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SolarBuddy School Program

Empower your students to light up the world. Learn about energy poverty, renewable energy and global citizenship.

OUR SCHOOL PROGRAM

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SolarBuddy’s School Program has been specifically designed to combine learning with practical application. It encourages student collaboration, intercultural understanding, creative and critical thinking. It is suitable for children of all ages and has been developed in line with the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).

  • Grade specific lesson plans

  • Access to innovative online resources

  • Aligned to national curriculum

  • Cross curriculum priority of sustainability and digital technologies

  • Aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

OUR OUTCOMES

Participants in our program learn about energy poverty and it limitations, the science of renewable energy, and how a simple solution - like a solar light - can make a difference to the educational outcomes of children living in the developing world.

Our program empowers students to embrace affordable, reliable and sustainable solar energy solutions to help transform lives, economies and the planet.

The gift of a SolarBuddy solar light improves the lives of children living in energy poverty.

HOW CAN YOU BEGIN

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Signing up for the program is really easy! Sign up for the School Program, making sure to complete all the information required. The minimum order is 25 lights at $25 per light.  Payment will be taken online and we accept Visa/Mastercard or Paypal. Once we have received payment we will send you a confirmation. As SolarBuddy is a registered charity your contribution is tax deductable.

ORDER CONFIRMATION

An order confirmation will be emailed to you along with an information pack outlining when you should expect to receive your lights, a resource pack and instructions on how to have them collected once you have completed your program.

DELIVERY

An email will be sent to you once your SolarBuddy lights have left our warehouse and you will be able to track your lights so you know when to expect them. If you require a priority order, please contact us directly and we will try our best to accommodate your needs. We recommend ordering your lights 4 weeks before you would like to run your school program.

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COLLECTION

When you have completed the School Program and your lights are ready for collection please fill out the Request Collection Form and we will arrange a courier to pick them up.

HOW DO YOU KNOW YOUR LIGHTS HAVE BEEN DELIVERED TO A DEVELOPING COUNTRY?

After we have delivered the SolarBuddy lights made by your school/class we will send a report with images of the children receiving the lights and the personal letter’s your students have written and information about the area the lights were delivered to.

We look forward to helping you illuminate children’s lives. If you have any other enquiries please feel free to send an email to billie@solarbuddy.org

Thanks

The SolarBuddy Team


What do you get with the School Program

 
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Unassembled SolarBuddy lights

Everything you need to put it together.

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Assembly video

How to Assemble your SolarBuddy start to finish

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Grade specific lesson plans

Plans are available from Prep to Grade 12.

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Printable resources

Printed assembly instructions, Posters and Instruction manual on how to run your program.

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Welcome/ Thankyou video

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Teachers support with planning SolarBuddy event days

SolarBuddy representative can come and run programs with the students (Dependant on location and availability).