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Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability
Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability

Keystone to Eco-Literacy; promoting environmental education & introduction to sustainability

June 21, 2022

Prevent Plastics Myanmar officially organised an event to launch a teacher handbook on Waste Management, Environmental Awareness & Plastics Waste Reduction called Doh Kyaung(Our School) with Phaung Daw Oo Monastic Education.
H.E. Ranieri Sabatucci, European Union Ambassador to Myanmar, Mrs Monica Sabatucci, Spouse of Ambassador, Dr Johann Hesse, Minister Counsellor, Head of Cooperation, Mrs Alexandra Vivien Wilson, Spouse of Head of Cooperation, VEN UTTAMASARA | Asst to the Principle, Phaung Daw Oo Monastic Education, attended the event.

Doh Kyaung Teacher Handbook is mandatory to teach the future generation the importance of sustainable waste management and an eco-friendly living way plus, it will be utilised in intensive training for teachers in ten monastic schools from the Mandalay region and arrange awareness-raising workshops on waste management to introduce a circular economy at the school community are part of the collaboration.

Phaung Daw Oo monastic school offers complete circular curricula for students from low-income families, ethnic monitories and war-torn areas who would not usually be able to attend school. The school’s guiding vision is to promote outstanding students who can become future leaders in society and allow all students to pursue their studies free of charge.
Prevent Plastics collaborates with Phaung Daw Oo Monastic Education to promote environmental literacy & introduction to sustainability, focusing on plastics pollution. Compiling Phaung Daw Oo’s profession over two decades in education sectors and technical expertise from Prevent Plastics and Thant Myanmar team, the teacher curriculum handbook on plastic waste awareness was published, bin installations to enhance systematic waste management system in the compound, organic waste treatment, eco-brick and awareness-raising.

“It is our duty to make sure that when we work or whatever we do, we can pass the land/environment as we founded or even better,” says H.E. Ranieri Sabatucci, European Union Ambassador to Myanmar. “The future is theirs, not ours. The younger generation deserves to have the same future as we have or even better” “Plastic is a big problem. The reality of Plastic is that it does immense damage, is bad for the environment, and is bad for our health.”

“Since Sustainable mindfulness is pleased to survive in the originality of the environment, the viaduct of pure soul and clean environment is like an ecosystem. Thus, for the sustainability of this adequate ecosystem, we all should start implementing proper waste management individually,” says VEN UTTAMASARA | Asst to the Principle, Phaung Daw Oo Monastic Education.

“Pieces of snack bags were picked up by a girl from the school compound; I gazed at her activity from the training floor window, put a smile on my face”,- said Tr. Wai Zin, Paung Daw Oo.

After a year of collaboration with Phaung Daw Oo monastic education to promote sustainable consumption patterns and environmental education, Training of Teachers and waste management system implementation totalled ten monastic education. Waste management is crucial for Monastic Education as it is an expedience gateway to interact with young learners and educate them to grow up as environmentally mindful personnel. Project activities include –
Organising school waste management committee at each monastic education, creating a Waste flow map of the compound, Waste segregation ( Applied 3R method), Eco Brick in Monasteries, Bokashi System, Compost bin making (garden waste), plan for building an incinerator and throughout the project 80 % of Principle, Teachers and students participated in Waste management System.

• Total of 10 Monastic Education received complete waste management systems with bin support and awareness training.
• 60 teachers received Training of Teachers (ToT) on Environmental Awareness, Waste Management & Plastic Reduction
• 1857 students from monastic education have been trained under the program.

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