The Core module assists to evaluate where each school is and where it wants to get to, and how it will get there. It involves three key areas:
Workplace/operationalCreate a snapshot of how the school is approaching sustainability by gathering baseline data, reviewing curriculum, infrastructure and daily operations and recognising prior achievements and opportunities for improvement. Use this data to plan how to embed sustainability principles throughout the school and to set up a framework to track the school’s progress and achievements.
Learning and teachingCreate a plan to build sustainability into teaching and learning to embed sustainability into the curriculum.
Whole school community engagementCommunicate with the school community about the fantastic work and share learnings to demonstrate leadership in sustainability.
The Core module has 24 actions. To complete the module; 23 of the 24 actions must be completed. To see the full list of actions, download the Core module action toolkit.
The Environment Management Plan template helps schools to develop their plan.
The Curriculum Links document helps Primary schools to build sustainability into their curriculum in all subject areas from foundation to grade six.
How many planets does it take to support your lifestyle? Check out the WWF interactive calculator to measure your personal impact.Check out the calculator
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