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Join us in creative conversations for the future

“We shall walk together on this path of life, for all things are part of the universe and are connected with each other to form one whole unity.”  Maria Montessori

Together with Montessori Europe, Montessori Model United Nations and WeRTheFuture (Art Action Change – Nadja Romain and Ellen Comberg), Montessori St Nicholas is planning a series of weekly webinars for 10-18 year old students about sustainability, biodiversity, the environment and our role as global citizens.

Weekly 30-45 minute webinars will feature short presentations by specialists, followed by the opportunity for our young participants to ask questions. Specialists include Markus Reymann, director of Tba21 Academy, Venice; Celine Cousteau, a socio-environmental advocate; and Dianna Cohen, founder of Plastic Pollution Coalition.

This project will unite young people around the world to engage and exchange ideas while planting seeds for a better future.

The first session will take place on Thursday 23 April, at 2pm BST. Markus Reymann, director Tba21 Academy, Venice will lead us in a discussion focusing on the relationship between art, science and climate change

On Thursday 30 April at 4pm BST, Celine Cousteau will be hosting a discussion based on her film, ‘Tribe on the Edge’. The film looks at her work in the rain-forests of South America, and will be available for viewing prior to the discussion.

On Thursday 7 May at 4pm BST, artist Emilia Kabakov will discuss communication, empathy, understanding and healing with art.

On Thursday 14 May at 5pm BST, Dianne Cohen Founder of Plastic Pollution Coalition will discuss on the fight against single use plastic and the current work of plastic lobbies using the pandemic to reverse recent policies to limit this usage.

On Thursday, 21 May at 2pm BST Frances Corner a passionate campaigner who will discuss the role of fashion as a force for innovation and change, particularly in the areas of sustainability, health and well-being.

To register for the webinar sessions, either as an active participant or a listener, please complete the registration form here.

If you register as a listener, you will still be able to ask questions during the session. We will share the recordings of the sessions in the coming weeks.

For further information, please contact Barbara Isaacs – barbara.isaacs@montessori.org.uk