Eco-School is an international initiative designed to guide schools in implementing a whole-school approach towards environmental and sustainability education. Its holistic, participatory approach and combination of learning and action make it an ideal way for schools to embark on a meaningful path for improving the environments of schools and their local communities. Fairview Schools offers the promise of consolidating various environmental education efforts that are already in place in schools
Working to create an edition of the Fair News was an experience that none of the students in Mr. Joseph’s Middle Years Programme Grade 7 Language & Literature class would be likely to forget. In line with the unit’s main topic (Journalism), students were tasked with writing news pieces and they truly thrived. Besides that, we also took to making the lesson interactive through a skype lecture with an established journalist, while another reputable newspaper writer stopped by to give the students tips on article-writing.