Project name: 
CuNaHe: Improved network of formal and informal education institutes to support Cultural and Natural Heritage of the Lake Peipsi/Chudskoe-Pskovskoe region

Funder:  Estonia-Russia Cross Border Cooperation Programme

Co-funding support by The Foundation Environmental Investments Centre

Project Duration

March 2019 - February 2021

Peipsi Center for Transboundary Cooperation- lead partner

Räpina Co-Educational Gymnasium
Lake Peipsi Project, Pskov
Pechory Secondary Scool nr. 3

Project manager: Margit Säre; margitsare @

The project aims for the improvement of neighborly relations between Peipsi area formal and non-formal educational institutions, municipal organisations, also people to people personal contacts. We work for increased awareness of the cultural and natural heritage of the region on a wider level.


  • Joint methodology development - educational programs in the field of joint natural and cultural heritage (Lake Peipsi environmental issues, cultures and languages around the lake);
  •  Interactive, innovative learning:  joint programs for pupils in the field of joint natural and cultural heritage: joint research works; outdoor program, summer and winter schools. Activities help also for Estonian and Russian language learning and practices;
  • Exchange of knowledge about neighbor state educational systems: study tours, meetings with other educational sector stakeholders.
  • Improvement of technical possibilities to implement innovative digital learning in schools; set up of Science laboratories in schools.
  •  Awareness building of cultural and natural heritage of the region on a wider level: Lake Peipsi/Chudskoe heritage days, print of materials

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