Announcement of the 2018 SEAMEO-Japan ESD Award. Theme: Applying Local Wisdom for Environmental Conservation

The objectives of this year’s award scheme are:

  1. To raise awareness of local wisdom applied for environmental conservation and sustainable development in schools and communities in Southeast Asia and Japan.
  2. To promote and share initiatives and good practices that support sustainable development through the integration of local wisdom into the teaching and learning practices and school programmes that protects local environment and develops local community.
  3. To encourage schools to develop and improve current ESD activities and programmes.

We would like to invite all public and private schools as well as vocational and technical schools (certificate level) in 11 SEAMEO Member countries, namely Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam to submit the information about their respective school’s activities/programmes relating to the theme.  Details of the award and guidelines for submission of entries are available in the SEAMEO website:  The last day for submission of entries is on 3 SEPTEMBER 2018.