SIX STEPS

1.Green Management Structure Established

In order to implement into practice the green school initiative the school first needs to establish a good and workable management structure that will lead the whole process. In that respect, we are suggesting the establishment of the following two bodies which will help in the actual realization of the project.The first body is the Eco-club which is the driving force of this project and is consis...

2. Green Assessment Analyses

This step is necessary if your school wants to make actual changes within the school. Before you plot your course of action you need to make an evaluation of the current situation. The results of your Green Assessment will inform your Green Activity Plan; assisting your school to decide whether change is necessary, urgent, or not required at all. It will also help you to set realistic targ...

3.Green Activities Plan

Development of the plan of activities is one of the essential steps. It means that the school should develop a plan of activities in order to obtain specific and measurable results in the three mentioned areas of influence as “water”, “energy” and “waste”. Such plan will be developed by using the data obtained from the realization of the second step - the analysis of the water, energy and waste si...

4. Progress Monitored and Evaluated

In order to find out whether the goals and activities set in the Plan are successfully implemented, the progress and the accomplished success must be monitored and evaluated.The continuous monitoring process of the activities allows you to evaluate the success of the realized activities. Activities monitoring methods depend on the areas you are working on, as well as the age of students.During the...

5.Green results and wider community

In order to promote your work within the school community and to involve more students and teachers in achieving the same goal you need to communicate the results of your work to wider number of people. One key aim of the Eco-Schools program is to raise general awareness of your environmental activities - throughout the school and the wider community - and to make sure that as many people...

6. Green Vision

Vision outlines is what the organization/school wants to be, or how it wants the world in which it operates to be (an "idealized" view of the world). Mission defines the fundamental purpose of an organization, succinctly describing why it exists and what it does to achieve its vision.Values are beliefs that are shared among the stakeholders of the organization . Strategy, narrowly defined, m...