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Introduction

Cz&K Consulting is a small-medium company (SME) based in Hungary. Our company was founded in 2011 with the aim of bringing creative solutions to education and communication of nowadays’ climate challenge in the form of consultancy, creation of training and communication materials.

Our Team is experienced in comprehensive management of European projects, communication and education of sustainability; moreover, we take part of a living worldwide network that enables us to exchange ideas on the cutting edge trends in communication and education of nature conservation. We think in strategies and we bring our ideas on the ground.

Our expertise

Cz&K Team provides trainings in the field of sustainability for diverse audiences: from primary and secondary schools, through institutions of higher education, up to adult education centres. Our Team is set up of experienced educators and communicators, our aim is to bring creative elements into the curricula, advise on education strategy and encourage the learners step-by-step on the way of experiential learning process.

The fact of being communicators and taking part of international networks, such as the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN CEC) ensures the success of the dissemination of the project results. Through our previous work experiences, we participated in the creation and implementation of the following EU funded projects listed below, however, Cz&K Consulting as a legal entity have not been official partner of these consortia.

  • ERASMUS/COMENIUS, ELENA (539561-LLP-1-2013-1-DE-COMENIUS-CMP)
  • ERASMUS+ KA2, In2rural (2014-1-ES01-KA203-004740)
  • ERASMUS+ KA2, NE(W)AVE – reNEWAble e-Vet lEarning (2017-1-IT01-KA202-006250)
  • ERASMUS+ KA2, GrEAT – Green Education for Active Talents (2017-1-IT02-KA201-036778)
  • ERASMUS+ KA2, NatFruit – The Importance of Local and Natural Growing Products in the Development of Rural Areas: Role Model of Ankara Armudu (Pyrus communis) (2018-1-TR01-KA202-058231)
  • ERASMUS+ KA2 VET, CitriVET – Enhancing green-skills in VET through citrus waste valorisation (2018-1-ES01-KA202-050799)
  • LIFE+ ECOCITRIC (LIFE13ENV/ES/000889)
  • LIFE+ LowCarbonFEED (Life16 CCM/ES/000088)
  • INTERREG Learning by doing http://www.interreg-danube.eu/approved-projects/learning-by-doing

Our Team

Let us introduce our project team and highlight the added values we bring to your project and partnership based on our personal experience.

Katalin Czippán – project manager, senior sustainability expert

Katalin Czippán is educator, having experience in the field of communication and education for sustainable development from nature camps to policy making, from giving lectures to develop communication campaigns; experienced project manager and coordinator of national and international programs and projects. She led the Grant Office of the oldest Hungarian university and functioned as the sustainability Focal Point for Seventh Framework Programme of the European Community for research, technological development and demonstration activities. Katalin is an active leader of the Commission on Education and Communication of the IUCN since 2007 and from 2016 she serves as deputy chair.

Zsuzsanna Kray – ERASMUS+ project coordinator and sustainability expert

Zsuzsanna is Environmental Researcher, she has been working in the field of sustainability and its education. For years she has been working in EU funded projects (ERASMUS+ KA2, LIFE, Interreg), she is also official ERASMUS+ evaluator of the National Agency in Hungary. Her experiences lie not only in proposal writing, partnership building, networking and implementation of projects, but creation of Intellectual Outputs such as educational materials, curricula, teaching games in the field of sustainability, climate change, and waste management. Living several years abroad, she gained experience in multicultural environment and since being part of the IUCN CEC worldwide network her range of professional connections opened up to international level.

Daniel Sziva – project officer, human ecologist, graphic designer

Since he graduated as a human ecologist, he has been working as a consultant in the field of educational and organizational development. Daniel’s main area is content development. He manages development processes and creates educational materials (curricula, teaching games) for EU financed environmental awareness raising and science projects. He also holds training sessions for teachers, facilitates workshops, and interactive science classes for children. In addition to that he has excellent skills in IT field, his main tasks are managing websites, making graphics and design works.

We are proud of

Most of the shortlisted teaching materials, publications and studies were developed by us in a European or national grant framework.

Being able to act in the philosophy of sustainability – Increasing competences with Environmental Education
Czippán, K. – Albert, J. – Kray, Zs. – Kiszel, K. – Victor, A. – Vásárhelyi, T – Szabó, M., Kompetenciafejlesztés környezeti neveléssel – Cselekedni tudás a fenntarthatóság jegyében – Pangea Petény Tanácsadó Kft., 2015. Available only in CD.

NatuREcycle – Playful Experience of Life-cycle of an aluminium can

Kiszel, K. – Kump, E. – Kray, Zs. – Szilágyi, E., Göncöl Foundation – IUCN CEC, 2014.
http://cectalksnature.org/naturecycle

Renewable energy for local development course PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY

Social and environmental aspects of photovoltaic systems for rural development, 2017
http://www.in2rural.ub.ro/index.php/proj-products –> O7/A2: OER module of photovoltaic energy

Sustainable Energy Action Plan for the Municipality of Kisujszallas, Hungary

Kray, Zs. – Safian, F.: Kisújszállás város Fenntartható Energia Akcióterve – ENERGIAKLUB Szakpolitikai Intézet és Módszertani Központ – ENERGIAKLUB, 2016.
http://www.kisujszallas.hu/files/energiaklub_kisujszallas_seap_vegleges.pdf

Waste Academy – Educational material and experience-pedagogical collection for teachers, exhibition guides, community builders, greencollars.

Hanko, G. – Kump, E. – Kray, Zs., Hulladék Akadémia – Oktatási segédanyag és élménypedagógiai gyűjtemény pedagógusoknak, tárlatvezetőknek, közművelődési szakembereknek, közösségépítőknek, zöldgallérosoknak. p17-20 – ÖKO-Pack Kft., 2016, ISBN 978-963-12-5401-3
http://hulladek.eu/sites/default/files/content/promotionals/oktatoanyag_ingyenes.pdf

Curious Club – Interactive science talent program for children

Bugyulófalva Szociális Szövetkezet, 2016. Available only in CD.
http://bugyulo.hu/kivancsiak-klubja

Curious Fruit – Health education program for children

Bugyulófalva Szociális Szövetkezet, 2018. Available only in CD.
https://www.vitaminvadasz.com/ginop-513-16-2017-00041-kivancsi-gyumolcs-projekt

Human capacity development in regional approach

Sziva D. – Czippan K. Tananyagmodulok a Humán kapacitások fejlesztése térségi szemléletben. Magyar Innováció és Hatékonyság Nonprofit NKft., Cz&K Consulting. 2018, electronic manuscript