The workshop and learning approach proved a real success and achieved significant
learning improvements – 67% improvement in subject understanding and between a 40%
and 70% improvement in personal, learning and thinking skills. The children enjoyed
the challenge of running a virtual town. They said that the workshop was fun and
took away important messages about the need to look after people and the planet.
They also came away with a sense of perspective - “It is harder than I thought to
run a town.”
Please read the Sustainaville Case Study to discover more on learning outcomes and
the thoughts of the pupils and staff.
I will take away… planning, working together, making the right decisions.
Teacher and pupils from Mellor Primary School celebrate building a sustainable community
The workshop pulled together many elements – working together, impact of managing
and dealing with other people who have differing opinions, dealing with consequences
of actions, environmental issues, dealing with money, managing a budget plus many