The workshop, titled “Supporting the green and digital transitions in education and training: Climathon 2024: Nurturing Sustainability Through Digital Green Education,” orchestrated a symphony of expertise, collaboration, and vision, as participants embarked on a journey to explore the intersection of sustainability and digital innovation in education. Led by the European Digital Learning Network (DLEARN) in partnership with Budakov Films Ltd, this event transcended boundaries, sparking dialogue, fostering connections, and sowing the seeds of change that would flourish long after its conclusion.

The recent workshop “Supporting the green and digital transitions in education and training: Climathon 2024: Nurturing Sustainability Through Digital Green Education” hosted by the European Digital Learning Network (DLEARN) and Budakov Films Ltd was a resounding success. Held on April 17th in Potsdam, Germany, the event seamlessly integrated insightful presentations, engaging discussions, and valuable networking opportunities, leaving participants inspired and empowered.

The workshop commenced with Prof. Dr. Petyo Budakov’s opening remarks, which set the tone for the day with enthusiasm and purpose. Prof. Budakov provided a comprehensive overview of Digit Edu 2024, emphasizing its commitment to advancing digital education and training in alignment with sustainable principles. He also shed light on the Erasmus+ funding programs, underscoring the importance of promoting inclusive, high-quality education across Europe.

Throughout the day, attendees were treated to a diverse range of presentations and discussions led by esteemed speakers. From Arne Unkrig’s inspiring entrepreneurial journey to Mrs. Slavena Rodinova’s insightful insights into green entrepreneurship, each session offered valuable perspectives on sustainability and innovation in education and training. Mrs. Keti Tserovska’s presentation on designing for sustainability further enriched the discussions, sparking ideas and conversations about the role of technology in driving positive change.

The interactive Q&A sessions provided attendees with the opportunity to engage directly with speakers, deepening their understanding of the topics at hand. Additionally, organizers facilitated an online survey form, enabling participants to provide feedback and suggestions for future events. Prof. Budakov’s closing remarks brought the event to a fulfilling conclusion, leaving attendees inspired and united in their commitment to supporting green and digital transitions in education and training.

In summary, the Climathon 2024 workshop was a testament to the power of collaboration and innovation in driving positive change. By bringing together experts, stakeholders, and enthusiasts, the event fostered meaningful dialogue, shared insights, and laid the groundwork for future initiatives. As participants departed with newfound knowledge and inspiration, the impact of the workshop continued to reverberate, fueling momentum towards a more sustainable and digitally empowered future.

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