One Earth One Home programme 2020 and Activities in TS Schools. One Earth One Home programme 2020 has been launched by WWF India under its Ek Prithvi programme and Activities have been prepared for conduct this programme
Samagra Shiksha, Telangana SPD has given proceeding to all DEOS and DPOs to conduct of WWF India’s digital environment programme ‘One Earth One Home’ in all schools of School Education Department, Government of Telangana.
The State Director, WWFF-India has stated that the Ek Prithvi programme in the State is running successfully 8 schools since for the last year.
Further he requested to support ‘One Earth-One Home’ programme in not only the current Ek Prithvi schools but all the schools under the Department.
Instructions for One Earth One Home programme 2020
- Authorize all schools with Classes 1-8 to implement the programme.
- Issue a circular with ‘One Earth-One Home programme’ details to all schools.
- Permit 1 hour’per week to students and teachers to conduct the activities.
- Commission (name of nodal officer) our Ek Prithvi nodal officer as a point person of contact.
- The programme will be led by WWF lndia under the guidance of department and will require no monetary support from the department.
SS Telangana SPD has requested to all DEOs and DPOs to take necessary action and to issue suitable instructions to the MEOs and HMs of all schools under all Managements in the Districts and ensure maximum participation as per the activities in the schools.
WWF India’s digital environment programme ‘One Earth One Home’ for the schools: The world today is teaching us an invaluable lesson- human health is intrinsically linked to our planet and its diversity. Education for the environment has now become even more significant to building a resilient and positive environment for children and Young people.
To support and continue Ek Prithvi association (MoU attached) in the best way possible, WWF India has developed ‘One Earth – One Home’- an engaging model to build the strengths, creativity and skills of children for their successful future.
‘One Earth – One Home’ is an empowering action-oriented model where the students will steer a change in their houses to adopt pro-conservation attitudes and sustainable practices.
The programme has been aligned with multiple Sustainable Development -Goals (SDGs) and is designed especially for government schools across the country. The programme will leverage family involvement and promote the power of small actions.
Students will need smartphones with internet connectivity to download the resources.
‘One Earth – One Home’ will have following flow:
|Provide digital resources to teachers and students for Class 1 -2, 3 and 6-8. |
Will include the following learning capsules:
1. A Virtual walk where students will document their observations.
2. Exploration time in balcony assisted with biodiversity
4. Expert talk in regional languages on environment.
5. Conduct audit of self and Audit of the home
6. Take action with parents to become a green home.
|September 2020||1 Day|
|Students implement the activities with their family members||September 2020 – November 2020||8 weeks (1 hour/ Saturday)|
|Radio Programme/ Podcasts on traditional wisdom and sustainable living.||November 2020||1 Day|
|Closing ceremony and e-certifications to all students and Teachers||November 2020||1 Day|
Ek Prithvi programme
Ek Prithvi is an empowering action-oriented environment education model where the whole school is motivated to explore, understand and apply the principles of sustainability in their school ecosystem.
It focuses on building conservation leadership among students by enhancing knowledge, skills and action competence to adopt pro-conservation attitudes and sustainable lifestyle choices.
Ek Prithvi aims to embed the approach of environment education into the schools’ education system by empowering teachers with resources and teaching methodologies that enable them to effectively impart environmental awareness.
Since its launch in 2016, the Ek Prithvi programme is empowering more than 1,30,000 students in 200 government schools across 11 Indian states in partnership with the state education departments.