GORAPID SUSTAINABILITY ACADEMY
GoRapid Sustainability Academy is a 21st Century institution that imbibes the culture of sustainability into the leaders of today. Our goal is to grow and groom students who are sustainability smart and will integrate the act of environmental sustainability in everything they do. We work to teach them the basics of environmental sustainability and climate change as well as practical methods of living smart and green to combat climate change and sustain our world. We will establish SACC Clubs which will serve as an incubation hub for our Green Ambassadors.
Gorapid Sustainability Academy works assiduously to integrate Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change Education into Nigerian secondary schools leveraging on global best practices that embeds a transdisciplinary format. Our goal is to contribute to raising the next generation of leaders who will grow up to make informed decisions and lead their lives taking action to promote and protect their environment by integrating its sustainability in all they do. Our young minds need to be equipped with knowledge on the world’s most pressing issue. Education is an essential element of the global response to achieving a sustainable environment. It helps young people understand and address the impact of global warming, encourages changes in their attitudes and behaviour and helps them adapt to climate change-related trends by acquiring innovative skills along the value chains of environmental protection.
In compliance with the United Nation’s Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) and Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development we have created a learning curricular for Junior and Senior Secondary Schools in partnership with, and using resources from world’s leading Environmental sustainability and climate change institutions such as; UNFCC, UN Education for Sustainable Development, NASA etc. Our illustrated curricular is broken down into lesson modules to aid comprehension. It includes the basics and the science of Climate Change, the environment and Sustainability, engaging discussions and activities which will motivate the student and drive them toward positive action.
To be the foremost institution in Africa promoting the learning of climate change and environmental sustainability in secondary schools raising sustainability and climate smart leaders of today.
We have created a curriculum packaged in a textbook for he academy. The 2 books below will be used for the Junior and Senior secondary school students for SACC Club. They include module, discussion and activities.
Something is Happening; Our world is changing; Understanding the basics of Climate Change (Text book)
For Junior and Senior Secondary Schools
This is an illustrated book written specifically to increase and enhance the
knowledge of secondary school students on Environmental Sustainability, Climate Change and its impacts, as well as teach them simple adaptation and mitigation methods they can practice at home. This curricular was developed using resources from world’s leading climate educational institutions. The text books, divided into Junior and Senior Secondary versions, is illustrated accordingly for speed comprehension. It’s an educative book that tells the story of Climate Change. A must read for all secondary school students.
Other awareness Materials
The Concept and Science of Climate Change; What you need to know
Extreme rain, scorchy sun, drought in northern Nigeria, increase in violence – the earth’s global Climate is changing. This book discusses the very basics of the science of climate change to enable the reader understand the concept and learn the role they must play. It’s written specifically in simple language to address the adult public on the menace of Climate Change. Its part of our National Climate Awareness Program whose goal is to increase and promote awareness about the impacts and economics of Climate Change. Purchase this book now on Okadabooks.com
The Year Ran Mad; An Educative short thriller story to demonstrate the impacts of climate change on livelihood
This book brings on a practical aspect of the impact of Climate Change, demonstrated using a story about a village. In the story, Emeka had never experienced the kind of frightening extreme changes that affected his entire community. He concluded the gods must be angry with him and the villagers. Read this book to find out how this strange experience affected him and all others in the community.
The Girl Who Saw Tomorrow; The Reality
What have we done to our world? A young high school student is blessed with a great intuition to see ahead of time a great danger that will affect the whole world. Will her family and school principal agree with her? Read this book to find out.