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Training

Eco-Schools Twilight Webinars 2021/2022

Interactive one to two hour sessions to support Eco-Coordinators to deliver Eco-Schools in their context.  Register your free place below to receive the link to join the session. (It's important that you register ahead so you receive the link on time).

Currently, we are listing dates for the Spring term.  Courses will be repeated in the Summer term and dates will be posted in Feb/March.

All sessions start at 16:30, are offered remotely on Teams, and are a maximum of 90 minutes long.

Eco-Schools Basics: Get started with the Eco-Schools programme and how it can be run in your context.

Eco-Schools Basics: Processes and Tasks
13th January
A general introduction to the Eco-Schools Scotland programme, and a look at the online platform where you will need to upload your evidence when applying for a Green Flag Award.

Eco-Schools Basics: Drafting an Action Plan

19th January

How to make the most out of your Eco-Schools Action Plan

Eco-Schools Basics: Measuring, Monitoring and Evaluating
25th January
The importance of the scientific method in your Eco-Schools work, how to measure and monitor actions and how to facilitate the process of reflection that will help your pupils to evaluate their results.

Take Eco-Schools Further: How to use our other projects and campaigns to take your Eco-Schools work further.


Take Eco-Schools Further: Young Reporters for the Environment
8th March

Give committed pupils the opportunity to have their voice heard on environmental issues that matter to them. Young Reporters is a natural extension to Eco-Schools for individual pupils to write a report, take a photograph or make a video reporting on the environment.

 

Take Eco-Schools Further: One Planet Picnic
Offered in Summer Term

One Planet Picnic can be part of your transition work, or an end of term celebration. It is a great way to use and celebrate your harvests at the start of the new academic year.

Eco-Schools Topics: Sessions on individual topics with ideas for every context.

Litter & Waste
2nd February 

Our core Eco-Schools Topic newly combined with Waste Minimisation. Covers litter, flytipping, graffiti and dog fouling. Must be one of the three Topics covered in order to achieve Green Flag Award status. 

Climate Action
18th January

Climate Action is now its own separate topic to highlight the importance in fighting climate change. 

Health & Wellbeing
16th March
How our Health & Wellbeing Topic fits the HWB curricular area and the broad variety of actions it covers.

Food & the Environment
30th March

Our Food & the Environment Topic covers a broad variety of actions including growing, food waste and sustainable consumption.

Transport
2nd March

Transport is often thought of as a tricky Topic but it covers Air Quality, sustainable consumption and public transportation as well as active travel.

Biodiversity
Offered in Summer Term

Making space for wildlife and learning about habitats in your school grounds and community.

School Grounds
22nd March

The easiest first step to taking learning outdoors is in your own school grounds. Lots of examples of outdoor learning and school grounds development, as well as curricular links. 

Global Citizenship
Offered in Summer Term

How to link all the other projects your school is involved in to your Eco-Schools work and take advantage of the international network of Eco-Schools National Operators to make connections with a school in another country.

Water
Offered in Summer Term

Water is vital to the survival of life on our planet, and something we quite often take for granted in rainy Scotland!

Energy
22nd February

Sustainable consumption as well as an opportunity to start a conversation about the move to a low carbon economy.

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