The Oceano Azul Foundation will set up a plan and will work with the relevant authorities to introduce ocean’s themes in the school curriculum of all children aged 5 to 9 years old in Portugal, creating a new generation more aware of the importance of the ocean and its fragile condition.
Children aged 5 to 9 years old in Portugal.
A new program introduced in primary school in Portugal.
This program is a key feature of the whole action plan. It envisages to bring ocean literacy to all children, resident in Portugal, with a special focus on the group between the ages 5 to 9 years old, creating a new blue generation.
This Program is to be developed in partnership with DG Education in Portugal and with the Education Ministry and the goal is to bring knowledge about the ocean and the importance of the ocean to our life on earth to children in school.
There are several initiatives under consideration, including training courses for teachers, developing contents and learning materials and also support to water sports in schools.