Eco-Schools Green Flags were raised in 23 schools dacross Amman and Aqaba, under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Basma bint Ali, Chair Person for the Royal Marine Conservation Society of Jordan (JREDS) and in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Environment.
Plaques and certificates were distributed to the awarded schools and teachers in return to their enormous efforts applying the the methodology of the Eco-Schools programme.
These achievements were hosted by Green Key hotels represented by the Sheraton Al-Nabil Hotel in Amman and Mövenpick Resort & Residences Aqaba, as part of their responsibility efforts towards the community, and to strengthen the integration and mainstreaming between the Foundation for Environmental Education programmes.
Meeting with Princess Basma bint Ali
On the 6 October 2016 a meeting was held with the presence of Her Royal Highness Princess Basma bint Ali, and 60 schools from Aqaba city. The meeting was coordinated in full partnership and cooperation with the Aqaba Directorate of Education of the Ministry of Education.
This meeting aimed to stress on the importance of sustainable education in conserving the environment in Jordan, and the role of Eco-Schools in this regard. HRH Princess Basma congratulated all participating schools, with special attention to the awardee Green Flag schools, and encouraged other schools to increase their efforts to join the programme. HRH listened to the representatives from different schools and discussed ideas and initiatives to enrich schools with more environmental activities.