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News Archive

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.

June 2021

Marching on with Eldorado Secondary School

The Eldorado Secondary School environmental club started their second term with a visit to NaDEET Centre. They enjoyed the dunes, learned about the night sky and were inspired by the Sustainable Development Goals. The grade 11 learners plan to grow more vegetables in their school garden and to start a soup kitchen at their school.

May 2021

Appreciating Coastal Sunshine

With recent warmer temperatures and days of sunshine, staff at the Urban Sustainability Centre in Swakopmund have welcomed the weather by making use of the solar oven to prepare several baked goods. This is a nice break from the usual Benguela coastal fog. 

April 2021

Reaching out to Erongo Schools

To promote the new 3-day school programme that the Urban Centre is offering, our staff conducted a marketing outreach to schools in our local Erongo region. During a course of two weeks, we visited 25 schools, mainly in the Omaruru educational circuit. Check out the video of our new Urban Centre school programme here

March 2021

Teaming up

After all the remote working due to Covid-19, it was refreshing for our staff to meet up for a team-building weekend at NaDEET Centre. Several days of fun games, planning sessions and outdoor activities the staff workshop brought our spirits high as we look forward to 2021!

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