«befter» project before & after the experience The Goal Creating a team experience for building a relationship to the «real world» and in collaboration between teams across the world. The «befter» method or steps are a living concept that has … Continue reading «befter» – a new teaching and learning method
While most people are drive a fuel or diesel car, I was wondering if this is good for the environment. I was thinking that this is a big and important topic for the whole earth. It would be quite fascinating … Continue reading What could be your future car?
“The Horse” concept is evolving! For the first time, young learners from three different countries are experimenting with each other to gain experience in co-creation, communication and media skills – all within a “real-life collaboration project”! The approach is called … Continue reading TRIANGLES (new!) – Collaboration Projects started!
Teaching & Learning Web “The Horse” concept “The Horse” concept forms a basis for applied learning methods in combination with experiences. It combines elements of active learning with self-responsibility and enables collaboration across national borders. «The Horse» concept at Geneva Forum at United Nations, 12/14/2022: We presented «The Horse» concept at Geneva Forum (youtube.com) at United Nations, the 6th Annual International Conference on Participatory Research, Citizen Sciences, Crowd-Innovation and Fab Labs for Peace and Development, 13 to 15 December 2022, Organized by Objectif Sciences International (osi-genevaforum.org). We started in late 2015, during this time the so called «befter» method has developed … Continue reading “The Horse” concept
End Food Waste! – The Challenge When we heard that this year’s befter topic was revolved around food and climate we quickly decided that our project had to be based on food waste, because it is a serious issue for … Continue reading End Food Waste – The Challenge
DOMAIN CHANGE & some statistics We have changed the domain save-energy.tips to dontwastemy.energy – so it matches better the website motto “don’t waste my energy!” Here some statistics: We are very happy about the visitors’ interest for our students’ project website and The Horse … Continue reading The Horse Education since 2016
Our climate is changing. This is something we can’t deny. The icecaps are melting, the sea level is rising, some animal/plant species are disappearing, … Therefore, we should study and try to prevent the causes of global warming. The main … Continue reading The Mystery of Kalmthoutse Heide
A partial analysis of Antwerp international airport We all know air travel has negative effects on the environment but just how bad is it? [Zurich’s partner team contribution “What are the true costs of an unsustainable flight?“] Negative effects of … Continue reading Sustainable flights
That we are in the middle of the climate change is no secret. The news all over the world are filled with headlines which tell us that we are not looking into a bright future but what does this mean … Continue reading How can plants survive in the climate change?
Hello everyone, For our project befter (before & after the experience) we chose the topic chicken consumption. We had a lot of questions about this theme, like how much chicken meat does our society consume daily? How do the chickens … Continue reading Chicken consumption
Dear Audience, We chose the topic “dry slag processing“, which means the process of the materials which were not burnable and came again out of the … Continue reading What happens during the DRY SLAG process?
Introduction The NEST (Next Evolution in Sustainable Building Technologies) is a research and innovation of the Empa (Swiss interdisciplinary research institute for materials science and technology development). We want to obtain closer information about the Nest, which is placed in … Continue reading The Nest – exploring the future of buildings
Hi everyone, This is our finished befter projectino (befter – before & after the experience) about Electric cars. We chose this topic because we believe electric cars will play a huge part in our future and therefore wanted to know … Continue reading Overview of electric cars and personal experience
Collaboration projects 2022 across cultures & worldwide Teenagers and young adults created collaborative projects around the world, using the “befter” steps. Visit the new interactive world map and find the students’ project outcomes and experiences. To the interactive world map » The TRIANGE collaboration experiment 2021/22 For the first time, young learners from three different countries are experimenting with each other to gain experience in co-creation, communication and media skills – all within a “real-life collaboration project”! More about the triangles » City climate 2020/21 Collaborations across borders and cultures! The overall topic is “City Climate” with special focus on “City Trees”. More about city climate » … Continue reading Projects’ overview
Let’s imagine, there is a huge wall surrounding Zurich city. Only e-cars are allowed to pass the barriers to get into the town. In the picture … Continue reading Zurich city without fuel-powered cars
Collaborations 2023 Business School wkvk :: Teams 2022/23 Collaborations 2022 Business School wkvk :: Teams BM19a & BM2VZ: => Click on an image to watch the video (vimeo.com) Some of the collaboration partners from all over the world! (not complete, selection) 2021 – City Climate City Climate ’21, India, Kerala, Christ Nagar Senior Secondary School (christnagarschool.in), city of Trivandrum City Climate ’21, Switzerland, Zurich/Wetzikon, Business School wkvk :: Teams BM18a & BM2VZ: => Click on an image to watch the video (vimeo.com) 2020 – food & climate Collaborations across cultures, borders and sub-continents! Add-on projects “Sharing” by … Continue reading Website creation teams
Verantwortliche für den Inhalt Responsible for the content Diese Website ist ein kulturübergreifendes Gemeinschaftsprojekt von Berufsmittelschülern, Studenten und Auszubildenden, das Ende 2015 im Rahmen des neuen Faches “Technik & Umwelt” entstanden ist. Sie ist ein Engagement des gemeinnützigen Vereins “THE ! association” (the-horse.education), kurz “The horse” genannt, mit Sitz in der Schweiz. This website is a joint project of vocational secondary school pupils, students and trainees across cultures, which was created at the end of 2015 as part of the new subject “Technology & Environment”. It is a commitment of the non-profit association “THE ! association” (the-horse.education), called “The horse” … Continue reading Imprint / Contact – Impressum / Kontakt