Schools for Sustainability - think, research, act!
A Year 7-12 competition
In teams students explore the ecological situation in their place of residence, in their street or at their school in relation to one of the following aspects: water, air quality, energy consumption, flora and fauna and waste. With concrete actions, they draw the public's attention to the existing ecological situation and propose solutions.
The project steps and evaluation criteria as well as teaching resources related to the competition can be found here:
Remember! The project can be treated in both subject and German lessons.
All students in years 7 to 12 can participate in the competition in small teams. The competition is also open to students who don´t study German. The project documentation must be submitted to the Goethe-Institut by 1 November 2019. Please register your participation until 21 October using the form below.
Support from Experts
These experts are available to help students with questions about their project:
Exchange of Ideas and Award Ceremony
At the beginning of the Term 4, an exchange of ideas between teams from different states will be organized. At the same time, a jury of experts will evaluate the projects. The evaluation takes place in two categories:
Category 1: Years 7 - 9
Category 2: Years 10 - 12
Winning teams in each category receive $300 in prize money.