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Moving to a sustainable world requires creativity, diversity and wide involvement. Changing attitudes and ways of living requires people to be involved in a range of projects and processes over time.

To effectively contribute to this kind of change Enviroschools is designed as a three level, multi-sector model that is scalable, cost effective and enables wide reach.


Level 1. National

The national hub is held by Toimata Foundation in partnership with Te Mauri Tau, with funding from the Ministry for the Environment and other agencies. Toimata Foundation manages the programme nationally and provides the regional networks with facilitator training, professional development, mentoring, networking opportunities, resources and evaluation. 

For the contact details of the Enviroschools team click here. 

Level 2. Regional

Each region has a Regional Coordinator and a team of Facilitators who guide and support a group of Enviroschools. The structure varies between regions, but in general the Regional Coordinator is an employee of the Regional Council and the Facilitators are employed by, or funded by, a range of agencies. The regional teams deliver the Enviroschools Programme to schools and Early Childhood Education (ECE) centres through individual facilitation, staff professional development, sharing and reflection events, and other supports tailored to the region.

For the contact details of Regional Coordinators see In Your Region.

For a list of our regional partner organisations click here

Level 3. Local

Schools and early childhood education centres sign-up to a long-term sustainability journey with the involvement and support of their families and communities. They create a whole school/ centre vision and involve children and young people in planning, decision-making, action and reflection in their school, centre and community.

For participating schools and ECE centres see In Your Region.