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Young People Environment Summit 2015

May 8, 2015

It’s 2015 – where are we now? On Thursday 7th May 2015, EkoSkola students from 22 different schools participated in the annual Children’s Summit. This summit, organised by Nature Trust Malta and sponsored by HSBC Water programme was held at Le Meridien Hotel and Spa, St Julians. Over 100 students met and discussed themes related to the Millennium Development Goals. Students in workshops discussed local and global problems and proposed possible solutions. In the workshop regarding water safety,... 

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International Eco-Schools Music Video Competition

April 30, 2015

Malta is competing on an international basis througha music video which was produced by Gozo College Sannat primary and Special Unit as part of the celebrations for the 20th Year of the foundation of the Eco-Schools programme locally known as EkoSkola. This programme is locally coordinated by Naturetrust Malta together with the four sister programmes Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE), Learning About Forests (LEAF), Green Key and Blue Flag. This video is representing Malta internationally... 

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EkoSkola students mark EU Day of Solidarity between Generations

April 29, 2015

A number of EkoSkola students gathered today at St Vincent de Paul Residence to celebrate the EU Day of Solidarity between Generations. Present for the occasion were Hon. Justyne Caruana – Parliamentary Secretary for Rights of Persons with Disability and Active Ageing, Dr Josianne Cutajar – CEO at Saint Vincent de Paul Residence, NTM Executive President – Vincent Attard, and Goodwill Ambassador for Sustainable Development- Ira Losco. The event was a follow up of a rigorous environmental... 

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EkoSkola Students Audit St Vincent de Paul Residence

February 24, 2015

A group of 42 EkoSkola students and youths from 7 schools and Youth, Inc. from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ  recently joined forces to conduct an environmental audit at St Vincent de Paul Residence (SVPR). The students were first welcomed by the CEO Dr Josianne Cutajar and Dr Brian Farrugia (Deputy Clinical Chairperson Geriatrics Department). Accompanied by their teachers and the EkoSkola coordination team, the students then toured several wards and audited various areas including Madre Teresa 1, Padre... 

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3rd Scientix Workshop on Education for Sustainable Development

February 10, 2015

The EkoSkola team, namely the six teachers specialised on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) recently participated in the third Scientix workshop related to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) initiatives, recently held at Xewkija Government Farm Gozo. During the first part of the workshop Prof Paul Pace (EkoSkola National Coordinator) delivered a brief presentation related to the ESD projects (namely through the EkoSkola, YRE and LEAF programmes) managed by Nature Trust Malta in... 

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