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Newsletter September 2019

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Innovations in Teacher Education 

If you are a teacher trainer, join the UNESCO conference to explore, discuss, and develop locally relevant strategies to systemically implement Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Global Citizenship Education (GCED) as called for in Sustainable Development Goal 4.7, the Global Education 2030 Agenda and other UN policies that our nations have agreed to carry out between 2020 and 2030.

The conference organised by the UNESCO Chair in Research and Education for Sustainable Development at Okayama University, Japan and the UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Education towards Sustainability at York University, Canada, will bring together ESD and GCED experts with policymakers, teacher educators and other practitioners in education. Read more here and submit your paper today!

Regional Award on Renewable Energy goes to Malagasy school 🏫


Lycée Andrianampoinimerina Sabotsy Namehana in Madagascar received the Regional Award on Renewable and Efficiency Energy project! 

This activity provided teachers with fun and comprehensive educational material that enabled discussion on the energy theme and enabled students to understand the challenges of renewable energy and energy efficiency. It enriched their scientific knowledge by positioning them at the heart of learning through materials that allowed everyone to take part and be involved. Read more!

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Turn Waste into Art! 🎨

 

At the beginning of 2018, when TED Ankara College Foundation Kindergarten in Turkey was developing their Action Plan, the Eco Committee talked a lot about the sustainability of materials, reusing and up-cycling. They shared ideas about how to save energy and materials to promote sustainability.

One of the main activities they wanted to focus on was creating artwork by using waste materials. Read more about the activity and its outcomes here.
 

SCHOOL4CITY - Education on Sustainable Cities

The School4City project began in September 2016, with practical activities in the pilot school in the southern part of Montenegro. 

Students became acquainted with the basic ideas and principles of sustainable cities, the problems of urban areas and the possible ways of improving life quality. During the workshops, students acquired knowledge and skills of how to design a project for improving their own places of living, evaluate a space around them, create imaginary buildings, and co-design their schoolyard! 🤓 Read more here

What is cooking at Eco-Schools Global

  • This week we have two experts working with us through the MARS Ambassador Programme. Ranjeet Kaur from MARS-Wrigley India and Grace Heidelberger from MARS-Wrigley USA are working on the development of resources on the Food theme!
 
  • Dulwich College, Yangon in Myanmar has just been awarded the International Green Flag! Congratulations to the Eco Committee and the school's commitment to ESD.
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