Number of eco schools reaches to 286Environment
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ As of today, 286 secondary schools and 4 kindergartens have been registered in Eco School international program, based on ISO 14001 environmental management system, which aims at ingraining environmental-friendly lifestyle.
The 4th national forum held on November 7-8 highlighted that the country intends to increase the number of eco schools, involving 50 percent of total schools by 2022, as stated in the Education for Sustainable Development national program. The United Nations Environment Program emphasizes that the eco school program is the most efficient and worldwide model program to implement education for sustainable development and the Program is developing cooperation for it.
During the forum, a discussion was held under topic ‘Healthy, Safety, Green Environment’ to release recommendation for the Standard for School Environment being developed by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports and necessary information were delivered by professional organizations.