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Teaching Skills for the Future

At UWC, Education is seen as a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future. Take a look at examples of how we empower teachers and students to actively shape sustainability learning at our schools.

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ESS class puts theory into practice

Environmental Systems and Societies is an interdisciplinary subject – topics range from investigating ecosystems and biomes like tropical rainforests and deserts to studying biodiversity and endangered species. Vicky Exley, our…
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Earth Day Hike 2024

Monday 22 April is Earth Day: it is a reminder of the importance of environmental conservation and sustainability, encouraging us to come together and take action for a healthier planet and brighter…

World Soil Day celebrations

World Soil Day (WSD) is held annually on 5 December as a means to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and to advocate for the sustainable management of…

Esperienza Carsolina – an afternoon with a shepherd

On Friday 27 October our CAS activity ‘Esperienza Carsolina’ joined a local shepherd and his flock of sheep for an afternoon of fun, interactive and outdoor learning. We learned what…

Regenerative farming – bringing solutions into the ESS classroom

Our ESS teacher Vicky and her Y2 classes welcomed Giulia, our sustainability coordinator, for a session during class time, at the end of the chapter on soil. Regenerative farming was…

SUSTAINABILITY CURRICULUM IN UWC DILIJAN

Ever since the end of 2022, the sustainability committee in UWC Dilijan has strived to bring their dream into reality. The committee strongly believes that the presence of education about the environment and sustainability on campus is crucial. They are aware that our student body comes from a very diverse…

Project Week at a Permaculture Farm

  One of the project weeks at the UWC Mostar was “Nature nurturers: Sustainable agriculture at “Nesto Vise” permaculture farm. Project week at the lovely “EkoDizajn i permakulturno imanje Nesto…

Esperienza carsolina – our environmental education CAS activity

Did you know about the Carso plateau and its high level of biodiversity? Do you know how a beehive works? How about the life cycle of a bee and its…

Shaping a Sustainable Future

UWC Day stands as an annual global celebration, dedicated to honoring the core mission and values of the United World Colleges (UWC). This momentous occasion serves as a platform to…
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The Systems Transformation Pathway at Atlantic College

At UWC Atlantic, we have developed and are piloting a bespoke academic pathway in a groundbreaking partnership with the International Baccalaureate, launched with a pioneer cohort of 24 students in…
UWC Costa Rica educator eating an edible flower

Food for Thought: Experiential Education and Sustainability at UWC Costa Rica

Professional Development for teachers and Co-curricular staff Looking towards new educational paradigms that focus on creating bridges and interconnections between knowledge areas, we at UWC Costa Rica are asking ourselves:…
Group photo os students and facilitator all wearing rain coats in the San Isidro Campus

Fostering Wellbeing: The RA Workshop on Individual and Planetary Wellbeing

Our dedicated Resident Assistants took part in an enlightening three-part workshop titled ‘Working Towards Individual and Planetary Wellbeing.’ This program, tailored to support our first-year students and their residences, was…