Thanks to the support of the PEW Charitable Trust, we elaborated, as part of the “Heritage project” held for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 school year, a special toolkit for the preservation of the environment and on the need to set up protection plans such as marine areas or Rahui in French Polynesia. As part of the huge campaign held last year in the Austral islands and on Tahiti and Moorea, more than 700 students from 9-11 years old have been received the visit of an educator for a special program using many educational tools. Since the beginning of the new school year, educators are travelling all over the Austral Islands to deliver the toolkit created as part of the project and that includes :
A special game board “Investigations in the Austral islands”
4 posters on the benefits of the Protected Marine Areas;
1 Charter realized by the school children of the CM2 Apara from the Teina-Mahu Elementary school from Tubuai and a poster created by the students from the Elementary school of Taharu’u, Papara, Tahiti; those two classrooms have wined the school contest organized last year on the project. Till now, mire than 500 school children from Tubuai, Raivavae, Rimatara and Moorea have received the case.