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December 2022

Sustainability Training for Conservancy Leaders

Conservancy members from the Kavango- Zambezi Transfrontier Area (KAZA) in North-eastern Namibia took part in a sustainability training at NaDEET Centre. The training aimed to improve understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals and the important role that wildlife conservancies can play in the education of schoolchildren and youth. To enable members to already practice sustainability, the winning team of the Enviro Quiz received their own cloth shopping bags.

November 2022

SDGs in Action in our Community!

Hanganeni Primary School- Ocean Literacy Club- took part in our three day school programme at the Urban Sustainability Centre! One of the favourite activities is an exploratory walk through Swakopmund in search of the Sustainable Development Goals in action! These learners found several solutions to waste management and joined in by collecting litter along the way. #ESDfor2030

October 2022

School Site Visits Bring Lots of Rewards

NaDEET staff have travelled from Rosh Pinah in the far South of Namibia to Kasika Conservancy in Zambezi Region to visit our Teach for ESD participants. Our aim was to see first hand the amazing work teachers have been doing on the ground and to provide more guidance and support where it is needed. Here is what they said:

The site visits have really encouraged us to do more for our school environments and the community at large. We thank you NaDEET so much. 

We love the site visit, it is the driving force behind doing the best and more badges!

August 2022

Global Goals at NaDEET!

Acacia Primary schoolchildren at NaDEET this week said, "We learned so much!". In this photo they are posing next to our tippy taps (the run-off water goes to a Camel-thorn Tree). The children are completing an activity about the UN Global Goals to record how they have taken action to live a more sustainable lifestyle. In the background are other components of the NaDEET Centre experience including the weather station, waterless toilets and a solar hot water heater. 

July 2022

University Students make the #ESDfor2030 pledge

23 students from the University of Namibia Southern Campus in Keetmanshoop feel it is important to focus on developing sustainable infrastructure with a focus on renewable energy to help Namibia achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Their week-long programme at NaDEET Centre was an eye-opener that gave new insight about teaching and implementing sustainability in the classroom and the region.

June 2022

Teach for ESD Regional Workshops

Towards the end of the 1st school term, our Teach for ESD participating teachers gathered together for a regional workshop. It was an excellent opportunity to share experiences, learn additional topics and support teachers to reflect on their approach to Education for Sustainable Development. Teachers from all 14 regions met at 5 different venues spanning from NaDEET Centre in the south to Katima Mulilo in the Northeast.

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