The first Green School Programme training of 2018 was held on 27th January 2018 at CSI Synod Centre, Chennai. Prof. Samuel Cornelius, Treasurer of Madras diocese inaugurated the training programme. Mr.G Balachandran, an international eco trainer gave leadership for the one-day training. One hundred and six teachers from various dioceses participated in the training. Anne Kalavathy from Trichy wrote on the evaluation form: Very effective training. We will implement it in our schools. D. L Bennet Sekhar: Motivated us. We will plant one sapling during the birthdays of each teacher in our school campus. Gigil Rejinold from Manjeri: Got innovative ideas through this training. We will arrange a camp for the teachers in our diocese. Mr. Jayaseelan from Peroor: We will give training to students to save water and energy. Johnson Vidysagar from Nandyal Diocese wrote: The training was helpful for us and gave a new direction to our work. We will start green auditing next year. Preethi Jean K from CSI Bain School wrote: GSP training has motivated me. Being a teacher I can make a change in my school. G Satyavathy from Dornakal: The training really challenged me. I will educate my students on the importance of Green School Programme.
Dr. Mathew Koshy Punnackad,
Hon. Director, CSI Synod Ecological Concerns Dept.