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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’.

October 2021

Teach for ESD Workshops at NaDEET Urban Sustainability Centre

The Urban Sustainability Centre is pleased to be hosting a set of workshops for the Teach for ESD programme. With three workshops already done at the centre, teachers from across the country are happy to explore sustainability using the centre and connecting to the various SDGs. Through these workshops, teachers also get to explore various places such as the Lichen fields, the Erongo Desalination Plant and the Rent-a-Drum recycling collection facility. 

September 2021

Teach for ESD workshops take off

We are beyond excited to finally host our first Teach for ESD workshop at NaDEET Centre this past week. A group of twelve teachers from the regions of Oshana, Khomas and Erongo started off by investigating wicked environmental problems to understand the seriousness of the environmental crisis. This is the foundation to understanding the necessity of Education for Sustainable Development.

August 2021

ESD Toolkit Couriered to Teachers

At the core of the Teach for ESD programme are our 240 teachers who we cannot yet meet in the training workshop due to the Covid-19 restrictions. We have adapted the programme to enable our participants to get started by sending them some of the programme materials. The team at the Urban Centre has been busy with packing and posting materials to different parts of the country.

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