Environmental Conference, hosted by The British School of Kathmandu, 22-25 March 2017.
On the 23rd March 2017 sixty two students and 12 teachers met up for the FOBISIA Student Environmental Conference in Kathmandu, Nepal. The main focus of the conference was sustainable living in a fragile environment so what better way to start than by a lecture from Good Earth Nepal. Good Earth Nepal has been a leading force in Nepal since the devastating earthquake in 2015 to provide training for both volunteers and Nepalis in how to build earthquake proof buildings from locally accessible materials. The pupils had a chance to learn the theory behind the construction process before their practical building workshop. Due to the location of the lecture they were also able to see some of the earthquake damage first hand....for the full article please see here.
Environmental Conference 2016 NLCS, Jeju.
From the 18th to the 22nd of May 2016, North London Collegiate School Jeju hosted delegates from three visiting FOBISIA schools - Regents International School Bangkok, Dulwich College Seoul and the International School of Brunei for an ambitious 5-day conference on Marine Ecology. Organisers John Witton, Director of Co-curricular Activities and Ryan Miles, Assistant Head, chose this theme as Jeju Island has a long history of sustainable harvesting from the sea by the world famous ‘haenyo’ women divers and the fact that our marine environment globally has never faced greater threats....for the full article please see here.