GREEN SCHOOL STORIES
Director(s): Carine LEFEBVRE-QUENNELL – Writer(s): Carine LEFEBVRE-QUENNELL Contact Print page
Students learn by doing. Immersed in nature, they learn to think, to meditate and question the world. We’ll spend a year rich in emotion and adventures at the school’s college section, a crucial moment of adolescence.
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!! Background info to Green School in Bali:
Set up in 2008 by John Hardy, a successful Canadian business man, visionary genius and a committed ecologist. The school exists without any outside institutional funding. Most families are Western, only around 10% of the students are Balinese, often from the surrounding villages, who receive scholarships to attend. Western families come initially for a year, often with the idea of going back, renewed and refreshed with a newly found desire to learn, and a new philosophy about life to take back to the west.
Click here to read more in this article in the NYT .