Following the success of GetGreen Vietnam project with 1,099 Change Agents in Sustainable Consumption, AIT-VN has designed and implemented AIT NEXT – Young Green Pioneers Program to establish sustainable lifestyles for the youth, who are able to spread and inspire sustainable consumption behavior to families, schools and the communities.
Global Next course, a part of the AIT NEXT Program, focuses on Green Living and life skills for the children in Vietnam.
Global Next is for students at 8 – 12 years old, aiming at promoting Green Living – Sustainable Consumption for students, who are able to inspire their families, friends and the community. At the same time, we want to equip them with necessary skills of a global citizen.
Students aging 8 – 12 years love new learning and experiencing activities.
8 topics of Green Living:
- Waste – 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle)
- Energy efficiency
- Green eating
- Smart shopping
- Smart transportation
- Green house
- Urban farmer
- Sustainable creativity
6 life skills:
- Listening – Understanding – Questioning
- Presentation skill
- Assertiveness skill
- Location – map reading skill
- Living by nature
- Respond to disasters
The course is designed and implemented following interactive and participating methodology. Trainers will identify strengths and weaknesses of the students in order to organize activities based on the principle “Learning by Playing”. Course structure is flexible and combines between classroom and field trip.
Location and duration
The course is organized in Hanoi and Hochiminh City. It includes 7 half-day sessions and during schoolyear it is conducted at weekends (Saturdays or Sundays).
The program is conducted by AIT-VN experts and advisors. Professional advisors of AIT NEXT are experts in Sustainable Consumption, Health, and Education in Vietnam. They have accompanied with us since the beginning.
- Ms. Nguyễn Thị Bích Hoà, Expert in Sustainable Development, AIT-VN Deputy Director
- Ms. Nguyễn Thị Thanh Bình, Expert in Weather and Climate
- Ms. Nguyễn Thu Lệ Hằng, Education Expert
- Mr. Khuất Việt Hùng, Expert in Transportation, Deputy Director of National Traffic Safety Committee
- Mr. Dominique Ricard, Doctor/ Expert in Health
The course is conducted in Vietnamese.
Students participate 90% of the total training time and complete the assignments will be awarded the certificate “Global Citizen – Young Green Pioneers” issued by AIT-VN.
Tuition fee and financial support
Standard tuition fee of this course is 1,400,000 VND.