European Schools for a Living Planet: Academy of WWF and ERSTE Foundation from 17-23 October 2009 in Austria!

Are you a teacher for 12-16 year olds in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia or Ukraine? We are happy to invite 3 teachers together with 3 of their students to participate in the Academy of WWF and ERSTE Foundation, which will be held from 17 to 23 October 2009 in Austria. You will be trained how to facilitate nature and environmental projects with your school class! The focus will be on three topics:
*  The Danube – Europe’s lifeline
*  The Ecological Footprint – consumption and global effects
*  Active citizenship – get active and motivate others

Out of all applicants WWF and ERSTE Foundation will select 3 teachers per country who are allowed to bring one of their students. All teachers are invited to attend the final event in Austria in June 2010. Language of the academy, project documentation and final event will be in English. Travel costs, lodging and the participation are free. If you are interested in participating please fill in the application and attach a cover letter (1 page) explaining why you and your school class want to participate in this project. Please send your application and cover letter no later than 11 September 2009 to: WWF Austria, Danica Bauer, Ottakringerstr. 114-116, 1160 Vienna, Austria or by e-mail: To download the application form please go to

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