GreEntrepreneurship - NEWSLETTER 1 - Jan2015 - Page 14

Moreover, teaching programmes in schools are somehow flexible and open to new learning on issues such as reuse, responsible consuming and sustainability, but it is still a small step, because the whole educational system is highly channeled towards the needs of a society based on extensive consumerism, trade and fast consumption. The workshops I run in schools are agreed in advance with the direction; it is important for school staff and teachers to rely on external experts/ figures who are willing to promote and raise awareness on certain topics, because the perception of students for these problems dramatically changes and increases. Some teachers support me during these events, for instance during weekly workshops, and sometimes I organize one day- event as workshops for trainers, teachers, staff. Written by Roberta Malara