How is it to the use
"The Horse" concept with the
«befter» method ?
All Interviews on one page (archive.org)
Two new insights (2022) from Ilkay Nargaz Gulek (Turkish culture and English teacher from Izmir) and Reshma Rajesh (student from Kerala, India)
Mary (India) and the students
Dharany from Switzerland
about their project collaboration experiences, "The Horse" concept and the "befter" method.
Schwyzerdütsch: Lars über ihr Projekt "Water supply in agriculture" und die Zusammenarbeit mit dem Team in Indien.
All Interviews above on one page (archive.org)
Below is a selection of already realized collaboration projects with different countries.
An additional overview of the projects since 2016 is located at
The Horse Education since 2016
Would you like to take part in The Horse Concept? Get in touch.
This year again, young people have initiated and carried out collaborative projects across cultures and borders,
with the aim of making an impact from local to beyond using "The Horse" concept.
About the "Collaboration Projects 22"
Collaboration 2022 contributions
The overall topic is "City Climate" with special focus on "City Trees".
Find befter-contributions from "Urban Gardening", "Green roofs", Building to "City animals", "Sustainable Investment" and more.
About the "City Climate" projects
City Climate projects
City Climate Teams
Sharing and using instead of owning and storing could be one of the future strategies for sustainable management.
Students from Zurich, Switzerland carried out their great ideas with enthusiasm.
About the Sharing projects
Very exciting projects on this "explosive" topic were carried out in collaboration with students from Antwerp, Belgium, Kerala & Dehli,
India and Zurich, Switzerland carried out projects using the
About the Food & Climate projects
Teams Zurich, Antwerp, Kerala, Dehli
Food & Climate projects
«before and after the experience»
Students from Antwerp, Belgium and Zurich, Switzerland carried out projects using the befter method. There are several steps to go through: imagination, research, team discussion, performing the experience, self-reflection, publishing, propagation on social media, asking for experts' feedback & getting comments.
More about the befter concept befter Teams 2018 - Zurich
befter Teams 2019 - Antwerp (Belgium) & Zurich
Already realized befter projects
Scenarios Z.B. - Z.urich B.erlin
Students from Zurich/Wetzikon (Switzerland) and metallography students from Berlin (Germany) created contributions in collaboration. There was even space for imagination in the fashion of some crazy ideas and strange stories.
Teams Berlin & Zurich
Zürich & Izmir (Turkey) - ZürIzmir
Comparing environmental topics across languages & across cultures: The students’ internationally mixed research teams tried to create a relationship to their own local environment or to the place where they live in.
About the ZurIzmir projects
Topics' pick list
Teams Izmir & Zurich
w2w – from where to where
Students’ research teams discover the life cycle of every-day things as far and as intensely as possible in the given time. For the first time social media channels ( Instagram, FB and Twitter) had been used for propagating the contributions.
About the w2w projects
Teams of w2w
The Horse concept is born! The students’ answers to their own renewable energy questions got published on the new students’ project website
About the birth of The Horse Concept
The Energy Teams Zurich/Wetzikon
FreeChos – Freely chosen topics
Room for self- and team engagement – there is the possibility to do a self-chosen and practice-oriented project coached by professionals.
If you also love and are convinced of the ideas of "The Horse" concept with its cross-cultural environmental collaboration
projects and would like to participate with your commitment, ideas or interests, we warmly welcome you as a new "Horse" member –
no membership fee needed!
Of course we need some money to support collaboration projects & teams, to improve "The Horse" concept and its tools, to run the infrastructure and to make it better and even more diverse & simpler.
We also have the goal to spread the concept and give rewards to people around the world who are committed to "The Horse" and give finance support to special projects or people that carry it out!
For people from Switzerland (association headquarters) the regular fee for a one-year membership is 50 CHF, but it's absolutely not mandatory.
How to become a member? Through delight or engagement for "The Horse"! For example as being part of a collaboration, a project advisor, a facilitator, a collaboration initializer or even if you have ideas how to improve "The Horse" concept or also if you make a donation.
If you like to join in "THE ! association", you are warmly welcome! Let us know: .
IBAN: CH89 0839 0036 1944 1000 0
THE ! association, 8057 Zürich, Switzerland
Alternative Bank Schweiz AG
4601 Olten, ABS (abs.ch)
Credit Card (stripe.com)
QR-Rechnung / QR-Bill (PDF)
including Twint (CH, German)
The Horse Education (THE) association' main purpose is the promotion and dissemination of «The Horse Concept». The association was founded on 9/19/2018 by Eliane Suter, Barbara Jäckli, Peter Binz and Dominik Fehr. These form the board of the association, Eliane is the president.
Our aim is to make «The Horse Education» available for teachers and students worldwide. Both the young learners and the teachers will be able to apply and test expert knowledge, competences and tools in the context of a project.
We are an interdisciplinary team of teachers, environmental scientists, practicioners and web experts.
More information (teachingweb.org)
Weitere Informationen (teachingweb.org, Deutsch)
Collaboration projects website (dontwastemy.energy)
Press / Presseartikel 🠣
Would you like to try out or to take part in The Horse Concept?
We are pleased to check out the possibilities with you.
«The Horse» concept (PDF, 07/2020) Cross-cultural environmental education with «The Horse» concept
Movetia is the national (Switzerland) agency for the promotion of exchanges and mobility in the education system Video testimonials about working with «The Horse» Konzept
Six experiences from teachers, students and founder Eliane Websites The students' project website
Teaching & Learning Web "The Horse" concept
«befter» – a new teaching and learning method?
Informationsblatt: «The Horse» Konzept auf einer Seite (PDF, Deutsch, 03.2023) «The Horse» Konzept (PDF, Deutsch, 07.2020) Kulturübergreifende Umweltbildung mit «The Horse» Konzept
Movetia, Nationale Agentur für Austausch und Mobilität in der Schweiz Erfahrungen eines Lernenden mit dem «The Horse» Konzept
Testimonial in der Form eines Videointerviews «The Horse» Konzept – Kollaborative & kulturübergreifende Umweltprojekte (PDF)
Magazin FachFrauen Umwelt, S. 15 Websites Projektwebsite dontwastemy.energy
Lehr- und Lernweb "The Horse" Konzept
Was ist die «befter»-Methode? (in Englisch)
L'éducation environnementale interculturelle avec le concept «The Horse»
Movetia est l’agence nationale en charge de la promotion des échanges et de la mobilité.
Educazione ambientale interculturale con il concetto «The Horse»
Movetia è l’agenzia nazionale per gli scambi e la mobilità.