ENVIRONMENT AND THE STAGES OF LIFE – has the way in which we affect the nature, changed through the different generations? The students from School for foreign languages Romain Rolland, Stara Zagora and from Salem Senior High School, Accra will make a research and undertake action after on the topic.

Bulgaria:  Jivka Dimitrova and Maria Sandeva, School for foreign languages Romain Rolland, Stara Zagora

Ghana: Michael Agbevem and Moses Fiadzigbe, Salem Senior High School, Accra

Teaching Plan_Romain Rolland_Salem

▪ Getting to know each other drawing and videos (R.Rolland)
▪ Activities: Christmas, Charity bazaar, Earth day photos and videos (R.Rolland)
▪ Environment posters preparation and results photos (R.Rolland)
▪ Environment and poverty presentations (R.Rolland)



ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY – how do we, humans affect the nature? What are the specifics dimensions of human activities on water resources? How do we, in Bulgaria and in Ghana treat the waste that we produce?

Bulgaria: Viktoria Yanchova, Plamena Ilcheva, 18th School “William Gladstone”, Sofia

Ghana: Jeremiah Nettey and Jemima Ntim, Holy Trinity Cathedral Senior Secondary School, Accra


▪ Introductions: That’s us, Christmas in Bulgaria, Rali video intro (18th school)
▪ 18th school presentations, photos, activities: How is waste treated? , How is waste treated in Bulgaria and other countriesWater use todayDistribution of food in the worldFood wasting (interview with supermarket manager), Food waste (interview with fruit and vegetable store owner), work on posters and Danone factory visit photos
▪ Holy Trinity presentations, photos, activities: Water consumption and it’s properties (Edward), Waterfalls in Ghana (Isaac), martenitsi from Bulgaria photos, clean-up campaign around the school photos


CLIMATE CHANGE – the project focuses on the carbon-dioxide pollution and the dilemma between economic growth and sustainable development. Specifically we  focus on the role of the Denmark and the EU, respectively, Kenya in the climate debate.  The relationship between economic growth and environment is discussed and problematized and theories of International politics is used to discuss the agenda of different states. Students also confront people in the street and their fellow colleagues about key issues related to the climate debate and document it through voxpops and videos.

Denmark: Nykøbing Katedralskole, Denmark

Kenya: Starays Hope Community Center, Kenya

Teaching plan Nykøbing Katedralskole and Starays


POLLUTION AND WASTE MANAGEMENT – what happens to the garbage we throw away? If pollution is a global problem, what can we do about it?

Read the students’ reflection on the above questions: HERE

Hungary: Fényi Jesuit High School, Budapest

Sierra Leone: Albert Academy, Freetown

Teaching plan_Fenyi _Albert Academy


ACTION AGAINST POLLUTION – our project looks at the situation of pollution in Hungary and Sierra Leone, and offers solutions to combat the problem, may that be a joint cleaning exercise, installing recycling islands at school or creating fashion art from waste.

Look at the fashion show here or watch the video about the visit to the waste plant.

Hungary: Apáczai High School

Sierra Leone: Aberdeen Municipal School

Teaching plan_apaczai_aberdeen_waste


WATER – MANAGING A GLOBAL RESOURCE: After dealing with waste management, the two schools decided to work with the theme of water management and water pollution. The project included a lot of field visits including a water processing plant (in Sierra Leone), a water treatment plant and a river to analyse water samples (in Hungary).

Read more: HERE!

Hungary: Apáczai High School

Sierra Leone: Aberdeen Municipal School

Teaching plan_apaczai_aberdeen_water



Presby LA students

Presby LA students with Mr. Agalic

ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE TO ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES – Global ecological issues and concerns, actively seeking solutions in local communities, are the environmental problems of others really much different? These are some of the questions and topics students will be researching.

Ghana: Clement Agalic and Harriet Apetorgbor, Presbyterian Senior High School, Accra

Bulgaria: Daniel Hristov , 22 High School Georgi Rakovski, Sofia

Teaching Plan Schools 22 & La Presbi

▪ Getting to know each other post (Presby LA);
▪ Blog posts about environment issues: Basic ecology , deforestation report1 report2 (Presby LA); eco disasters, global warming, natural risks, ozone hole reports (22nd school)
▪ 20th anniversary of Presby La photos
▪ UN game exercise photos (22nd school)


LITTERA global problem on a local scale Having talked about types of litter, sources of litter, the reasons why people litter, selective litter collection, “dangerous” litter and the “3Rs” (reduce, reuse, recycle), students dwelled into the topic by creating presentations, posters. They also took part in two actions: paper collection at the school and in a community event (Let’s Clean Europe – garbage collection action).

Sierra Leone: Kelly’s Vocational Agricultural Secondary School

Hungary: Saint Steven Church School, Makó

Teaching plans_Mako_Kelly_waste


RECYCLE AND UPCYCLE – The project focused on the questions around waste, waste management, recycling. The aim is to go beyond awareness raising and show students (creative) ways to recyle. Among others, students created a school garden in Sierra Leone and Hungarian students set up a Chips Brigade to collect chips bags so that they can be turned into new products. Click HERE to learn more!

Hungary: Arany János Secondary School (Budapest)

Sierra Leone: the Murray Town Junior Secondary School (Freetown)

Teaching plan_Arany_Murray_waste




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