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Ocean Youngsters

A learning platform for marine conservation projects

Customer: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Schleswig-Holstein e.V.
Industry: Culture

Realisation of an interactive course for pupils.

gradwerk presents the Ocean Youngsters MOOC, an innovative e-learning platform developed for the Heinrich Böll Foundation Schleswig-Holstein e.V. This platform motivates pupils and schools to take an active role in protecting the oceans by designing and implementing their own projects.

Interactive learning programme

In five comprehensive chapters, the MOOC provides knowledge about marine conservation and guides participants to develop their own project ideas. Each chapter contains videos and interactive elements to deepen learning and encourage reflection.

Promotion of project ideas

A central element of the Ocean Youngsters MOOC is the opportunity for school classes to submit their own project ideas. The best ideas can receive financial support of up to €1,000 to realise the projects. This not only promotes commitment, but also the practical implementation of marine conservation measures.

The Ocean Youngsters MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), developed by gradwerk for the Heinrich Böll Foundation Schleswig-Holstein e.V., represents an outstanding contribution to environmental education and active marine conservation. This innovative platform combines sound theoretical knowledge with practical application and enables pupils and schools to develop and implement their own projects to protect the oceans. A central element of the MOOC is the opportunity for schools to submit project ideas for marine conservation. The most convincing proposals have the chance to receive financial support of up to €1,000 to turn their ideas into reality. This feature emphasises the MOOC's commitment to promoting practical activities and enabling the direct application of the knowledge learned.

As a digital agency, gradwerk has taken on the graphic and technical realisation of the platform, ensuring a user-friendly and interactive learning experience. The use of CMS 6 enables easy management and flexible customisation of content, making the platform particularly user-oriented and adaptable. The combination of high-quality learning content, interactive elements and the possibility of financial support for projects makes the Ocean Youngsters MOOC a unique and valuable educational offer. The conceptual graphic and technical realisation by gradwerk ensures a high level of user-friendliness and accessibility, which makes the platform attractive to a broad young target group.

An outstanding feature of the Ocean Youngsters MOOC, realised by gradwerk for the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Schleswig-Holstein e.V., is the high degree of flexibility for participants. The platform allows course participation to be interrupted at any time. Participants can set a bookmark with their e-mail address to resume the course at the exact point at which they left it. This function takes into account the different life circumstances and schedules of learners and makes the learning process individualised and user-friendly.

The platform also moves with the times by integrating innovative means of communication. The contact form enables users to record and send audio messages directly on the website. This modern form of communication offers a personal and uncomplicated way to give feedback, ask questions or share ideas with the Heinrich Böll Foundation. This function reflects gradwerk's progressive and user-oriented approach to the implementation of digital learning environments and promotes an interactive and dynamic exchange between participants and organisers.

Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Schleswig-Holstein e.V.

The Heinrich Böll Foundation Schleswig-Holstein is a political education organisation that focuses on activities in Germany's northernmost federal state. As an autonomous part of the global green movement and an independent part of the Berlin-based Heinrich Böll Foundation, it is dedicated to a variety of projects. These projects aim to revitalise and promote democratic processes, shape an environmentally conscious future and empower people to actively participate in shaping society and politics. The foundation attaches great importance to promoting commitment and awareness of sustainable development and democratic values.

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