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April 2022

It's a good sign! Our centres are busy...

March has been an eventful and productive month for NaDEET, with our Urban Centre School programme hosting an unbelievable 8 school groups at the Urban Centre in Swakopmund. NaDEET Centre on NamibRand has also started picking up the pace with two groups having taken part. We are grateful for the schools that have participated in our programmes, and we are open for more bookings for future dates.

One of the learners discovering more about his country!


March 2022

Teach for ESD- Teachers Taking Action Nationwide

2022 is the year for our Teach for ESD participants to apply their knowledge and get practical. Throughout the year, the teachers are  to implement Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) activities at their schools. They can choose from a variety of topics from our Let's Get Practical Toolkit. For each successful activity, they will receive a badge to recognise their achievements. One of our teacher participants from the Kunene region integrated ESD into English poetry writing about Namibian trees! What a great way to celebrate our biodiversity.


February 2022

Exploring Urban Biodiversity

We are thrilled to finally be able to launch our Urban Sustainability School Programme. Learners spend three full days with us to explore sustainability in the urban environment. Day one starts with the importance of biodiversity. Here learners are exploring the plants in our garden and their uses and importance to us and nature!

Year End 2021

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December 2021

Renewable energy education and equipment for local school

Learners from the Willem Borchard Primary School and community members from Okombahe in the Erongo region took part in our educational outreach programme. The programme was sponsored by Rossing Uranium and focused on renewable and efficient energy usage. With many hands-on, practical activities, the learners and community members gained a new perspective on solving their energy needs.


November 2021

Appreciating our beautiful biodiverse environment!

With the end of the year fast approaching, we have been busy with teacher workshops and school groups at both NaDEET Centre and at the Urban Centre in Swakopmund. Our latest group at the Centre on NamibRand was the Grade 6 class from Private School Swakopmund this past week. With a little rain on the last day and lots of educational, fun activities, the students are inspired to act for SDG 13 ‘Climate Action’.

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