The International School Award (ISA) by British Council is a leadership challenge that fosters team-building, innovation, project management and encourages collaboration and critical thinking. In pursuit of the same, K.R Mangalam World School, G.K-II has committed to embed international awareness in the students by undertaking projects which aim at achieving Sustainable Development Goals. One such project has been taken up by the students of classes IX and XI, i.e ‘Clean and Green Energy’. The objective of the project is to make the students aware of the alternative sources of energy and study the levels of use and investment in clean energy resources.
The Social Science and Science teachers of the respective classes introduced the project to the students virtually with the help of a Power Point Presentation. The teachers explained how energy is central to nearly every major challenge and opportunity the world faces today. Be it for climate change, food production or development goals, access to energy is essential for all. They also emphasised that sustainable energy is an opportunity that has the potential to transform lives. After providing comprehensive and objective information on the energy sources, the teachers encouraged the children to explore the renewable and non-renewable sources of energy used in India, France and Indonesia in terms of production and consumption,its cost efficiency, budget, schemes or policies by respective governments as well as the consequences or limitations of them. This project cultivated curiosity in the students and motivated them to engage themselves in meaningful discussions.