Learning Group Meeting 2
Sustaining Sustainability in your school
Cowandilla Primary School
3rd May 2010
Sue Coad sets the scene with a discussion and presentation around the following article: "Speaking Nature's Language: Principles for Sustainability", by Fritjof Capra, from Ecological Literacy; Educating Our Children for a Sustainable World.
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Participants considered the following 3 questions and discussed in small groups:
What does a sustainable system in a school look like?
What are the elements of a school system that ensure it continues?
What systems are needed to achieve sustainability in a school?
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Parul Joshi from Woodville High shares her experience of kick starting the school’s sustainability committee in 2009.
Linda Builth and Rose Dow describe Stradbroke Primary School’s system and approach for improving the school’s biodiversity.
Julie Hayes presents Cowandilla Primary School’s approach to implementing and sustaining a student led resource recovery (waste) system.