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Engaging schools and communities in Education for Sustainable Development

January 13, 2017

Nature Trust – Foundation for Environmental Education, Malta is undeniably no newcomer to the ESD scene in Malta. For the past fourteen years it has been investing heavily in present and future generations through its flagship FEE programmes; EkoSkola, YRE and LEAF. To further promote this successful methodology and work ethic, the e-NGO is hosting a FEE Fest at the newly built St Benedict College, Kirkop Middle School. The FEE Fest is a one-stop-shop opportunity to learn about the various FEE... 

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Il-Ministeru għal Għawdex jagħti €10,000 bħala sostenn għall-proġetti tan-Nature Trust Malta fl-iskejjel ta’ Għawdex

December 21, 2016

Il-Ministru għal Għawdex Anton Refalo ppreżenta kontribuzzjoni ta’ €10,000 lin-Nature Trust Malta. Dan bħala parti minn ftehim iffirmat bejn il-Ministeru għal Għawdex u Nature Trust Malta. Il-ftehim jorbot liż-żewġ partijiet jikkollaboraw flimkien fuq programm ambjentali u ta’ sostennibbiltà. Permezz tal-programm FEE, ewlenin fosthom EkoSkola, YRE (Young Reporters for the Environment)/Press Kids u LEAF (Learning about Forests) qed isir ħafna ġid fost l-istudenti Għawdxin. Mill-iskola... 

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The voice of children on World Children’s Day 2016

November 23, 2016

The EkoSkola coordination team felt that children’s voices need to be heeded, particularly by policy makers, because today’s decisions will primarily impact their future. To mark the Universal Children’s Day, a number of students from Green Flag schools voiced their ideas on how the quality of life can be improved … in Malta and in other parts of the world.  The event was held at Maria Regina College, Mellieħa Primary School on Friday 18th November in the presence of the Commissioner... 

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We Eat Responsibly! ready set to go…

October 10, 2016

Forty eight teachers from twenty seven different schools were actively engaged in training seminars as part of their participation in the EU funded project – We Eat Responsibly. During the seminars the teachers were updated on global food consumption issues and how these could be made relevant to local contexts. Participants were specifically trained, not just on the choice of tailored pedagogies to engage different learners of different abilities, but also on the appropriate use of resources and... 

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47 schools receive international recognition for embedding Education for Sustainable Development principles in their school communities

June 6, 2016

The 6th June 2016 marked the EkoSkola and Leaf awards ceremony, students from 47 schools were awarded the prestigious international awards for their commitment in ensuring a good quality of life for all, in their respective school communities. Ten schools also received an international recognition for distinguishing themselves in the Learning about Forests programme (LEAF)- another international ESD eco-label actively engaging schools to unravel the key role forests play to sustain life on our planet.... 

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