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Fairgreen students meet Dr Jane Goodall

Sunday, January 20th; Fairgreen's solar leaders travelled to Abu Dhabi and the Roots & Shoots award ceremony. There, they had the opportunity to present their solar projects to Dr Jane Goodall!

Fairgreen students were given the chance to meet conservationist and scientist Dr Jane Goodall at her Roots & Shoots award ceremony in Abu Dhabi this January.

Taking to the stage, they presented their ideas on the Million Solar Stars project. Our MYP students explained why harnessing the power of the sun is the most proactive way to use sustainable energy in the UAE, and their plan to develop a business sponsorship package so that businesses and people, can help support solar projects reaching developing countries. 

Students were tasked with creating a display to explain the Fairgreen sustainability projects, highlighting their solar models, and scaling up model aimed at getting solar panels onto every school roof in the world!

Supported by Fairgreen Science teacher and philanthropist Mr Adam Hall, students lead a three minute presentation in front of other schools from the UAE and Dr Jane Goodall. Showing their leadership skills, and dedication to making the world a better, brighter place. 

We're incredibly proud!

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Solar Science Looks Bright at Fairgreen

As the first fully solar school in the UAE, Fairgreen has been given a unique opportunity to showcase their campus ,and student involvement, to the global solar industry.

Fairgreen International School is proud to have teachers that are leaders and innovators not just within but also beyond classroom walls. Driven by passion, our teachers are world-class athletes, musicians, farmers and scientists. 

Fairgreen MYP Science Teacher, Mr. Adam Hall, is one shining example! He is brightening up not only our classrooms but houses and communities all over the world with his Million Solar Stars project and social enterprise.

Mr. Hall was inspired by the “Million Tree Programme”, which is spearheaded by Dr. Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots organization, and is aimed at planting one million trees, while teaching young people about sustainability, conservation, wildlife, ecology and humanity. Mr. Hall, wondered if he could do the same thing with solar energy. Could the Million Solar Stars Project encourage one million students to innovate and create solar power for schools?

Students start by building models to experience and understand how solar power works. By testing the models and using the tools they have acquired, they redesign, remodel and rebuild them to work on a much larger scale.

Students are encouraged to break records, challenge other schools, create fundraising campaigns and inspire other students to get involved. It is a merry-go-round platform, where students inspire others, in turn building and building.

Traveling to the United States for a Solar Future Today conference and gala in Beverly Hills, Mr. Hall was recently able to present his programme, and passion for solar energy to an audience of esteemed guests and leaders in the solar energy industry. The event attendees were knowledgeable, interesting, and from diverse backgrounds. Clean tech legends, policy makers, scientists, and Hollywood actor, Jimmy Jean-Louis were in attendance, and Mr. Hall was able to share his journey and idea of Million Solar Stars and his excitement of being part of the first fully sustainable school in the UAE here at Fairgreen.

“People showed a high level of interest in our efforts at Fairgreen.  Several expressed their interest in partnership opportunities and in potentially supplying clean tech educational resources for our school. The producer of the event even extended an invitation to Fairgreen students to walk down the red carpet and participate in the upcoming Solar Future Today Abu Dhabi forum and gala in January, 2019.

The Abu Dhabi event will be a great opportunity for B2B leaders in sustainability to meet and discuss what more can be done in the field of renewable energy, specifically how solar power can be more widespread. Our school is excited to have this platform for our students  to share what they have learnt and what they know.

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Fairgreen International School Opens

Fairgreen International Schools, opens their doors to 200 new students. 

On Sunday September 9 2018, Fairgreen International School opened its doors to our students. We had a record 200 students attend our first week, and had a great time building our school community. 

In their first week, our students created recycled mascots, went on team building activities and learned what our Mission and Vision mean to them. 

Follow us online as we share the amazing things our students are doing! @fairgreendubai 

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Fairgreen Director Graeme Scott featured in International School Leader Magazine

Fairgreen International School Director, Graeme Scott; was asked to contribute to the first edition of International School Leader magazine this month.

Mr. Scott took the chance to discuss his 'Big Ideas' for Fairgreens unique campus. He explained how he see's sustainable education, and a truly sustainable campus working in Dubai.

It’s a great peek into our future, and a great look at how Mr. Scott's unique background, will elevate Fairgreen to excellence. You can find the article on page 18!

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Fairgreen students meet Dr Jane Goodall

Fairgreen students were given the chance to meet conservationist and scientist Dr Jane Goodall at her Roots & Shoots award ceremony in Abu Dhabi this January.

Stephen Ritz Receives the Global Educator Award

Director of the Fairgreen International School, Health, Wellness, and Learning Centre Stephen Ritz; has been announced as the winner of the Global Educator of the Year Award.

First Look, Dubai's Health Wellness and Learning Centre

Fairgreen Director of Health, Wellness and Learning, Stephen Ritz, to establish a state-of-the art earning centre that promotes health, wellness and sustainability at Fairgreen International School in The Sustainable City, Dubai