Water explorer - Schools asked to sign up to save water

Water Explorer

The online initiative, supported by the HSBC Water Programme, aims to inspire pupils aged 8-14 years to take action on water conservation in a fun way.

 

The online initiative, supported by the HSBC Water Programme, aims to inspire pupils aged 8-14 years to take action on water conservation in a fun way. Schools are also actively encouraged to collaborate with other schools both nationally and internationally and to engage with local communities.

Already 69 schools across the country have signed up with plans to triple this over the next year and to recruit over 200 water explorer teams.Global Action Plan is Ireland's leading environmental charity spearheading education for sustainable development in communities across the country.

The programme is part of an international initiative involving 11 countries, and is endorsed by the United Nations Environment Programme.As part of the project, schools have the opportunity to host Water Festivals and will be in the running to receive water workshops from experts as well as win exciting prizes such as digital cameras.

From the entries across the nation, the top five schools will be shortlisted to attend an award ceremony in Dublin in 2016 where a national winner will be announced.

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