To support all participating schools in their efforts, the BSOE
is conducting comprehensive training workshops.
To further spread environmental awareness as well as encourage students to learn about waste reduction, in support of its waste collection division, Tandeef, Bee'ah launched the Interschool Recycling Competition (ISRC) held between all the participating schools in the BSOE
initiative to collect paper, plastic and aluminium materials.
But her ability to speak fluent French saw her recruited to the BSOE
- known as Winston Churchill's Secret Army.
The launch of EESA coincides with the new BSOE
website, complete with environmental learning tools and registration for all environmental competitions.
will reinforce the online educational programmes while the online digital interface will be enhanced to act as a 'self-start' ignition for students to allow for the involvement and engagement in a variety of environmental activities and sustainable practices.
The BSOE will conduct training sessions for registered schools, teachers and pupils to help the schools prepare for the competition's second phase.
The deadline for submission of projects will be March 12, where the BSOE team will judge and shortlist the most exceptional projects in each category.
The projects were then evaluated by a panel of acclaimed judges featuring representatives from both the BSOE
BSOE is supported by Bee'ah - The Sharjah Environment Company - and the Sharjah Education Zone (SEZ).
The BSOE was developed as part of our mandate to prepare environmental education programmes for children, and ultimately the community, in order to develop an environmental way of thinking and to adopt recycling in their everyday lives."
Muhsen Al Qarawi, representative of SEZ, added: "In line with the efforts to protect the environment and spread environmental awareness among community members, the BSOE encourages students and teachers of schools in Sharjah to effectively participate in environmental awareness practices.
Al Huraimel says that the purpose of programmes like the BSOE
and the "Recycle for a Greener Sharjah" drive is to encourage residents to reduce the amount of waste they generate, and think about recycling items that would otherwise have ended up in landfills across the UAE.