The Mukuvisi Woodlands Eco Schools Programme ‘My Environment My Future My Responsibility’ – The Mukuvisi Woodlands– Engaging schools in education for sustainable development through School Environmental Clubs

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The Mukuvisi Woodlands Eco Schools Programme ‘My Environment My Future My Responsibility’ – The Mukuvisi Woodlands– Engaging schools in education for sustainable development through School Environmental Clubs

Education plays a vital role in encouraging the sustainable lifestyles required to care for our environment. The Mukuvisi Woodlands Eco Schools Programme aims to achieve sustainable environmental management by integrating environmental education into the national curriculum and empowering teachers and learners to implement environmental policies at school level.

The Eco-Schools Programme follows a model used in over 52 countries worldwide, including South Africa. To meet the challenge of environmental stewardship, capacity building is key to success. The Programme provides school children with hands-on experiences and opportunities to tackle issues and concerns in their own environments. They gain knowledge and develop a positive attitude towards solving environmental problems. READ MORE

Mukuvisi Woodlands Eco Schools Challenge 2015 a tremendous success

Over 500 school children, university students, teachers, Mukuvisi Woodlands Councillors and staff and high level VIPs, turned out in force for the 2015 Mukuvisi Woodlands Eco Schools Challenge on 14 October.  With the theme ‘A Healthy Environment – the Future we Want – Act NOW for Climate Justice’, this all-day event was a tremendous success on every level, and was made financially possible through the generous assistance of the European Union. Unicef provided additional sponsorship, while the French Embassy generously funded the production of 5000 booklets on Climate Change, a copy of which each participating child received, with additional copies being distributed via the Eco Schools Programme in the year ahead.  Each child at the event also received a T shirt and special branded bag READ MORE

The 2016 Eco Schools Challenge Competitions and Awards Ceremony 21 October

Starting at 9 am and ending at 3pm, several hundred school children, students, teachers, VIPs and others descended on Mukuvisi Woodlands on 21 October for the annual Eco Schools Challenge and Awards event, with the theme for this year “My Environment, My Future, My Responsibility”. The theme covers all our natural resources and areas being implemented by Eco Schools member clubs, who seek to improve people’s lives, whilst also ensuring national environmental sustainability, and caring for the Earth. READ MORE

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