BPS School Buildings as Living Laboratories:
“’living laboratories’ merge academics and campus facilities management to provide students with real-world skills and, for the institution, a path to meet its sustainability goals.”
BPS School Buildings as the Third Teacher:
“There are three teachers of children: adults, other children, and their physical environment.”
The Whole-School Sustainability Framework is founded on the imperative that in order to be successful, sustainability requires a whole-system approach.
A Whole-School Sustainability approach requires individuals from across an organization to work together—it cannot be accomplished in a silo. This system framework is organized into the three components of schools: organizational culture, physical place, and educational program. Within these three components, total of nine principles have been identified.
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