Junior Sustainability Programme

Age: 10-12 (5th - 6th Class)
Duration: 2hrs
Location: C2 The Complex, Benburb Street, Dublin 7 (Next to Collins Barracks) & Biodiversity Hotspots in Dublin city centre 
Cost: €160/class. 10% discount available to schools who book more than 1 workshop 
Materials: ECO-UNESCO will supply any required equipment and materials for the workshop. Teachers notes will be supplied for use in the classroom
Workshop Leader: ECO-UNESCO Environmental Youth Officer
(Total no. leaders depends on number of participants) 
Curriculum Links: See details below

 

About:

This programme is based on COMHAR Primary Schools Sustainability Toolkit which was developed following a pilot with four primary schools. The Toolkit can be made available in whole or adapted in part as a resource for DPSM teachers. The Sustainability Toolkit is a practical toolkit for use in the school setting. It has been developed to assist schools integrate sustainable development into the daily life of the school by encouraging teaching of issues related to sustainable development in a classroom setting and by providing information and tools on a Whole Schools approach. The Toolkit takes COMHAR's Principles of Sustainable Development and links them to the primary schools curriculum in a number of subject areas with strong links to the SESE/Science Curriculum in particular.This workshop can be delivered as outreach to your school. 

 

Curriculum links:

SESE/Science Strand Units: Energy & Forces, Materials, Environmental Awareness & Care, Living Things

SESE/Science Curriculum Skills: Working Scientifically, Designing & Making

Maths Strand Units: Number, Algebra, Data

Maths Curriculum Skills: Applying & Problem Solving, Communicating & Expressing, Reasoning, Implementing, Understanding & Recalling

 

Further Information & Bookings

To find out more or to book a workshop, contact ECO-UNESCO at:

t. +353 (0)1 662 5491

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