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Join the CURIOSOIL Community of Practice and collaborate to boost soil literacy 

The CURIOSOIL Community of Practice (CoP) is a platform for stakeholders from diverse backgrounds to come together and contribute to the development, piloting and implementation of soil education initiatives. By joining, you will become part of a collaborative network dedicated to advancing soil literacy across Europe. 

The CoP, led by CURIOSOIL partner ECOLISE, coordinates efforts across multiple countries, bringing together relevant experts and organizations to achieve common objectives. The CURIOSOIL CoP focuses on seventeen European countries. 

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NORWEGIAN INSTITUTE OF BIOECONOMY RESEARCH

WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY WORLD SOIL INFORMATION EUROPEAN SCHOOL HEADS ASSOCIATION 

GAIA EDUCATION EUROPE ECOLISE

EUROPEAN SCIENCE COMMUNICATION INSTITUTE

UNIVERSITY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND LIFE SCIENCIES

INTERNATIONAL UNION FOR CONSERVATION OF NATURE

ZURICH UNIVERSITY OF ART

UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI PALERMO

REVOLVE

UNIVERSIDADE DE AVEIRO

  • Procedures

  • Selection of members

    Each country’s CoP will have between 8 to 12 members selected by ECOLISE in consultation with CURIOSOIL partners. 

    Collaboration and knowledge exchange

    The members will collaborate through online meetings, knowledge-sharing sessions, and workshops. 4 meetings a year until February 2028.

    Feedback and support

    CoP members will pilot the project materials, provide feedback, and support dissemination activities. 

    Results and insights

    Generated within the CoPs will be compiled and shared with the CURIOSOIL consortium. 

  • Objectives

  • Identify and Collect Information:

    Assist CURIOSOIL partners in identifying existing non-formal soil educational initiatives in each country.

    Implement Piloting Process

    Support the piloting of educational materials and the Soil Curiosity Kit, developed by the project partners, in educational settings.

    Facilitate Further Piloting and Dissemination

    Help in the piloting, demonstration, and dissemination of the Soil Curiosity Kit outside formal educational settings. 

  • Roles

  • Active

    Want to take part in discussions, share my organisation’s experience, pilot the Curiosoil educational materials and provide feedback 

    Observer

    I would like to participate in webinars and receive information on the project activities and deliverables 

    Expert

    I can provide expert input on the CURIOSOIL material 

Selection of members

Each country’s CoP will have between 8 to 12 members selected by ECOLISE in consultation with CURIOSOIL partners. 

Collaboration and knowledge exchange

The members will collaborate through online meetings, knowledge-sharing sessions, and workshops. 4 meetings a year until February 2028.

Feedback and support

CoP members will pilot the project materials, provide feedback, and support dissemination activities. 

Results and insights

Generated within the CoPs will be compiled and shared with the CURIOSOIL consortium. 

Identify and Collect Information:

Assist CURIOSOIL partners in identifying existing non-formal soil educational initiatives in each country.

Implement Piloting Process

Support the piloting of educational materials and the Soil Curiosity Kit, developed by the project partners, in educational settings.

Facilitate Further Piloting and Dissemination

Help in the piloting, demonstration, and dissemination of the Soil Curiosity Kit outside formal educational settings. 

Active

Want to take part in discussions, share my organisation’s experience, pilot the Curiosoil educational materials and provide feedback 

Observer

I would like to participate in webinars and receive information on the project activities and deliverables 

Expert

I can provide expert input on the CURIOSOIL material 

Who can join?

  • Science education experts
  • Community leaders
  • Community educators
  • Agricultural experts
  • Members of environmental NGOs or non-profit
  • organizations
  • Technology and innovation experts
  • Actors from ecovillages or permaculture associations
  • And others!

Benefits

  • Networking oportunities with the like-minded stajeholders across Europe.
  • Contribution to the advancement of soil literacy and education.
  • Access to new educational matrials and resources developed by the curiosoil projects.
  • Recognition for your contribution to project activities.
  • Invitation to our in-person events in your country
  • National workshops for co-creation of recommendations for soil education:
  • Primary and secondary education
  • National workshops for co-creation of recommendations for soil education:
  • Tertiary education
  • National conferences and policy briefs.

Are you passionate about soil education and
innovation? Join the CURIOSOIL CoP!