Dinja Waħda Gardens

Ġonna Dinja Waħda are green spaces in school grounds that offer excellent opportunities for children to connect with nature. They help to:

  • Improve biodiversity within schools through the planting and maintenance of native species and the installation of suitable habitats such as ponds, stone piles and insect homes
  • Provide opportunities for hands-on experiences that lead to developing active citizens who will protect environmental integrity
  • Demonstrate the effectiveness of outdoor education in improving student motivation, academic achievement and individual-level outcomes such as creativity, problem-solving, social skills and self-discipline.
  • Create a framework within which students can construct their own learning
  • Promote health benefits of green spaces in school grounds
  • Showcase the value of green spaces as an integral part of school grounds