Posts tagged environment

[DUBAI] A group of Grade 6 pupils in Dubai want to convince schools across the country to convert to solar energy - and save up to Dh1 million a year on their electricity bills.
If their mission, under the banner “Make A Difference”, is successful, the students at Emirates International School Jumeirah estimate that schools can reduce electricity usage by 20 per cent. (via Students want schools to use solar - The National)

[DUBAI] A group of Grade 6 pupils in Dubai want to convince schools across the country to convert to solar energy - and save up to Dh1 million a year on their electricity bills.

If their mission, under the banner “Make A Difference”, is successful, the students at Emirates International School Jumeirah estimate that schools can reduce electricity usage by 20 per cent. (via Students want schools to use solar - The National)

Come September of next year, 22 kindergarteners will abandon their classroom each morning, rain or shine, for a hike into the woods where for the next 2 1/2 hours sticks and stones will replace pencil and paper.
The students, from Sangster Elementary School in the Victoria suburb of Colwood, may well be the first kindergarten class in Canada to spend half of their school day outside in what’s being called nature kindergarten. (via Kindergarten in Victoria suburbs takes to the woods - The Globe and Mail)

Come September of next year, 22 kindergarteners will abandon their classroom each morning, rain or shine, for a hike into the woods where for the next 2 1/2 hours sticks and stones will replace pencil and paper.

The students, from Sangster Elementary School in the Victoria suburb of Colwood, may well be the first kindergarten class in Canada to spend half of their school day outside in what’s being called nature kindergarten. (via Kindergarten in Victoria suburbs takes to the woods - The Globe and Mail)

In advance of the tenth anniversary of the Rio Earth Summit (Rio 20), UNESCO is launching a Teacher Education Course on Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development (CCESD) in late 2011.