RCE Saskatchewan's Annual Recognition Event for Education for Sustainable Development

RCE Saskatchewan helps promote 2020 sustainability projects through social media

Posted June 25, 2020

To help sustainability leaders share their great stories, RCE Saskatchewan is posting a short video on each of its 2020 award recipients to Facebook and Twitter.  See the list of recipients here and watch the ceremony on the RCE Saskatchewan You Tube channel.   Congratulations recipients and keep in touch!

RCE Saskatchewan recognizes exceptional sustainability achievements

Posted May 20, 2020

In a live streamed event on May 13, RCE Saskatchewan recognized 17 local sustainability initiatives for their achievements in education for sustainable development.  RCE Co-Coordinator, Dr. Roger Petry,  “It’s tremendously exciting to see the ideas, people, and organizations mobilized to build a sustainable future for Saskatchewan.  It’s a real privilege to be able to acknowledge these initiatives and help connect them to the UN’s 17 sustainable development global goals so they know they are part of a larger movement.”  See the list of recipients here and watch the ceremony on the RCE Saskatchewan You Tube channel.  Watch for more updates!

Join us for the Live Stream the RCE Saskatchewan Annual Recognition Event, Wednesday, May 13, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Posted May 12, 2020

Join us live for the 12th Annual RCE SK Recognition Event. It will be live-streamed tomorrow at https://www.uregina.ca/science/live.html. Log-in starting at 9:15 a.m., event starts at 9:30 a.m. CST.  Be inspired by 17 unique sustainability projects in Saskatchewan.  Follow us on Twitter for live event updates and watch the video after the event on You Tube.   View program details here.

2020 RCE Sask Sustainability Awards: Wednesday, May 13, at First Nations
University of Canada, Regina

Are you working on a project that has involves education for sustainable development and contributes to the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals?  We invite any individuals, organizations, schools or businesses to apply to be recognized for their achievements. Award submissions are due March 31.  

Here are links to our 2019 recipients.  For more information, please visit www.rceskrecognitionevent.com

RCE Saskatchewan recognizes 29 initiatives at 11th annual awards ceremony in 2019

Posted May 13, 2019

Congratulations to the 29 recipients of 2019 Sustainability Awards, presented by RCE Saskatchewan on Wednesday, May 8 at Hannin Creek Education and Applied Research Centre on the shores of Candle Lake.  Photos of the event are posted on https://twitter.com/SaskRCE.   Watch the full ceremony on video, or the video of guest keynote speaker Charles Hopkins, UNESCO Chair at York University on Re-orienting Education for Sustainable Development.

Since 2007, the annual RCE Saskatchewan Education for Sustainable Development Recognition Event has honoured local individuals, groups and organizations that have made innovative achievements in education that builds capacity for sustainable development in Saskatchewan and that help contribute to the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (2015-2030).  Held in a different community each year, the event shines a spotlight on projects from across the province.  For more information on applying for an award or participating in the event, visit www.rceskrecognitionevent. 

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10th Annual RCE Recognition Event:  May 2, 2018, in Stockholm, SK

Every year, RCE Saskatchewan brings its recognition event to a community in Saskatchewan leading the way in education for sustainable development. 

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In 2018, 23 initiatives from around the province were recognized.  Check out our Twitter feed for photos from the 2018 event!

We are grateful to RCE Saskatchewan's Patron, His Honour the Honourable W. Thomas Molloy, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, for presenting the awards with us.  Thank you as well to this year's community host, Macdonald School, a K-9 school with 97 students, 5 teachers and remarkable initiative. They have implemented several school based projects including an outdoor classroom with a brick amphitheatre, storage barn, nature trails, and teepees. They have added a greenhouse & flower gardens and a community Mental Health Gazebo. For more information on this community’s ingenuity watch this Youtube video

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Ceremonial tree planting at Macdonald Outdoor Classroom, Stockholm, Saskatchewan by RCE Saskatchewan's Patron, His Honour the Honourable W. Thomas Molloy, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, Macdonald School Principal Reg Leidl, Dr. Charles Hopkins, UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Education for Sustainable Development, and RCE Co-coordinator Dr. Roger Petry.  May 2, 2018.

Visit the RCE Recognition Event Web Site for past recipients and photo galleries