Training on the Facilitation of Environmental & Social Management Framework(ESMF)
Introduction • Introduction of the trainer • Introduction of the participants
Participants’ Expectation What do you expect from the training?
Objectives of the Training • Define relationship between environment and school practices • Familiar with the environmental and social impacts and their mitigations measures • Increased knowledge and skills to apply environmental friendly activities in practice • Develop Green Audit/Plan of Action
PESRP (Punjab Education Sector Reforms Program) The Punjab Education Sector Reform Program was launched in 2003 by Government of the Punjab (GoPb) for improving education in the province. Objectives are as follows: Civil works School operation Provision of free textbooks to schoolchildren
Environmental & Social Management Framework (ESMF) Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) provides a mechanism for implementing the preventive and mitigatory measures in the form of environmental guidelines.
Environmental Best Practices • Environment • Sustainable Development
Environmental Management System (EMS) An Environmental Management System (EMS) is a set of processes and practices that enable an organization/School to reduce its environmental impacts and increase its operating efficiency.
Physical Environment of School and Student Learning Physical Environment of a School Physical Structures Infrastructure Furniture Use and presence of chemicals and biological agents The site on which a school is located Surrounding environment including the air, water, and materials with which children may come into contact Nearby land uses, road ways and other hazards
Components of a Healthy School Environment • Shelter • Availability of Safe Drinking Water • Food • Availability of Proper Light • Proper Ventilation • Availability of Sanitary facilities • Emergency Medical Care • Protection from Physical and Biological Threats • Protection from Chemical Threats, e.g. air pollution, water pollution, hazardous waste etc
Group Activity What is the condition of schools in your area and how can you improve the conditions? Presentations
Environment Friendly Schools What is Environment Friendly Environment Friendly Schools How we can make schools environmental Friendly
Environment Friendly Schools • Formation of Environmental Clubs at Schools • Greening the Schools • Environmental Competitions
Group Activity Design activities which can make school’s environment, environment friendly
Environmental and Social Assessment Major Environmental and Social issues are identified in following areas: • Soil and Lands • Surface Water Quality • Ground Water Quality • Air Quality • Noise and Vibrations • Access, Easement, Health and Worksite Safety
Group Activity Jigsaw Method (Cooperative Learning) “Identify Environmental and Social Issues of your Area/School and give their mitigation measures” Group Work and Presentation
Green Audit/Plan of Action Green Audit Performa Group Activity & Presentations Develop plans of action for period of one year indicating possible follow up actions.