Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2016

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Symbol O (Public) » Public

[O-04] Geoparks in Japan

Sun. May 22, 2016 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM Poster Hall (International Exhibition Hall HALL6)

Convener:*Mahito Watanabe(Institute of Geology and Geoinformation, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)

5:15 PM - 6:30 PM

[O04-P34] About the activities of education WG in Japanese Geoparks Network (2015)

*takanori makita1, Ryuta YAMAMOTO2, Tsuyoshi HIBINO3 (1.Sikokuseiyo Geopark Promotion Council, 2.Shizuoka University, 3.Hakusan Tedorigawa Geopark Promotion Council)

Keywords:Japanese Geoparks network, Geopark education, Working group, Contribution to the network

Japanese Geoparks network set up an activation subcommittee (administration meeting) as one of the organizations and performed activity to examine various problems such as a Japanese Geopark authorization policy and an examination standard.
However, can not do discussions with a view of the face inside the activities, challenges should be considered there was a lot of problems, such as pile.
Therefore, for the purpose of developing activity with the independence of will as a thing, the network which solved many problems, six subcommittees (examination, organization, education) were established by the activation subcommittee (management meeting) of May, 2015, and the information sharing about a problem and the example was performed by every subcommittee.
I will install working group (following WG) afterwards to perform a detailed discussion by every theme.

Education WG, in order to advance the discussion toward solving problems in Geopark educational activities of that was shared by the education subcommittee in May, was started up in June, 2015.
In 2015, I carried out making for it, activity such as the side reader examination of the Japanese Geoparks network about an action of the education in each area in collection of casebooks, holding of the Japanese Geoparks network national convention Kirishima meeting education subcommittee, standard 2015 of the Geopark education.
In this announcement, I report activity contents of education WG of 2015 and I put it together and report the activity plan of 2016.