Exploring our Ngahere as part of Outdoor Classroom Day
Whaea Natalie Friend of Forest Lake School in Kirikiriroa Hamilton shares her observations and reflections from a school-based ngahere outdoor classroom experience with junior ākonga. She explains what was planned, what happened and what would allow a better experiential learning approach in this space.
Establishing Strong Foundations to Nurture a Whole School Approach
The following narrative follows the progress of building purpose and relevance of the Enviroschool Kaupapa in Forest Lake School, Kirikiriroa, Hamilton. Enviroschools Facilitator, Adrienne Grant talks to Whaea Natalie Friend as they create opportunities for ākonga-led learning and action.
e-waste issues addressed through collaboration
The vision of creating healthy, peaceful, more sustainable communities calls for many different skills, perspectives and resources. In this story, Enviroschools Facilitator, Alex Daniel tells us about how working alongside Urban Miners in Waipā has had a range of beneficial outcomes.
Reusing, Repurposing and Rethinking Resource Use at Centennial Park
Centennial Park School in Te Kūiti embeds reusing and repurposing materials and rethinking the concept of ‘waste’ as they adapt and grow as a school community. Through exploring ways of thinking and acting that embody principles of circular resource use and zero waste, the school has, in recent years, undertaken a number of projects to transform their systems and physical space.
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Waikato Ecological Building Challenge
In August 2023 Enviroschools Waikato delivered a series of Ecological Building Workshops across the region to introduce and explore the Enviroschools Ecological Building Theme Area resource. A number of the...
Waipāhīhī School do it their way - Reflecting to Respond, Grow and Lead into the future
Waipāhīhī School is a unique place of learning that dances to the beat of its own drum. The Enviroschools kaupapa is important to them, but they choose not to define...
Maara Kai benefits from Earthwise funding and student creativity
Working with and nurturing nature is something that happens intuitively at Karangahake School. An Earthwise Action Fund has provided an opportunity for the current students to add their own ideas and...
Possibility of possums prompts action
Over the last few years, at our small rural Kuranui Primary School in South Waikato, we have been growing and developing our school and community orchard. We have a diversity...
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