Penang Green School Award

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Penang Green School Award program is an annual environmental audit program for all schools in Penang (except for international schools). In collaboration with both local councils – Penang Island City Council (MBPP) and Seberang Perai City Council (MBSP), this program was launched by the Penang State Government in 2010.

Objectives

  • To inculcate love for the environment in students and the community.
  • To educate them on the importance of environmental conservation and protection.

Target Audience

All primary and secondary schools in Penang (except for international schools)

Criteria

  1. Resource Efficiency
  2. Innovation & Creativity
  3. Cleanliness & Greening
  4. Community Involvement

Assessment

  • The award program is assessed at two levels – the District Level and the State Level. The District level audit will be carried out by both local councils (MBPP & MBSP) at their respective zones and State level audit will be carried out by Penang Green Council.

Application Procedure

  1. Go to http://www.pgc.com.my/PSG_assessment/login.php
  2. Log into your existing account. (For first-time registration, please create a new account using your school name and code. Only schools that register for the first- time will receive RM300).
  3. Complete the self-assessment by 31 July 2023
  4. The respective local council will arrange for a site audit in the month of August – September for district level competition.
  5. If your school is selected as a representative for a specific award, a second site audit will be carried out in October – December for state level competition.

Site Audit

  1. Do prepare relevant supporting documents based on the audit criteria.
  2. During the site audit, students should be the representatives to present their involvement and projects in this green school program.
  3. You may also present your ongoing environmental program or future plans.
  4. The winner announcement for district level will be announced by October 2023, whereas the winner announcement for state level will be announced by March 2024.

Prizes

  • Champion – RM 5,000 & Certificate
  • 1st Runner Up – RM 3,000 & Certificate
  • Special Awards (Resource Efficiency) – RM 1,000 & Certificate
  • Special Awards (Innovation & Creativity) – RM 1,000 & Certificate
  • Special Awards (Cleanliness & Greening) – RM 1,500 & Certificate
  • Special Awards (Community Involvement) – RM 1,000 & Certificate

Timeline

  • March : Opening of online registration (21 March)
  • July: Closing of online registration (31 July)
  • August – October: Audit at District level (MBPP & MBSP) & prize-giving ceremony at district level
  • October – December: Audit at State level
  • February – March 2024: Green Pinang Awards Presentation Ceremony (GALA)

Registration opening soon

For further details, please contact us at 04-250 3322 or email to info@pgc.com.my.