Students from various countries will learn about therole of green tourism in helping to promote awarenessabout conserving nature for the benefit of mankind ina world faced with climate change.They will collaborate and share perspectives aboutplaces and tourism education through using computersoftware and a shared wikispace. In doing so,students will also learn about nature, heritage and thecultures in these different countries.
The goals of the Green Tourism Project are :1. to learn about green tourism and to promote it to the local and international community.2. to build and develop a sense of love for nature and social responsibilities towards it3. to learn about nature, heritage and cultures of countries around the world4. to specifically promote green tourism in line with „Visit Perak Year 2012‟ tagline „Green Tourism. Yours To Discover. Nature and Heritage‟.duration - 1 October, 2011 - 31 January, 2012
For us this has meant • Learning beyond borders • Global awareness - cultural awareness - language awareness - „green tourism‟ awareness • Global competence • Promoting tourism education in a fun and interactive way to local and virtual audiences around the world. • Fostering goodwill and better understanding • Friendship knows no boundaries • Celebrating diversity and promoting peace
And the future?• Sharing a common school curriculum via project-based learning.• Expanding the idea of learning beyond borders to include all levels of schools and society.• Promoting tourism education to a wider audience locally and globally.
• Organising programs and workshops to reach out to more schools locally and globally about the benefits of working with technology and others.• Possibility of implementing twinning school plan between schools for better working relationship and addressing the issue of equity for education ( rural vs urban, developed vs developing, etc. )