pictures) and provide an interactive space for discussion of users, creating their OER. Based on methodological knowledge, a freely available online course (MOOC) for both Charles University employees and the general public will be created to enhance knowledge and competencies in the field of online resource creation and use. The Methodological Portal and online course will be available after the end of the project to support critical resource assessment as a defence against disinformation.