“ZERO CARBON WASTE” INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR STUDENTS

February 22nd-25th ENO-Global Network of Schools and Communities for Sustainability, together with the University of Karelia, the University of Eastern Finland, the North Karelia Vocational Training Center and the NGO Nagano (Japan), organized an international 4-day conference for students – Zero Carbon Waste. The main conference’s topics were: climate change, the circular economy, microplastics, and…

Welcome to the art forest!

Exchange with the school from Argentina!              We found an exchange school for the Art Forest project to Kummun koulu from Argentina when the Almafuerte primary school ( Escuela Primaria Nº 8 Almafuerte) took part in this project. Almafuerte primary school is a small rural school in central Argentina with only 14…

Harvest event at Botania

Tastings at the Botania -garden Students of Joensuu growing food A food and cultivation education went into action when students of Joensuu planted a food garden at the Botania botanical garden. The harvest event was held on August 27th. The planting was made at the end of May by the students from Pielisjoki and Nepenmäki…

Nepenmäki meadow -project 2021-2022

In this blog we will follow Nepenmäki primary school 4th graders, who have started their meadow plant and flowers studyproject. The meadows are important but under a great threat to be disappeared with a variety of plants, flowers and insects. They need to be protected. The concern let students to bring up the issue and raise awareness towards the conservation. The project will be done together with ENO Environment Online.

Garbage trip with Liperi school

Design-oriented pedagogy with ENO Environment Online: Liperi secondary school students on a garbage trip About the project Liperi secondary schools 7th graders together with their geography and biology teachers Riikka Nousiainen and Tanja Pajarinen are participating in ENO Environment Onlines design-oriented pedagogy -project (DOP) by investigating littering and trash in their school and nearby surroundings.…

River Pielinen under a study

Design-oriented pedagogy with Eno school: River Pielinen under a study About the project The Eno school  from Joensuu with 3th graders and optional handicraft course students have participated in ENO Environment Online’s sustainable development project using Design oriented pedagogy method (DOP). In short DOP is anchoring the learning process to children’s ideas, thinking, conceptions and…

Jump in the vital water!

Jump in the Vital Water Water – our vital substance – has been the subject of environmental education studies at Nepenmäki school with ENO this year. Third graders 3C- class together with their teacher Mrs. Henna Kinnunen and ENO Environment Online specialist Mrs. Maire Turunen has planned the program for the whole year around the…