Newsletter : 16 - 31 December 2011 Vol. : 14      

 

Opportunity for Schools to participate in International Conference

Inviting Schools to participate and showcase their activities in the Asia Pacific UNEP TUNZA conference to be held in Centre for Environment Education, Ahmedabad from 6th to 8th February, 2012. Schools are requested to send reports of their projects read more...

SIERT organizes workshop for Trans- adaptation of Teacher’s handbook

 

An Exemplary School Report

Paryavaran Mitra teacher’s handbook trans-adaptation workshop was organized by CEE Jaipur in association with State Institute of Education, Research and Training (SIERT) at Udaipur from 31 Nov.-3 Dec, 2011. read more...

 

Zilla Parishad High School, Budatanapalli, Andhra Pradesh has emerged as an exemplary school with their efforts to engage students in environmental sustainability. Students have managed to create a flourishing biodiversity garden, save 1,50,000 litres of water, vermicompost, recycle, save electricity and spread awareness in cultural events. read more...

Inviting ideas from schools on India's Intangible Cultural Heritage

 

Capturing the Culture

The intangible cultural heritage of India includes forms of popular and traditional expression such as, oral literature, music, dance, games, mythology, rituals, costumes and craftwork know-how. Intangible heritage also includes cultural spaces, where popular and traditional cultural activities take place in a concentrated manner (sites for story-telling, rituals, marketplaces, festivals, daily rituals, annual processions, regular performances etc.). read more...

 

Students of the J.N Phulbari Secondary School, Meghalaya tried to capture their culture by visiting the homes of local garo tribes and documenting the traditional artifacts used by them in their daily lives. They then exhibited them in their school which was open not only for the students but also for the other community members.
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Paryavaran Saathi reports

Dr. Panu Haldar, Paryavaran Saathi with Bharat Mata High School has helped to develop as well as implement the waste management project in the School at Bilaspur. The project started in March 2011 and was completed by end of November 2011. The school, under his guidance started their research by distributing questionnaires to houses in school surroundings to know their use of polyethene pieces/day and disposal behaviors. read more...

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