Trainings on the air pollution

The Municipality of Sosnowiec recently carried out some training sessions regarding the air pollution sources and the harmful impact on human health. The lectures, made by PhD of Medical Science Malgorzata Kowalska from Medical University of Silesia, were addressed mainly to teachers but also to elderly people and public officers.

Teachers from every school and kindergarten in Sosnowiec were invited . The activity was divided in four training sessions according to the age of the childrens and to the school levels : kindergartens, primary, secondary and high schools respectively. The teachers were provided with teaching materials (lesson scenarios, educational boards, leaflets).

The lecture for elderly people aroused residents interest. Over 250 people listened to the informative session about problems connected with polluted air. The training was organized in cooperation with the University of Third Age at Silesian University in Sosnowiec.

The Municipality of Sosnowiec found also important rising awareness of its employees. The last session was then dedicated to public officers and city guards.

As the trainings were free and open to the audience. 400 people was trained. Among them there were journalist, as the training action met with the media interest. PhD M. Kowalska gave interview for popular radio station and the press note about the events was released.