The Role of Tourism in Promoting Sustainable Consumption and Production

By Lorraine Dixon Business, Environment and Sustainability Specialist – KOEE Source: UNEP Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) refers to “the use of services and related products, which respond to basic needs and bring…

M’bweka Primary School Promoting Livelihoods Development and Marine Life Conservation

By David Wandabi - ESD Programs Officer & Eco-schools Coordinator and Lynn Modester M’bweka Primary is a public mixed day school started in 1967 and located in Kwale County, Matuga Sub County, Waa location, Matuga sub location, M’bweka…

KENYA ORGANIZATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION REPRESENTED AT THE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH WEEK CELEBRATION IN NAIROBI COUNTY

Introduction  The International Youth Day (IYD) is observed annually on 12thAugust. It is meant as an opportunity for governments, corporates, private sector and other societal entities to draw attention to youth issues worldwide. During…

Turning Plastics into Useful Resources

Brookhouse School Brookhouse School has been one of the pioneer international schools in the Eco-schools Kenya programme. The school joined the Eco-schools Kenya back in 2010. Since then it has been a trailblazer in terms of promoting sustainability…

Green Bonds: Innovative Financing for a Low-carbon Transition

By Lorraine Dixon Business, Environment and Sustainability Specialist – KOEE Combating climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time, requiring far more financing than governments alone can provide.  Climate change…

KAMUTHATHA PRIMARY BOARDING SCHOOL Promoting Resource Efficiency and Self-Efficiency in Schools

By David Wandabi and Lynn Oburu - KOEE Kamuthatha Primary Boarding School started in 1987. It was an initiative of the ACK Mothers Union of Nembure Parish. The school is located 25 kilometres from Embu town, 4 kilometres of Embu Meru Highway…

Teacher Training for a Dynamic World of Work

By David Wandabi - Programs Officer - Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) & Eco-schools Coordinator Sometimes life can be unforgiving and you can find yourself stranded if you do not have any contingency plan in place with…

KARIOBANGI NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL AN OASIS OF LIFE

By David Wandabi and Lynn Oburu There is a reputation established for most public primary schools as schools with less creativity and imagination, but Kariobangi North Primary School is a different case altogether. The school was started…

Climate Change: A Global Call for Climate Action

By Ojuka Vincent Ochieng  Department of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) - KOEE Among the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the United Nations is goal 13; Climate Action. This target is on the need for the global…

Consultative Meeting for Eco-Schools Teachers

KOEE held a consultative meeting for teachers from international schools at Brookhouse School on 10thJuly 2019. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the best approaches to building teachers’ capacities in delivering the vision of green…