The local workshop in Germany took place on the 20th February 2015 and was completed successfully. Participants included teachers, students, an expert on sustainable cities from the Institute of Creative Sustainability, an expert for science communication from Wissenschaft im Dialog, researchers from universities, policymakers, and MARCH project members from the British Council Germany and jungvornweg.
The aim of this workshop was to exchange ideas and experiences about science teaching at school and out of school, and to develop new ideas as a team on how to work on the topic of sustainable cities in an innovative and inspiring way. Several good practices were discussed, including “Junior Science Café”, “Junior Doctor” and student competitions. As there is a wide range of good practices in Germany, a selection was made by trying to chose the most innovative, popular practices with different focuses.
The main outcomes and suggestions were the following: