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School Partnership Programmes



School Partnership Programmes 
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QEF Mainstreaming Sustainability into Local Primary School Curriculum

Mainstreaming the topic of sustainability into the Hong Kong primary school education environment with a whole-school approach.

Programme highlights:
  • A wide variety of activities including student learning activities, teacher training workshops and school-based conservation action
  • Integrate sustainability into the school-based curriculum and school development plan
 
Project period: February 2016-January 2019
Project funder: Quality Education Fund (QEF)
Number of partner schools involved: 12 primary schools
 
Project website
 
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Whole-school Approach
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Water Saver School

Reducing the school campus water footprint, from student consumption to school policies

Programme highlights:
  • Educational mass game and campus water audit by students
  • Water flow controller installation in school campuses

Project period: April 2017-March 2018
Project funder: Coca-Cola Foundation
Number of partner schools involved: 15 primary schools
 
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Water Saver School
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ECF Discovery of Ocean Drifter

Using the study of marine plankton, students build up their knowledge of biodiversity and marine conservation issues.
 
Programme highlights:
  • Art creation (for primary schools)
  • Students act as citizen scientists to conduct district-based plankton surveys (for secondary schools)
  • Campus and community roadshow exhibition
 
Project period: December 2016-November 2018
Project funder: Environment and Conservation Fund and the Environmental Campaign Committee
Number of schools involved: 10 primary schools and 10 secondary schools
 
Related article: Jump into the World of the Ocean Drifter!
 
Students using plankton net to carry out ecological surveys. 
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Students using plankton net to carry out ecological surveys.
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ECF Sea Without Litter

With the help of students, the programme traces how land-based litter enters the sea through storm drains and rivers using GPS tracking devices and suggests methods to government for reducing marine litter
 
Unique elements:
  • Citizen Science
  • GPS tracker production and application
  • E-STEM
  • Tracking map production using GPS
 
Project period: November 2016-April 2018
Project funder: Environment and Conservation Fund (ECF)
Number of schools involved: 11 secondary schools
 
Project website
Website for the GPS tracking system
Students released their DIY-GPS trackers into the storm drainage. 
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Students released their DIY-GPS trackers into the storm drainage.
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Sea For Future

The programme lets students understand the status, and challenges, of Hong Kong’s marine ecosystem and the importance of marine protected areas, empowering teachers to integrate marine conservation issues into the school curriculum
 
Programme highlights:
  • Interactive talk with drama elements
  • Face-to-face connection with local fishermen
 
Project period: June 2016-August 2018
Project funder: Swire Trust
Number of schools involved: 10 secondary schools
 
Related article: Sea for Future – Champion School Programme
More about Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)
 
 
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Sea For Future
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