RCE Penang - 2018

Sejahtera Green Carnival

Location

Permatang Tok Jaya Secondary School
Sg Dua Penang
Malaysia
MY
Basic Information
Title of project : 
Sejahtera Green Carnival
Submitting RCE: 
RCE Penang
Contributing organization(s) : 
1 Botany Park Department Pulau Pinang
2 Consumers' Association Pulau Pinang
3 Centre for Global Sustainability Studies (CGSS)
4 Center for Education, Training and Research in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CETREE)
5 Sejahtera Centre USM
6 UNESCO International Hydrology Programme, Department Irrigation and Sanitation
7 Dato' Onn Secondary School Butterworth
8 Matriculation College Pulau Pinang
9 SMK Permatang Tok Jaya, Pulau Pinang
10 UNESCO Hydro Tropic Center, Department of Irrigitation and Drainage Malaysia
11 RCE Sejahtera Youth
12 RCE Penang Sejahtera Club Schools
Focal point(s) and affiliation(s)
Name: 
Munirah Ghazali
Organizational Affiliation: 
RCE Penang
Name: 
Nasarudin
Organizational Affiliation: 
UNESCO IHP Centre, Department of Drainage and Sanitation DID Malaysia
Name: 
Fazilah Embi
Organizational Affiliation: 
Permatang Tok Jaya Secondary School
Format of project: 
carnival, exhibition, powerpoint
Language of project: 
English and Bahasa Malaysia
Date of submission:
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Additional resources: 
https://www.facebook.com/RCEPenangUSM/
Pre school curriculum on teaching of cognitive component
At what level is the policy operating?: 
Local
Geographical & Education Information
Region: 
Asia-Pacific
Country: 
Malaysia
Location(s): 
Penang, Malaysia
Address of focal point institution for project: 
RCE Penang
Aras Bawah, Blok D07,
Menara Sejahtera, Universiti Sains Malaysia
11800 Pulau Pinang
Ecosystem(s):
Socioeconomic and environmental characteristics of the area : 
This year 2018, the programme, known as “Sejahtera Green Carnival” as well as ESD programs in communities and RSEN-RCE Southeast Asia networks. It would serve as a platform for all RSEN members to get together, share and disseminate ideas, information, and efforts regarding sustainability that have been undertaken by the various RSEN partners at their various local communities.
Contents
Status: 
Completed
Period: 
January, 2018 to October, 2018
Rationale: 
Considering the topic of sustainability covers a fairly wide field, the theme proposed for the RSEN main program this year is on SDG 6: Clean Water & Sanitation and SDG 13: climate Action. which involves ideas, concepts, and products that contribute to the ecological environment, social cohesion and economic viability. This carnival will feature elements of sustainable innovation from four main individual perspectives, namely education, awareness, personal engagement and vision towards sustainable. The prepared programme aims to benefit the target groups, which consist of various backgrounds and are community-based.
Objectives: 
3.1 To promote collaboration and mobilise the efforts of RSEN members to produce individuals who have the awareness and vision on sustainable through innovation.
3.2 To engage the various levels of society to rethink their innovation and build a vision for a more sustainable and prosperous future.
3.3 To provide an early and comprehensive exposure through education to the concept of sustainability (ESD) in the local ecosphere.
Activities and/or practices employed: 
There are five (5) main components in this programme, namely exhibitions, sharing sessions, hands-on and minds-on activities for all age groups, keynote lecture and writing of water education module for preschool teachers.
1. Exhibition:
This involves all RSEN members, with the aim of self- introduction, and also getting to know other members’ ESD –related activities and programmes. Expected total exhibition is 20 exhibitors from various sectors in RSEN and schools.

2 General sharing session:
With selected schools on topics related to sustainable activities. Sharing will be done by RSEN members and invited speakers/ potential new RSEN members.

3 i Hands-on activity: Greywater Filtration
Greywater Filtration- all participants will be exposed on how to do the greywater filtration. This activity will highlight the sustainable theme, “Water”. The purpose of this activity is to enhance students’ awareness toward water recycle and it can be done as a school project.

3ii Hands-on activity: Electro greywater
Grey water is water that usually used for bathing and washing. Electro is one ways of a water treatment that use solar powered electro-coagulator and vacuum membrane distillation system. This activity will highlight sustainable theme “Water”. The purpose of this activity is to enhance students awareness towards the differences between potable and non-potable water and also ways to reduce freshwater use in households.

4. Keynote lecture titled: Leading and Living SDGs 2030: National Education Philosophy (FPN) meets SDG for 21st century education.
Professor Tan Sri Dato’ Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, FASc

5. Development of Water Education Module for preschool teachers
Size of academic audience: 
about 1200 students (primary and secondary) and school teachers as well as NGOs, University departments and Government Agency departments
Funding: 
1. Office of Chief Minister, Penang State
2. Universiti Sains Malaysia
3. IHP UNESCO Centre, DID Department of Irrigation and Sanitation Malaysia
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
(https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdgs) and other themes of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
SDG 1 - End poverty in all its forms everywhere 
Indirect
SDG 2 - End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture 
Indirect
SDG 3 - Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages 
Indirect
SDG 4 - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all 
Direct
SDG 5 - Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls 
Indirect
SDG 6 - Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all 
Direct
SDG 7 - Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all 
Indirect
SDG 8 - Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all 
Indirect
SDG 9 - Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation, and foster innovation 
Indirect
SDG 10 - Reduce inequality within and among countries 
Indirect
SDG 11 - Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable 
Indirect
SDG 12 - Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns 
Indirect
SDG 13 - Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts 
Direct
SDG 14 - Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development 
Indirect
SDG 15 - Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification and halt and reverse land degradation, and halt biodiversity loss 
Indirect
SDG 16 - Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels 
Indirect
SDG 17 - Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development 
Indirect
Theme
Disaster Risk Reduction 
Indirect
Traditional Knowledge  
Indirect
Agriculture 
Indirect
Arts 
Indirect
Curriculum Development 
Direct
Ecotourism 
Indirect
Forests/Trees 
Direct
Plants & Animals 
Direct
Waste 
Direct
Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development – Priority Action Areas
Priority Action Area 1 - Advancing policy 
Indirect
Priority Action Area 2 - Transforming learning and training environments 
Direct
Priority Action Area 3 - Building capacities of educators and trainers 
Direct
Priority Action Area 4 - Empowering and mobilizing youth 
Direct
Priority Action Area 5 - Accelerating sustainable solutions at local level 
Indirect