Irena Kokalj

She holds a BSc in biology and has a specialisation in the field of environmental education. For several years she has been a teacher of biology in secondary school and a teacher of natural science in CŠOD. Her special interest lies in development of didactic approaches in outdoor programs. Irena is the author of many articles about outdoor education in Slovenia presented at national and international meetings and published in professional textbooks and magazines. She has proven her leadership skills by planning and implementing major events at CŠOD that included several hundreds of participants. Irena has successfully coordinated activities and significantly contributed in obtaining EU funding for projects with EOE (e.g. partners for youth exchange and exchange of teachers at their workplaces). She was responsible for local organization and was leading the EOE conference in Planica in 2010 and is also the event leader for this EOE conference in Bohinj. Irena has been a co-opted member of EOE board since 2010 and a member of EOE board since 2014. She has the full support from her institution, the CŠOD. 

Interests:

Outdoor education practice in connection with school curriculum.

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