|Submission Date||July 7, 2021|
DE LA SALLE LIPA
EN-3: Student Life
|1.50 / 2.00||
Director - Student Services
Does the institution have an active student group focused on sustainability?:
Name and a brief description of the active student groups focused on sustainability:
The following are the socio-civic student-led organizations that foster sustainability at school:
1. DLSL EARTH, an environmental student organization affirming that
the academe is the major catalyst of positive change as it prioritizes serving schools
and aspires to transform them into bulwarks of environmentalism by encouraging all members of the school community from the students up to the administrators; from the faculty to non-academic employees to take part in the stewardship of all living things — nature and animals. With this movement, every individual and school must serve as a contingent that would ensure a safe, clean and green environment and would uplift the important role of every being as nature’s steward.
2. Lasallian Alliance of Youth Advocate for Equality (LAYA) - student advocates that support De La Salle Lipa in championing social inclusion by providing gender-sensitive and social justice-based education and by sustaining a safe space for people regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual characteristics.
3. Red Cross Youth (RCY) - Council of students that work with the Philippine National Red Cross, DLSL Chapter developing among the youth the spirit of humanitarian and social service by giving opportunities to participate in relevant Red Cross activities within the framework of the organization.
4. National Service Training Program Lingkod Lasalyano (NSTP LL) - Inspired by the Lasallian spirit of volunteerism and service, Lingkod Lasalyano promotes civic consciousness and provides an avenue for service among La Salle students and faculty; assist & collaborates with the NSTP Department of the school in its quest for community involvement.
5. Les Lasallian Lumieres (LLL) is a working students/student scholars group of De La Salle Lipa through the Lasallian Assistance Management Program Office. The group works hand in hand with people and schools delivering unbounded support through access to quality education of the neediest individuals in the society.
Does the institution have a garden, farm, community supported agriculture (CSA) or fishery program, or an urban agriculture project where students are able to gain experience in organic agriculture and sustainable food systems?:
A brief description of the gardens, farms, community supported agriculture (CSA) or fishery programs, and/or urban agriculture projects:
De La Salle Lipa established an Aquaponics garden that serves as a garden laboratory for students. The community garden is part of the Technology, Livelihood, and Economics subjects/course whereby the students experience to plant and nurture their own food crops, from seedlings to harvest and learn the basics of urban gardening and food production system. The actual course runs for one to two semesters depending on the crops to be established.
Does the institution have a student-run enterprise that includes sustainability as part of its mission statement or stated purpose?:
A brief description of the student-run enterprises:
Does the institution have a sustainable investment fund, green revolving fund, or sustainable microfinance initiative through which students can develop socially, environmentally and fiscally responsible investment and financial skills?:
A brief description of the sustainable investment funds, green revolving funds or sustainable microfinance initiatives:
Has the institution hosted a conference, speaker series, symposium, or similar event focused on sustainability during the previous three years that had students as the intended audience?:
A brief description of the conferences, speaker series, symposia, or similar events focused on sustainability:
A student-led "Online SDG YOUTH ACTION FORUM" has been conducted by the socio-civic student organizations through the Students Services of the school on November 11, 2020. The forum is held to further equipped young student leaders of the school with skills & competencies to effectively lead actions & initiatives for sustainable development goals.
Has the institution hosted a cultural arts event, installation, or performance focused on sustainability with the previous three years that had students as the intended audience?:
A brief description of the cultural arts events, installations, or performances focused on sustainability:
In December 2019, a one-week showcase of visual arts of Multi-media Arts Students of the school has been featured in the local TV news. The visual art/mural paintings show was done as a final requirement of the students that aims to raise awareness on the current climate challenges that the world is facing. The art pieces are displayed at the school's Innovation Lab for students viewing.
Below is the link for reference:
Does the institution have a wilderness or outdoors program that follow Leave No Trace principles?:
A brief description of the wilderness or outdoors programs that follow Leave No Trace principles:
Has the institution had a sustainability-focused theme chosen for a themed semester, year, or first-year experience during the previous three years?:
A brief description of the sustainability-focused themes chosen for themed semesters, years, or first-year experiences:
In December 2019, a one-week showcase of visual arts of Multimedia Arts Students of the school has been featured in the local TV news. The visual art/mural paintings show "themed UNSDGs" was done as a final course requirement of the students that aims to raise awareness on the current climate challenges that the world is facing. The art pieces are displayed at the school's Innovation Lab for students viewing.
Below is the link for reference:
Does the institution have a program through which students can learn sustainable life skills?:
A brief description of the programs through which students can learn sustainable life skills:
Does the institution offer sustainability-focused student employment opportunities?:
A brief description of the sustainability-focused student employment opportunities offered by the institution:
A Job Fair is annually organized by the Career & Placement Office under the Student Services Directorate of the school. All graduating students and alumni of De La Salle Lipa, as well as Interested Companies, take part and participates in these employment opportunities events.
Below is the link to the latest concluded Job Fair event at the school:
Does the institution have a graduation pledge through which students pledge to consider social and environmental responsibility in future job and other decisions?:
A brief description of the graduation pledge(s):
A brief description of other co-curricular sustainability programs and initiatives that do not fall into one of the above categories:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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