Newport Children Set The Example For A Sustainable Future
A Newport Primary School is drawing on expert help from Corus steel’s recycling arm, SCRiB, as it prepares to visit India to discuss responsible and sustainable entrepreneurship.
Local pupils at Malpas Court Primary School will be taking part in a special steel recycling workshop, hosted by Corus’ education unit, SCRiB on Wednesday 7th January. The School invited SCRiB to host the session to prepare Head Teacher, Debrah Guy, for her trip to India on 9th January.
SCRiB’s Nicola Bennett will be assisting the students in learning more about recycling and sustainability, as part of its international project which will link Newport to Jamshedpur in India. The three year project aims to encourage children to learn about cultural diversity and responsible and sustainable entrepreneurship. Debrah will be flying to India on Friday 9th January to visit schools in Jamshedpur as part of the initiative.
Nicola, will be tutoring the children in two special workshops, where pupils will learn about how the Llanelli-based steel tinplate company leads the way in sustainability.
Nicola comments: “The Indian project shows how global educating the next generation has become and I am absolutely delighted to be helping Malpas Court Primary with their project. Sustainability and the environment play an ever more important role in day to day life and will play an even bigger role in generations to come, from Newport all the way to Jamshedpur!”
Debrah Guy, Head Teacher at Malpas Court Primary added: “Corus has excellent links to Indian business and knows the value of sustainable entrepreneurship. I am looking forward to Nicola’s visit and to finding out all about steel recycling and sustainability – hopefully I will be able to share the information in India next week too, which will be a fantastic way to represent Gwent.”
Nicola, Debrah and the pupils will be available for interviews and photographs between 9:30 and 11:45 or between 13:30 and 14:30 this Wednesday 7th January, at Malpas Court Primary School, Newport.