Green Standard Schools is a global, not-for-profit association of language schools that are seriously committed to protecting the environment.
IH Belfast is proud to have co-founded an accreditation to encourage green language schools and to reduce the carbon output associated with international travelling.
GSSs aim in a nutshell:
To lessen the impact that language teaching has on the environment by developing a set of policies and practices that language teaching institutions and their stakeholders can adopt and adhere to.
To award accreditation against these policies and practices to providers of language education everywhere.
To develop resources designed to encourage environmental sustainability in language teaching and learning and offer training and support in the application of these resources.
As an accredited member of Green Standard Schools, we have also agreed to adhere to the following 12 Commitments: The 12 Commitments
At times it can be tough, but its definitely something we believe in!!
Learn more: GSS – Green Standard Schools