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Zimbabwe permaculture education center promotes self-sufficiency

Inhabitat - Innovation

German architecture firm Studio Anna Heringer has completed the first kindergarten in Zimbabwe's Chimanimani District, a rural and desolate region home to about 200 families that have long lacked access to education. The kindergarten, which builds on the firm's award-winning portfolio of humanitarian architecture, serves as a pilot project for PORET, Zimbabwe's permaculture community, to promote permaculture and encourage self-sufficiency in the local community

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How fashion professionals are re-educating for a circular economy

GreenBiz

Eighty percent of a product’s environmental impact is decided on the design table but most apparel professionals weren't trained to design with the end-user or end-of-life of the garment in mind. Circular Economy Clothing Fashion Life-Cycle Management

Holberton secures $20 million to expand its “OS of Education”

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, March 30 — Holberton launched a software engineering and programming education in 2016 to help students get high-paying jobs at Dropbox, Tesla, The post Holberton secures $20 million to expand its “OS of Education” appeared first on Impact Alpha.

AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative.is, VirtualGaia.com, 7Vortex.com; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Chief Storyteller, The Climate 4.0 Project

Join our amazing panelists, Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive, Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global, Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Job Opportunity: UW CEI Associate Director for Education & Workforce Development

CleanTech Alliance

CEI creates the ideas and educates the people needed to generate those innovations, while facilitating the pathways to bring them to market. The Associate Director for Education […]. The UW Clean Energy Institute (CEI) supports the advancement of next-generation solar energy and battery materials and devices, as well as their integration with systems and the grid.

Education Opportunity: Western Washington University new professional development offerings

CleanTech Alliance

Western Washington University’s professional development and Executive Education programs can provide you with the tools to stand out from the crowd. Are you looking for the edge to move your career forward? Their programs provide business professionals with the tools and knowledge necessary to advance their careers and position their organization for future growth. Full […

Fram Museum extension is dedicated to environmental education

Inhabitat - Innovation

The building follows the architects' vision "that architecture exemplifies how we care for our environment

An urban farm tops a LEED Gold-targeted health education tower in Toronto

Inhabitat - Innovation

Global design practice Perkins and Will has raised the bar for sustainable campus design with the award-winning Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex

New Marine Education Center in Malm raises climate change awareness

Inhabitat - Innovation

In Malmo, Sweden, the recently completed Marine Education Center is giving visitors a closer look at the effects of climate change and sustainable technology

How to Green Our Education System

Green Living Guy

The post How to Green Our Education System appeared first on Green Living Guy. Let’s teach children about the importance about the environmental movement. For it has never been stronger. Every day, more people join in by greening their lifestyles and creating a more sustainable future.

Geothermal-powered education center anchors Louisvilles new Waterfront Botanical Gardens

Inhabitat - Innovation

A notorious old landfill in Louisville, Kentucky is being transformed into the new Waterfront Botanical Gardens, a verdant 23.5-acre site designed by architecture firm Perkins + Will

NM Solar Group installs 9.32-kW array for outdoor education organization

Solar Power World

The money saved on utilities will fund scholarships that give kids access to outdoor education. Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions (CWG) recently powered up its new solar panel grid system at the Gulch Base Camp.

Sustainability Education: How Schools Can Safeguard the Future

Unsustainable

Sustainability Education, the exploration of sustainability issues as an essential component of school curricula, is well overdue for global recognition. The post Sustainability Education: How Schools Can Safeguard the Future appeared first on Unsustainable.

Two Sigma Impact invests in workforce educator Penn Foster

Impact Alpha

The post Two Sigma Impact invests in workforce educator Penn Foster appeared first on Impact Alpha. ImpactAlpha, January 21 – Hedge fund Two Sigma launched its nine-figure impact investing initiative from its own balance sheet to prove the correlation between.

Babylegs the inexpensive, educational way to monitor ocean plastic pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

Do you have plastic in your nearby waterway? If you want to find out, you can collect a sample for testing using Babylegs, a trawl for monitoring ocean plastic

A look into NABCEP’s virtual Continuing Education Conference

Solar Power World

The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners’ (NABCEP) Continuing Education Conference was originally scheduled for later that month in St.

APDS secures $5 million to offer education in prisons

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, June 30 – B Corp APDS’s tablet-based learning platform for inmates provides education, rehabilitation, and job training including GED preparation, English and cognitive behavioral therapy.

Delivering cleaner vehicles and better air quality: Educational roadshow returns to Scotland

Envirotec Magazine

The “Innovation Wagon” at a previous OWL Roadshow. An initiative with a brief to help drive up safety and compliance standards in the transport sector (including in relation to air quality and emissions from vehicles) is returning to Scotland in March.

How will the Tech Industry be different in 2021

U.S. Green Technology

Featured Posts Featured Stories Green Technology IOT online education Technology2020 has been one of the toughest years. However, one thing that we have learned from the past year is, it is hard to imagine a world without technology.

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UNStudio unveils future-proof energy-generating education building for TU Delft

Inhabitat - Innovation

UNStudio has unveiled designs for Echo, a new multipurpose academic building for TU Delft that will generate its own energy via solar panels

A Global Education Crisis: The Lack of Access to Education in Developing Countries

Unsustainable

Universal Access to Education has been declared a Basic Human Right. Indeed, education is vital. There are no schools or other educational institutions, let alone universities. Now that I am more aware of educational conditions around the world, even more so.

Tuberculosis Education in Malawi

Unsustainable

A handbook is being developed by the Ministry of Education in collaboration with their Health counterparts and is to be used by teachers in primary schools to impart knowledge to learners on the causes, prevention, and treatment of Tuberculosis. For more information, please visit the website of the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology , or the website of the Ministry of Health , Malawi. Government The post Tuberculosis Education in Malawi appeared first on Unsustainable.

TOYOTA AND HORIZON EDUCATIONAL INVITE YOU TO THE STEM SPLASH

altenergymag

Invite your students and their parents to an event where everyone will have the opportunity to experience the All-New 2021 Toyota Mirai. There will be STEM activities and Giveaways

Energy and climate education still missing in Southeast Asian universities

Eco-Business

University curriculum in Southeast Asian varsities generally creates a wall between energy and climate. Imparting energy-climate knowledge to our youth is integral to transforming the present state into a low-carbon future

Educational center in Russia has a wind turbine and rooftop solar panels

Inhabitat - Innovation

Luminary Inspiration Center teaches children in remote villages about clean energy and modern architecture

What if… the redesign of education put racial and social equity at its core? 

Impact Alpha

The upending of this school year has made almost every parent, willingly or not, a participant in the radical transformation of education. The post What if… the redesign of education put racial and social equity at its core?

Generac Announces Educational Partnership with Solar Energy International

altenergymag

Solar energy education now available to affiliated Generac installers and dealers

Environmental Education Will Shape A New Generation Of Decision-Makers

Forbes Green Tech

As nations worldwide continue to tackle climate change-related issues, many have identified that the next generation will need to be educated about the challenges ahead of them Natural environment has been critical in shaping our species and how we have evolved over millennia.

Electrify America Invests Over $1.6 Million in STEM Programs and Workforce Development to Drive Brand-Neutral Zero Emission Vehicle Education

LA CleanTech Incubator

Ultra-fast charging network funds Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) initiatives, workforce training with four grassroots organizations to support electric vehicle education in California, U.S.

Convenience beats education for driving sustainable behaviour in Singapore, says MP

Eco-Business

Environmentally-conscious consumers

NABCEP continuing education credits will be offered at Intersolar 2020

Solar Power World

Eligible PV professionals will be able to attend the Intersolar North America expo hall for free at the San Diego Convention Center from February 4-6, 2020, and can register for NABCEP-approved continuing education classes to… The post NABCEP continuing education credits will be offered at Intersolar 2020 appeared first on Solar Power World.

Schools across Virginia and the Carolinas to receive educational solar arrays through Dominion Energy program

Solar Power World

Dominion Energy is adding 16 new schools to its Solar for Students Program, giving students across Virginia and the Carolinas a hands-on experience with solar energy.

An amazing guidebook for raising and educating our kids

GatesNotes

A charter school founder offers her insights on what our kids need to prepare for college and a good life

Education lender Varthana secures $15 million loan from DFC

Impact Alpha

The quality of education these schools provide varies significantly. The post Education lender Varthana secures $15 million loan from DFC appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, May 6 – Tens of millions of students in India attend low-cost private primary and secondary schools.

MPower raises $25 million to help international students pay for a U.S. education

Impact Alpha

education appeared first on Impact Alpha. ImpactAlpha, January 26 — MPower works with 350 universities and colleges in the U.S. and Canada to provide loans for international and DACA. The post MPower raises $25 million to help international students pay for a U.S.

'Ecohosting': Airbnb debuts green host education hub

Business Green

The debut of the new sustainability education hub , which was unveiled last week to coincide with Big Energy Saving Week, comes as the online booking platform revealed 64 per cent of its guests say they chose an Airbnb because they value environmental sustainability.

Square’s (and Twitter’s) Jack Dorsey commits $1 billion for COVID, girls education and UBI

Impact Alpha

After we disarm this pandemic, the focus will shift to girl’s health and education, and UBI,”. The post Square’s (and Twitter’s) Jack Dorsey commits $1 billion for COVID, girls education and UBI appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Earth911 Inspiration: Malala Yousafzai on the Value of Education

AGreenLiving

This week’s quote is from Nobel Laureate and human rights … The post Earth911 Inspiration: Malala Yousafzai on the Value of Education appeared first on Earth911.com. Original post: Earth911 Inspiration: Malala Yousafzai on the Value of Education.

10 Ways Edtech Advances Are Shaking Up Education

Forbes Green Tech

Edtech is challenging how, what and where students learn

Zimbabwe permaculture education center promotes self-sufficiency

AGreenLiving

German architecture firm Studio Anna Heringer has completed the first kindergarten in Zimbabwe’s Chimanimani District, a rural and desolate region home to about 200 families that have long lacked access to education. Zimbabwe permaculture education center promotes self-sufficiency.

Vanderful: An African Adventure for Education

Unsustainable

The Vanderful team plans to bring education and adventure to West Africa, after it captured their hearts during time spent teaching and living in Namibia. It was here they recognised the west coast’s potential as a destination for surf tourism, thanks to the world-class waves and unspoilt natural beauty, whilst identifying opportunities for growth within communities hampered by outdated education systems and in some cases years of political unrest.

Geothermal-powered education center anchors Louisvilles new Waterfront Botanical Gardens

AGreenLiving

At the heart of the newly opened gardens is the 6,000-square-foot Graeser Family Education Center — also designed by Perkins + Will — that features an organic, sinuous form evocative of the nearby Ohio River.