RCE Penang - 2019

RSEN SEJAHTERA GREEN CARNIVAL & WALKING FOOTBALL COMPETITION
Basic Information
Title of project : 
RSEN SEJAHTERA GREEN CARNIVAL & WALKING FOOTBALL COMPETITION
Submitting RCE: 
RCE Penang
Contributing organization(s) : 
1. SMK PERMATANG TOK JAYA
2. RCE CENTRAL SEMENANJUNG
3. RCE ISKANDAR
4. RCE KUCHING
5. IHP
6. PERSATUAN PENGGUNA PULAU PINANG
7. Regional Sejahtera ESD Network (RSEN) members
Focal point(s) and affiliation(s)
Name: 
Professor Dr Munirah Ghazali
Organizational Affiliation: 
RCE Penang, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Name: 
Dr Nooraida Yakob
Organizational Affiliation: 
RCE Penang, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Name: 
Assoc Prof Dr Mohammad Zohir Ahmad@Shaari
Organizational Affiliation: 
RCE Penang, Universiti Sains Malaysia
E-mail: 
Name: 
Ms Wan Sharipahmira Mohd Zain
Organizational Affiliation: 
RCE Penang, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Format of project: 
Manuscript
Language of project: 
English
Date of submission:
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Additional resources: 
https://www.facebook.com/RCEPenangUSM/
Primary and Secondary School Co-Curriculum
At what level is the policy operating?: 
Local
Geographical & Education Information
Region: 
Asia-Pacific
Country: 
Malaysia
Location(s): 
Penang
Address of focal point institution for project: 
RCE Penang, USM
Universiti Sains Malaysia 11800 Pulau Pinang Malaysia
Ecosystem(s):
Fresh water
Water , Climate Change, Healthy Lifestyle
Socioeconomic and environmental characteristics of the area : 
This programme is organised by the Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCE ESD) Penang, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) through the Regional Sejahtera ESD Network (RSEN) and co-organized with SMK Permatang Tok Jaya, Penang.
Considering the topic of sustainability covers a fairly wide field, the theme proposed for the RSEN main program this year is on SDG 6: Clean Water & Sanitation and SDG 13: climate Action. which involves ideas, concepts, and products that contribute to the ecological environment, social cohesion and economic viability. This carnival will feature elements of sustainable innovation from four main individual perspectives, namely education, awareness, personal engagement and vision towards sustainable. The prepared programme aims to benefit the target groups, which consist of various backgrounds and are community-based.
Description of sustainable development challenge(s) in the area the project addresses: 
To increase the prestige of USM and RCE Penang as leaders in the field of “Education for Sustainable Development” (ESD) at the regional level; in line with the motto “We Lead”.
To foster global agenda in ESD: Global Action Program (GAP) and 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) through formal, informal and non-formal approaches.
To empower RSEN members in promoting the agenda of “Education for Sustainable Development” (ESD) towards a sustainable innovation.
Contents
Status: 
Completed
Period: 
October, 2018
Rationale: 
Considering the topic of sustainability covers a fairly wide field, the theme proposed for the RSEN main program this year is on SDG 6: Clean Water & Sanitation and SDG 13: Climate Action. which involves ideas, concepts, and products that contribute to the ecological environment, social cohesion and economic viability. This carnival will feature elements of sustainable innovation from four main individual perspectives, namely education, awareness, personal engagement and vision towards sustainable. The prepared programme aims to benefit the target groups, which consist of various backgrounds and are community-based.
Objectives: 
• To promote collaboration and mobilise the efforts of RSEN members to produce individuals who have the awareness and vision on sustainable through innovation.
• To engage the various levels of society to rethink their innovation and build a vision for a more sustainable and prosperous future.
• To provide an early and comprehensive exposure through education to the concept of sustainability (ESD) in the local ecosphere.
Activities and/or practices employed: 
Exhibition:
This involves all RSEN members, with the aim of self- introduction, and also getting to know other members’ ESD –related activities and programmes. Expected total exhibition is 20 exhibitors from various sectors in RSEN and schools.

General sharing session:
With selected schools on topics related to sustainable activities. Sharing will be done by RSEN members and invited speakers/ potential new RSEN members.

Hands-on activity: Greywater Filtration
Greywater Filtration- all participants will be exposed on how to do the greywater filtration. This activity will highlight the sustainable theme, “Water”. The purpose of this activity is to enhance students’ awareness toward water recycle and it can be done as a school project.

Hands-on activity: Electro greywater
Grey water is water that usually used for bathing and washing. Electro is one ways of a water treatment that use solar powered electro-coagulator and vacuum membrane distillation system. This activity will highlight sustainable theme “Water”. The purpose of this activity is to enhance students’ awareness towards the differences between potable and non-potable water and also ways to reduce freshwater use in households.

Walking Football Competition (Sejahtera School Club)
The Walking Football Competition 2018 is specifically for school children with weight issues. The purpose of this activity is to ensure these school children would have appropriate BMI reading.

Size of academic audience: 
500 primary and secondary schools from SMK Permatang Tok Jaya and nearby schools.
Results: 
Successful
Lessons learned: 
Teachers and students are aware about sustainability but their focus is only towards recycling. With this carnival, they have been exposed to a variety information for a wider concept of sustainability.
Key messages: 
Teachers and students were really enjoyed the carnival as there are various exhibitions from NGOs and appropriate ESD activities focusing on SDGs 6 and SDGs 13.
Relationship to other RCE activities: 
Kelab Sejahtera
Regional Sejahtera ESD Network
RCE Sejahtera Youth
Funding: 
Funding from USM and Penang State Government.

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References and reference materials: 
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
(https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdgs) and other themes of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
SDG 1 - End poverty in all its forms everywhere 
Indirect
SDG 2 - End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture 
Indirect
SDG 3 - Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages 
Direct
SDG 4 - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all 
Indirect
SDG 5 - Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls 
Indirect
SDG 6 - Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all 
Direct
SDG 7 - Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all 
Indirect
SDG 8 - Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all 
Indirect
SDG 9 - Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation, and foster innovation 
Indirect
SDG 10 - Reduce inequality within and among countries 
Indirect
SDG 11 - Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable 
Indirect
SDG 12 - Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns 
Indirect
SDG 13 - Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts 
Direct
SDG 14 - Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development 
Indirect
SDG 15 - Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification and halt and reverse land degradation, and halt biodiversity loss 
Indirect
SDG 16 - Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels 
Indirect
SDG 17 - Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development 
Indirect
Theme
Disaster Risk Reduction 
Indirect
Traditional Knowledge  
Indirect
Agriculture 
Direct
Arts 
Indirect
Curriculum Development 
Indirect
Ecotourism 
Indirect
Forests/Trees 
Indirect
Plants & Animals 
Indirect
Waste 
Direct
Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development – Priority Action Areas
Priority Action Area 1 - Advancing policy 
Indirect
Priority Action Area 2 - Transforming learning and training environments 
Direct
Priority Action Area 3 - Building capacities of educators and trainers 
Indirect
Priority Action Area 4 - Empowering and mobilizing youth 
Direct
Priority Action Area 5 - Accelerating sustainable solutions at local level 
Direct