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Flabellina Affinis


Now getting the attention it deserves, thanks to GSS member Jantar IH Split

Low-tech solar panel


Here's how it works ...

Build Back Greener


Now is the time ...

Carbon Offsetting


How Green Standard Schools are responding to the challenge:

Can you guess?


How much plastic waste has been dumped in the oceans in 2020?

Don’t have a hydroponic garden yet? Start building one!


Josip Sobin from Jantar - IH Split explains how to easily build a hydroponic garden.

Thank you for saving the planet.


A message on the wall at Vegan Junk Food Bar in downtown Barcelona. It could also be the message we send to those language schools that have become accredited members of our association.

"The planet is broken."


A call to action by UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, broadcast on the BBC on 2nd December 2020.

CANIE video


A short video presentation that outlines both why we decided to set up Green Standard Schools, and how accreditation works. This video was made for the CANIE summit (Climate Action Network for International Educators) that took place recently.

How GSS was born


An idea that’s been evolving for well over a decade: a new environmental accreditation system designed specifically for language schools.