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The event “Sustainable energy and digital video technology in education” will be held on Friday 30th September at theRepresentation Office of the European Commission in Rome.

This one-day conference has been organized within the framework of the EU-funded project “Yourvid Save Energy” (Y.S.E.), financed by EACEA (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency) and is addressed to the relevant stakeholders involved in education and environmental issues, such as teachers of primary and secondary levels, students, local authorities, youth groups and media.

The event aims to promote an innovative didactical approach among education and training institutions based on the PBL (Problem-based learning) model and intends to offer strategic solutions for schools on the topic of sustanaible energy through the use of the new ICT.

It will be devoted as well to the presentation of the winning videos made by Italian schools that took part in the European Competition “Sustainable Energy and Digital Video. Yourvid Save Energy 2010-2011” under the subject “My School and Sustainable Energy”.

The competition has been launched with the aim of promoting contacts among students from all over Europe through the production of videos related to sustainability and urban environment in the local area where their education center is located.