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Level 2 Workshop, Guatemala, 20-21 May 2017

Mike Johnston

In this workshop participants will explore the challenges and means of integrating sustainability values, principles and practice into education – specifically existing curriculum and school culture. Special emphasis is placed on the use of systems thinking to enhance teaching and student learning. Systems thinking tools and methods will be demonstrated and participants will have the […]

Compass Youth Camp, 21-28 June 2017, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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 Video by Koh, CYC 2016 Media Facilitator Compass Youth Leadership Camp (CYC) is designed by youth for youth. Based on the foundations of systems thinking and sustainability, this unique camp will help participants to be powerful and effective change makers in their communities. Camp Details Scholarships available for application that showing interest and submitted by 16 […]

Level 2 Educator Certification Workshop@ NIST, March 18-19, 2017

teresa-tung

Level 2 Compass Education (Educator) Certification Workshop Applying Systems Thinking for Sustainability School Transformation Hosted by The Professional Learning Hub @ NIST, Bangkok, Thailand To download the flyer, click here Workshop Overview In this workshop participants will explore the challenges and means of integrating sustainability values, principles and practice into education – specifically existing curriculum and […]

Level 1 Practitioner Certification Workshop @ NIST, March 18-19, 2017

David Gammill

Level 1 Compass Education (Practitioner) Certification Workshop Thinking, Learning & Acting for a Flourishing & Sustainable World Hosted by The Professional Learning Hub @ NIST, Bangkok, Thailand To download the flyer, click here This is what participants who have attended level 1 have said:  “I used to think that the concept of sustainability was a bit of a […]

Compass Youth Camp 2016 Comes to a Close

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Compass Youth Camp (CYC) 2016 camp has sadly come to an end! The participants, including the facilitators and coordinators, have been non-stop busy since day one. Throughout the week, students learned important systems analysis concepts and tools such as the Sustainability Compass, systems mapping, and feedback loops. While learning these, they also engaged in many […]

A Glimpse into the Action at the Compass Youth Camp 2016

A year has passed and the Compass Youth Camp (CYC) has once again commenced! This year we have students from all around Asia, coming in from international schools in Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand and China. The main activities that these students will be taking part in are System Thinking activities, Amoeba roles, and Presentation tips. […]

Dorm Leadership

The Sustainability Compass model was shared with the students in the Dorm Leadership Council. These students make written proposals to the Dorm Administrators to make changes in the system. We had great discussions on why the Dorm Coordinator would not want to do some of the changes that the students want. It helped them realize other points of view as […]

7 Elements to Building a Sustainability & Service Learning “Ethos” at International Schools

by Laurence Myers, Sustainability & Service Learning Coordinator, International School of Kuala Lumpur Recently I was asked to speak to a visiting group of educators and educators-in-training from Macau. I rummaged through my old slides, pictures, notes and the like and put together a presentation that would probably put the world’s most hardened HS students to sleep […]

Level 1 Workshop @ NIST International School, March 2016

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A group of passionate educators joined us on a learning journey of Level 1 Compass Education training workshop on March 12-13, 2016, hosted by the Professional Learning Hub of NIST International School. The workshop was facilitated by our trainers Cindy Chen and Lynda Rolph with nine educators with the passion to bring sustainability and systems […]

School is not a building: Sharing economies and the low-carbon school of the future

Singapore sits just above the equator and is monotonously hot and humid all year round.   It’s a long way from my native New England, with its distinct and ever-changing seasons. My Singaporean friends joke that they have two seasons: indoors and outdoors. Singapore is perhaps the most air-conditioned nation on earth. The former long-time, and […]