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The objectives set and being served by the Environmental Education Laboratory are the following:

  • Developing research and academic collaboration in the fields of Environmental Education (EE) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
  • Training undergraduate and postgraduate students on ΕΕ and ESD issues.
  • Initial and continuing teacher education in EE and ESD.
  • Lifelong environmental awareness, awareness raising and training of general population.
  • Scientific support of the educational work and provision of consulting services to bodies, organizations, individuals and groups that promote  EE and ESD through their initiatives and actions.
  • Developing partnerships and exchanging experiences with other institutions, centers, organizations and groups at national, European and international level on EE and ESD issues.
  • Contribution to networking and creation of learning and practice communities among individuals, groups and organizations interested in and promoting EE and ESD.
  • Development of pedagogical material, both printed and digital, for EE and ESD in the context of formal, non-formal and lifelong learning.
  • Contribution to the debate on the formulation of national and European education policy in research and promotion of EE and ESD.