Plastic Free School Workshops
Two workshops on plastic education examining the causes, effects and solutions to plastic pollution and how to reduce plastic in schools so your school can become eco friendly. Students will be trained to peer educate other students on plastic.
These workshops give students the tools to spread awareness about plastic throughout the school through peer education initiatives.
Workshop One: An Introduction
Campaign strategy planning: Identifying the target audience, audience channels, campaign blocks, who needs to be on board, enlistment of ideas and execution.
Task assignment: Students will be assigned roles in the group which can be divided up on each students interest and strengths for example Presentations team, social media, canteen, surveys, petitions, bin audits, bottle research, meetings etc The students will have weekly tasks and responsibilities to fulfill until they achieve their target goal of becoming plastic free. This can be achieved within 6 weeks.
Duration: A double period or two hours
Workshop Two: Leadership
Students will be taught to run a plastic free workshop that they will then in turn teach to the other students in school so you school can turn into a plastic free school step by step.
Peer education is a highly effective form of education that promotes personal development creativity and knowledge whilst giving young people a sense of empowerment and responsibility. Other skills include self-awareness, confidence and personal skills.