A group 14 students from different educational centers of the Islands participates in the IV State youth conference Take care of the planet, under the motto The School: Agent of Change, which is being held this week in Albacete, with the purpose of exposing its environmental projects and actions, and of discussing proposals and initiatives to achieve a more sustainable world. Following this line, participants can participate in different workshops and activities.
The delegation of the Archipelago is composed of students of the IES Alonso Pérez Díaz of La Palma, of the IES El Chapatal and Punta Larga, of Tenerife, and of the IES Vigán de Fuerteventura, centers that actively participate in the actions of the Canary Network of Educational Centers towards Sustainability (RedECOS) of the Ministry of Education and Universities of Government of the Canary Islands. These centers were selected in the Island Youth Conferences Take care of the planet the past course 2017-2018, within the framework of the State Network of Educational Centers towards Sustainability (EsenRED).
The participation of the students of the Islands in this IV State Confint is the result of the collaboration agreement that has been developed in recent years between the Ministry of Education and Universities of the Autonomous Executive, the CajaCanarias Foundation and the Banca La Caixa Foundation, to create environmental projects to support Networks and Projects for Environmental Education.
For her part, the director of the Canarian Agency for University Quality and Educational Evaluation (Accuee) and responsible for the Educational Innovation Service, Teresa Acosta, stressed that "participation in the State Confint is an educational opportunity for young Canary people to share experiences with young people from other autonomous communities ".
In total there are 116 young people who have concentrated this week in Albacete, representing the communities of the Canary Islands, Castilla La Mancha, Catalonia, La Rioja, Madrid, Valencia, Murcia, the Basque Country and Castilla y León, all of them belonging to the Network State Educational Centers towards Sustainability (EsenRED).