ISTITUTO PANGEA – European Institute for Environmental Education, Interpretation and Training, Italy
Phone: 0039 0773 511 352
PANGEA Institute, the partner, responsible for quality assurance of the HeriQ project, was established in 1992 in the Circeo National Park with the mission of improving the level of public awareness and parks management through environmental education and vocational training programmes for protected areas’ staff, public administrators, teachers, educators, interpreters, schools, families, etc. It has carried out more than 20,000 hours of training and education involving about 7,000 people. It is specialized in interpretive planning, heritage interpretation training, design of interpretive facilities and media and written interpretation, environmental education. Accordingly with the national law it trained almost all the interpreters who work in the Italian parks as guides. It is a member of IUCN – and it has been involved in the “ETTF – European Training Task Force of its Commission on Protected Areas”.