Fuerteventura Oasis Park becomes an "Environmental Education Classroom" for teachers

Saturday, 26 September, 2015
 
Professors of different specialties and educational stages are involved in an educational visit, which focuses on environmental education to help spread the methodological principles and strategies and provide resources for this new school year.
 
In September, in Oasis Park Fuerteventura also begins a new school year with the traditional presentation of its educational program, which is done in a day, oriented to Primary and Secondary  Education. More than 30 teachers have participated this morning in the personalized visit whose purpose was to show teachers an environmental content and show the educational possibilities of Oasis Park Fuerteventura for the development of educational activities.
 
In the day they have collaborated with the technical teams of each department of the park, where has explained in depth the difficult work being done to preserve the flora and fauna, have made an extensive tour which highlighted the great potential of being a zoo that has facilities own lungs hostel located in the park, "not only children will be excited to feel so close to nature can sleep in a zoo, but the vast majority of adults we have lost that touch" He quoted one of the teachers who has been with us this morning.
 
Oasis Park Fuerteventura recreates natural habitats of each species where students can observe the natural behavior of the animals and the interaction between different species, this makes it a very powerful educational resource for teachers, as students learn from observation and using their own experiences and emotions.
 
New to the conference highlighted the launch of the ECI card, which gives access to the park teachers. Teachers who have attended educational seminars to present the school calendar will have the ECI "education, conservation, research" card so they can prepare the upcoming visit by accessing the zoo for free.
 
A new product especially for teachers, which aims to know Oasis Park Fuerteventura thoroughly, to use it as an educational resource and always enjoy what they want for a whole year. Thus, teachers may prepare their students for the visit in comfort.
 
Oasis Park Fuerteventura deliver a ECI card to each teacher to attend the presentation or during the course, go to the meeting with the teachers. In the day it was stressed that all objectives and content of the educational program are adapted to the official curriculum so that teachers can find an interesting resource in the zoo to complete their educational programs using a different environment.