To promote energy efficiency and energy and water saving in schools within Tuzla Canton (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Brod-Posavina County (Croatia), we are organizing the school competition named „Change the habits – equip the school“.
The competition is organised within the project SMART SCHOOLS in cooperation between Centre for Development and Support (CRP) from Tuzla, Government of Tuzla Canton and Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Tuzla Canton, Brod-Posavina County and Department for Education, Sport and Culture of Brod-Posavina Country, the association Green Action from Zagreb and Brod Ecological Society (BED) from Slavonski Brod.
„Innovative minds for smart schools“ or abbreviated „SMART SCHOOLS“ is the title of 1,6 million Eur worth cross border project funded within Interreg IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Croatia – Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014 – 2020.
„Change the habits – equip the school“ is a competition in energy and water saving. During the competition, the school shall demonstrate that energy and water in their buildings may be saved without any additional investments, and that significant savings may be achieved only with change of their behaviour.
Invitation to competition is published on 26.9.2017, and the schools may submit their applications the latest by 3rd November 2017. The application forms are available at:
After completion of the competition, two winning schools shall be announced, one in Tuzla Canton (BiH) and one in Brod-Posavina County (CRO).
The winning schools shall be awarded with:
- photovoltaic system for electricity production;
- solar laboratory that we shall equip in cooperation with the pupils, providing many useful commodities for the school (e.g. solar tree, solar bench, solar barbecue or solar lamps).