The Management Body of N.M.P.Z is actively involved as a Scientific Partner of the Research Project PAIXNIDION - 21, which has as its core subject the design of new and innovative educational programmes and is part of the Operational Programme "Education and Lifelong Learning" of Ministry of Education. This specific project is the result of cooperation of the Management Agency of the Zakynthos National Marine Park with the Ionian University, which is the Project Leader.
The objectives of this project are:
Design of innovative educational programs for the Primary and Secondary education concerning the substantial expansion of the education provided in the fields of cultural identity and heritage.
The development and implementation of these educational programmes through a training - interactive platform for experiential learning through culture and the evaluation of educational programmes. This will be developed through the pilot implementation in schools of Primary and Secondary education with a view to charting their contribution to the: a) improvement of the efficiency of education and b) education on issues of cultural heritage.
The Project will comply fully with the principles of the Community Initiative EQUAL in the part of combating social exclusion and discrimination, mainly on issues of sex or sexual orientation, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability or age.
In this context, an information event already held in Corfu on April 4, 2014, attended by the President of the Management Body Professor Drosos Koutsoubas and the Deputy Responsible of Environmental Education of the Management Body, Ms Anastasia Kolokotsa. Their presentation had as theme: "The experience of N.M.P.Z in education using ITT (Information Technologies and Communications)".
For more information: www.paixnidion21.eu