Nine schools received the World Schools Inspiration Award

Representatives from all award-winning schools meet on Friday, November 11 in a dignified and representative environment in the Frýdlant Hall of the Czech Republic Parliament Senate. “This award is the first time we present this year. Through that, we want to honor schools that are passionate about what’s happening in the world and whose projects addressing global issues are an inspiring example of good practice for a number of other schools.” explains the purpose of this new award Barbara Malkovaproject manager from People in Need.

The following schools received the World School Inspiration Award:

  • Kojetín Gymnasium
  • Trade and Services Vocational High School, Olomouc, Štursova 14
  • Svatoplukova Olomouc Elementary School
  • Elementary school Choryně
  • Elementary school fryovice
  • CZŠ St. Ludmily, Opava branch
  • F. Bayer Kopřivnice Elementary School
  • Fridlant High School
  • Sumperk elementary school

The debate with the title is also part of the Inspiration Prize program We help at home and around the world. The panelists are young, inspiring people who are actively involved in global issues. Specifically, it’s about: Veronika Dvorská from Hlavák Initiative, Eliška Víravová That Nurses act to save lives And Jakub Ježek from Many worlds in Jilemnica. He moderated debates and award ceremonies Jana Peroutková from Czech Television.

World School is a long-term program in which students and teachers from participating schools are regularly interested in world events, global topics, and developments in developing countries. These topics form a natural part of teaching and school life. Once a year, together with local partner organizations, they organize events aimed at solving or mitigating selected problems.

Currently proud of the title of World School 115 Czech kindergartens, primary and secondary schools and nearly two hundred other schools from Europe. The program is run jointly by the organizations People in Need, ops, ARPOK and Adra.

The project ambassadors are polar ecologists and biologists Marie Šabackáthat talks about the importance of the program in this short video.

The event is supported financially in the project “Towards an open, fair and sustainable Europe in the world Third European Union Trio Presidency Project” financed by the European Union. This project is implemented by the Swedish organization CONCORD; SUD Coordination; Czech Forum for Development Cooperation (ForS); and CONCORD Europe. The content of the event does not express the opinion of the donors and is not any responsibility on their part.

Julia Craig

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