Agenda

Eco-Schools National Operator Meeting 2018

NOM AGENDA 

Theme: Climate, Oceans and Learning

NOM objectives
1. Identifying and sharing best case practices in Climate Change and Ocean Literacy
2. Sharing and further developing the Eco-Schools Communication Strategy
3. 25th Anniversary Planning
4. Developing a mechanism for Quality Assurance for the Green Flag
5. Reflecting on SDGs @Eco-Schools
6. Networking amongst National Operators
7. Exposure to Eco-Schools Ireland

November 20th Arrival day

Afternoon

  • Arrival of all attendees to the Clayton Hotel, Lapps Quay (Airport Transfers from Cork Airport arranged by An Taisce)
  • Check-in from 3pm

Evening events

  • 19:00-20:45 – Dinner at the Clayton Hotel restaurant

November 21st Day 1

Breakfast 

  • 7:30-8:55am – Breakfast at the Clayton Hotel
  • 9:00-9:15am – NOM Opening, Lesley Jones (FEE President, FEE Board of Directors)
  • 9:15-9:30am – Welcome and Introduction, An Taisce
  • 9:30-9:45am – FEE report, Laura Hickey (FEE Board of Directors)
  • 9:45-10:15am – Eco-Schools report, Pramod Kumar Sharma, Senior Director of Education (FEE Head Office)
  • 10:15-10.55am – Presentation of the NOM theme: Climate and Oceans Literacy
  • 10.55-11.05am – School Presentations

Coffee break

  • 11.15-11.55am – Communications in Eco-Schools, Richard Steed, Communications Officer & Nicole Andreou (FEE Head Office)

– FEE Communications Overview
– Social Media Outreach
– Strategy for the 25th Anniversary
– Questions & Answers

  • 11.55-12.05pm – A legacy story, Patricia Oliver
  • 12.05-12.45pm – Storytelling Group Work Session, Richard Steed (FEE Head Office) & An Taisce

Lunch 

  • 13.45-14.15pm – FEE University, Laura Hickey (FEE Board of Directors)
  • 14.15-14.25pm – School Presentations

Coffee break and group photo

  • 14.45-15.45pm – Green Flag Benchmarking – Quality Assurance for the Green Flag,
    Anne-Marie Robb (KSB, Scotland), Linda Van Meersche (MOS, Belgium), Pramod Kumar Sharma (FEE Head Office)
  • 15.45-16.30pm – Presentation of Impact Evaluation tools – methodology and benefits, Hak Van Nispen (SME Advies, Netherlands), Caitlin Wilson (Landvernd, Iceland) and Shimon Ginzburg (FEE Head Office)
  • 16.30-17.20pm Free time to freshen-up before dinner. Dress code: Smart casual
  • 17.20pm Meet in Conference area foyer to walk to University College Cork for evening reception and dinner

Evening events

  • 18.00pm Glucksman Gallery drinks reception.
  • 19.45pm Aula Maxima Gala dinner

November 22nd Day 2

Breakfast 

  • 7:30-8:55am – Breakfast at the Clayton Hotel
  • 9:00-09:30am – Eco-Schools Handprint activity, Pramod Kumar Sharma (FEE Head Office) – “My three Positive Actions for 2019”
  • 9.30-10.05am – Eco-Schools cases on Ocean Literacy, Laura Hickey (FEE Board of Directors) & 3 Practical Examples, Sameer Kaudeer (REEF Conservation, Mauritius)
  • 10.05-10.45am – School presentations on Marine Education

Coffee break

  • 11.00-12.20pm (40mins workshops + 20mins reporting) Parallel Sessions

▪ Education of the SDGs, Anne-Marie Robb (KSB, Scotland)
▪ FEE EcoCampus, Edith Bajurizi (CECOD, Uganda) & Johleen Koh (WWF Malaysia)
▪ Eco-Schools Research, Shimon Ginzburg & Pramod Kumar Sharma (FEE Head Office)
▪ Disaster Risk Reduction, Olivia Copsey (Eco-Schools African Network Coordinator)

Lunch 

  • 13.20-13.50pm – Education for the SDGs, Pramod Kumar Sharma & Nicole Andreou (FEE Head Office)

Coffee break

  • 14.05-15.05pm – Eco-Schools & Climate, Adriana Valenzuela (UNFCCC)
    4 Practical Examples, Margarida Gomes (ABAE, Portugal), Kim Martinez (NWF, USA), Gregor Cerar (Društvo DOVES, Slovenia), Anne-Marie Robb (KSB, Scotland)
  • 15.05-15.55pm – Climate Action Activity, An Taisce
  • 15.55-16.15pm – 25th Anniversary Declaration, Laura Hickey (FEE Board of Directors), Michael John O’Mahony, (An Taisce, Ireland) & Richard Steed (FEE HO)
  • 16.15-16.30pm – National Operators Meeting Wrap-Up, Laura Hickey (FEE Board of Directors) Ceremonial Handover to NOM 2019 Hosts
  • 16.30-18.30pm –  Free time to freshen-up before dinner. Dress code: casual
  • 18.30pm – Meet in Conference area foyer to walk into town for dinner and traditional Irish entertainment

Evening events

  • 19.00pm ’till late – The Oliver Plunkett pub; Dinner and Traditional music and dancing

November 23rd Day 3

(WORKSHOPS FOR COUNTRIES PARTICIPATING IN LLC, TGPH, ALCOA W5 )

Breakfast 

  • 7:30-8:55am – Breakfast at the Clayton Hotel
  • 8:00-9:00am – Side Event possibility: Eco-Schools African Network meeting / Eco-Schools UK & Ireland Network meeting
  • 9.00-10.30am – Litter Less Campaign Workshop (Part I)

Coffee Break 

  • 10:45-12.30pm – Litter Less Campaign Workshop (Part II)

Lunch 

  • 13.30-14.30pm – Side Event possibility: Eco-Schools African Network meeting / Eco-Schools UK & Ireland Network meeting
  • 13.30-14.30pm – Alcoa W5 Workshop
  • 13:40-15:00pm – The Great Plant Hunt (2017-2018) Workshop
  • 15:00-19:00pm –  Free time to freshen-up before dinner. Dress code: casual

Dinner

  • 19:00-20:45pm – Dinner at the Clayton Hotel restaurant RSVP