1 Year of Search for Sustainable Schools in Brazil: Virtual Regional Meeting with Selected Schools

1 Year of Search for Sustainable Schools in Brazil: Virtual Regional Meeting with Selected Schools

As a celebration of the 1 year since the launch of the Search for Sustainable Schools in Brazil, Akatu Institute has organized a virtual regional meeting in order to promote exchange of knowledge and integration between the 5 selected schools. During the meeting, each selected school had the opportunity to present its Action Plan and […]

Selected Schools in Brazil carrying out structural improvements to become more sustainable!

Selected Schools in Brazil carrying out structural improvements to become more sustainable!

Even though in-person educational activities are paralyzed at the moment, the selected schools in Brazil have been carrying out some structural improvements to make their learning environment more sustainable. Akatu Institute congratulates the schools for continuing the implementation of their Action Plans despite of current adversities and we are looking forward for the next steps!

Teachers, students and community engage in activities carried out by the Selected Schools in Brazil

Teachers, students and community engage in activities carried out by the Selected Schools in Brazil

Thoughout the first month of implementation of their Action Plans, the schools selected for the Search for Sustainable Schools in Brazil have organized meetings and events in order to present the project and encourage teachers, students and community to take part in their activities. Akatu Institute recognizes and congratulates their effort in engaging different audiences […]

Selected Schools in Brazil are already implementing their plans

Selected Schools in Brazil are already implementing their plans

This week, the five schools selected in the Search for Sustainable Schools in Brazil have officially begun their activities, after receiving the first disbursement of the grant to implement their winning Action Plans. We are very excited and eager to see the plans take off! Good luck for the winning schools!

Meet the 5 schools selected at the Search for Sustainable Schools in Brazil!

Meet the 5 schools selected at the Search for Sustainable Schools in Brazil!

After a careful selection of the almost 250 submissions for the Search for Sustainable Schools in Brazil, it is time to meet the selected action plans (one per Brazilian region)! Escola Estadual Luiz Lopes de Carvalho – Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul Escola Estadual Indígena Dom Lourenço Zoller – Uiramutã, Roraima Centro de Ensino […]

Around 250 submissions received in Brazil

Around 250 submissions received in Brazil

The submission phase of the Search for Sustainable Schools in Brazil has just finished and almost 250 plans from schools from all over the country were submitted. The selection process has begun and the final results will be available on November 18th. Five schools – one per Brazilian region – will be selected based on […]

Final Call for Brazil’s Search for Sustainable Schools!

Final Call for Brazil’s Search for Sustainable Schools!

As the deadline for submissions approaches, several public schools have expressed their interest in joining Brazil’s Search for Sustainable Schools. Over 50 schools from all over the country have already submitted their proposals, and many other are making the final remarks on their Action Plans. Because of the high demand, Akatu Institute will extend the […]

Brazil Search for Sustainable Schools Kicks Off

Brazil Search for Sustainable Schools Kicks Off

The Akatu Institute launched the Search for Sustainable Schools in Brazil (in Portuguese, it´s called “Desafio Escolas Sustentáveis”) on the 19th August 2019 and is accepting submissions until the 15th October 2019 via their website (https://edukatu.org.br/escolas_sustentaveis).  The criteria for the selection of the Brazilian school projects, based on the global criteria, are as below: Project […]