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EkoSkola CHOGM Students’ Exhibition

December 2, 2015

Press Release: Wednesday 2nd December 2015 Still ecstatic from their participation in last week’s EkoSkola – CHOGM Young Citizens’ Summit, a number of EkoSkola students gathered this morning in the foyer of the Ministry of Education and Employment, Floriana to put up exhibits and add the finishing touches to their exhibition. The exhibition is being organised by Nature Trust Malta through its international Education for Sustainable Development Programme – EkoSkola; the CHOGM taskforce,... 

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Declaration resulting from the Young Citizens’ Summit

November 22, 2015

The following declaration resulted from discussions made between 280 students coming from 35 different schools in Malta.  It will be officially presented to the leaders of the Commonwealth countries attending CHOGM on 27-29 November. Promoting wellbeing across the Commonwealth for present and future generations. Decalaration by Young Citizens of Malta 20th November 2015 We the children of the Commonwealth countries would like you to consider the following: • There are over 600 million children... 

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The EkoSkola – CHOGM Young Citizens’ Summit

November 20, 2015

Young citizens vying for a regular presence in future CHOGM editions. 280 students from 35 schools from Malta and Gozo, convened together this morning, to discuss the same issues that will be addressed by the various Head of States during, next week’s CHOGM. The event was organised by Nature Trust Malta through its international Education for Sustainable Development programmes – EkoSkola and YRE in collaboration with; the CHOGM taskforce, the President’s Foundation for the Wellbeing of... 

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14 Schools awarded ‘We Eat Responsibly’ funding

October 16, 2015

Fourteen schools were awarded support funding to implement sustainable consumption projects in their respective school communities. Nature Trust Malta launched We Eat Responsibly last June after securing funding for this EU project which brings together nine EU countries including Malta. In a special ceremony held this morning at St Benedict College, Kirkop Secondary School to mark World Food Day, Hon. Evarist Bartolo, Minister for Education and Employment handed over the funding to fourteen schools. Drawing... 

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Global action days

October 9, 2015

It’s that time of the year again. Time to act and help the environment! The Global Action Days is a campaign by the Foundation for Environmental Education to activate students and teachers to lead the change for a more sustainable world by getting involved in fun-filled, informative, activities. Participating in constructive, meaningful actions helps young people to see the point of being involved, and aids their understanding of what they can do themselves to help the environment. It’s all very... 

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