Environmental Awareness and Education
Environmental education is a process that allows individuals to explore environmental issues, engage in problem solving, and take action to improve the environment. As a result, individuals develop a deeper understanding of environmental issues and have the skills to make informed and responsible decisions.
Environmental education is powering environmental leadership, and certainly it is not about changing the mindset of the group or individual, but in the cultivation of milieu that brings out the best of an existing situation and inspires just not the individuals in that group, but the entire group itself. It is not the ability to influence in that group or individual, but in the cultivation of a milieu that brings out the best of an existing situation and inspires just not the individuals in that group, but the entire group itself. It is not the ability to influence others to do something they are not committed to, but the entire group itself. It is not the ability to influence others to do something they are not committed to, but rather to nurture a culture that motivates and even excites individuals to do what is required for the benefit of all. It is not carrying others to the end result, but setting the surrounding for development qualities in them to so they may carry each other and also make survival better for the future. If leadership brings development, 'Environmental Leadership', leads to sustainable development.
What is TREE? TREE project is specially designed and crafted for school and college students, in year 2007, SAFE launched project TREE, Teen Require Environmental Education in local schools and colleges. The student's feedback report revealed that they are tired of reading environment books and now they seek an opportunity to make some practical contribution to environment.This project has successfully created great scope for students to participate in the actual field activities bringing them close to the community.This has effectively initiated learning by doing in a more recreational way.
If leadership brings development, 'Environmental Leadership', leads to sustainable development
A. To creates participatory platform for students to extend education and awareness, communication and motivations.
B. To help commune where every individual cares for their surroundings, their habitat, their niche, their home.
C. To give exposure to environmental challenges, threats, and inspire students towards innovative and sustainable solutions.
D. To build eco-sensitive gen-next for sustainable future, as they will be driving the planet next.
Program & events under TREE includes:
# Awareness campaign
# Habitat study
# Community interaction
# Communication games
# Street show, skit, theatre
# Learning to use of alternative media in communication awareness
# Summer camps
To enroll for this program contact Somasree Basu (Coordinator for Program)