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News Archive

February 2019

First Aid for Staff

 In gearing up for the new year, NaDEET Centre staff received their first aid certification in a three day training course. The course ended with simulation of potential incidences that provided the knowledge to assist colleagues and visitors in medical emergencies. It was a refresher to those who had taken the course before and just what the new staff members needed in preparation for working with groups. 

January 2019

Celebrating Ousie’s 10 years of Service for NaDEET

Ousie (Elizabeth Lammert) was awarded with NaDEET’s first long service award on her 10 years anniversary at NaDEET. As a Sustainable Kitchen Educator, Ousie has interacted and inspired many NaDEET participants and visitors through different programmes and we are honored to have her guiding and leading our team at NaDEET as Sustainable Kitchen Educator and Homestead Manager. 

December 2018 - January 2019

Serving you for 15 years

December 2018

Edulink comes to NaDEET

Educators from 8 environmental education centres across Namibia gathered at NaDEET for the final of a series of EduLink workshop for 2018. This workshop focused on sustainability, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and teaching methods. Since the beginning of the year, NaDEET has been part of the EduLink project which aims to network all EE Centres across the country to equip them to conduct teacher training workshops. 

November 2018

NaDEET celebrates Arbor Day

In celebrating the national Arbor Day, NaDEET and the Swakopmund Primary School embarked on planting trees at their school. The indigenous trees planted are the Karee tree (Rhus lancea) and the Raisin bush (Grewia flava). Along with the trees, the school also received tree activity materials that were met with great enthusiasm by the learners. The tree activity materials were created by the Private School Swakopmund learners on their community service day.

October 2018

NaDEET wins Education for Sustainable Development Prize

NaDEET Centre has been awarded with the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development 2018 for its outstanding work in the field of ESD. Upon receiving the award the director of NaDEET Viktoria Keding highlighted the importance of the award “This award brings global attention to the importance of quality education in reaching the SDGs. We are proud to be part of the growing movement to reach these goals.” The award ceremony took place at the UNESCO Headquarters on the 9th October in Paris. Check out the official video of the winning projects here.

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