Thursday 21 March 2013

Brent students take on the challenge of climate change

The first Brent Student Climate Change Conference was held yesterday attended by around 200 people including students, campaigners, authors and local politicians. Here are some of the images from the day to give you a flavour of the event:

Children's author Caren Trafford sets the scene
Competition prize winners with Mary Arnold, the Mayor and Muhammed Butt
1st Prize Winner Suraj Velani Y8  (Dual language PowerPoint presentation)
Runner up Joshua Herskovitz-Wong Y7 (Poster)
Equal runner up Antonino Cafiero-Regueira Y7 (PowerPoint presentation)
After film, presentations and a panel discussion in the morning students used the knowledge gained in workshops in the afternoon to make their own presentations on campaigns to combat climate change. They worked in mixed groups drawn from the colleges and schools attending. Here are some of the results:

Thivya Jeyashanker and Edison Lasku of the Brent Youth Parliament ended their presentation with this slide. During the lunch interval many students volunteered an interest in joining the Youth Parliament.

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