Students Seek Insights Towards Ensuring a Thriving Future
After a few weeks back at school post-lockdown, the normal rhythm and flow of the days returned, sports slowly began returning, assemblies and other gatherings became possible, we returned to ‘normal’. But will everything return to normal? Find out more about The Catlins Area School inquiry.
Gardens Feed Students with Knowledge and Kai
Queenstown Primary School student research and problem solving has led to the development of an outdoor learning area designed for the whole school and community to be nourished. Here we learn more about the process and engagement that led to an effective outdoor learning area.
Sharing Kai Helps Grow Sustainable Communities in Otago
The Enviroschools Guiding Principle of Sustainable Communities encompasses learning across a range of interconnected ideas and concepts including nurturing people and nature. Students around Otago have been working hard to contribute to food supply within their communities. Each school has developed their own approach to this, each holding “sharing” at the heart of their projects.
Connect to My Place to Make a Difference in My Space
When Wanaka Primary students engaged in their year-long, whole school enquiry “Connect to my Place, Make a Difference in my Space”, their discoveries in their local waterways convinced them to take action. They took their plight all the way to the Minister of Conservation, who was so impressed she visited the school to find out more...
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Kaikorai Valley College in Otago has a Farm on its School Grounds......
Science teacher Dr Simon McMillian started Kaikorai Valley College’s farm six years ago. “We have a lot of land in our school and we weren’t using it,” he says. With...
Maheno School is Going Solar!
The sky is the sustainability limit for Maheno School after it was granted $49,000 to install solar panels on its roof. Maheno School is the first to be featured in...
Pupils dine out on sustainable packaging
Plastic, plastic everywhere, whatever can we do? That was the question pupils at Weston School, near Oamaru, asked of Oamaru restaurant Midori, which, as it turned out, was more than...